Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Getting Acquainted With the Cuisine

Upon researching Thai recepes, I've learned that Thai cuisine makes use of many of the same ingredients used in other Southeast Asian dishes. Lots of hot chile peppers, a similar assortment of spices, and many of the same herbs and fresh ingredients. But as with any cuisine, it's the way the ingredients are combined, prepared and presented that makes it truly unique.