Kiin: Recipes and Stories from Northern Thailand

By Nuit Regular
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A journey through northern Thailand in 120 authentic recipes with stunning location photography.

Nuit Regular offers the unique flavours of northern Thai food in a stunning collection of authentic recipes, essays, and location photography. Inspired by the ingredients and aromas of growing up in northern Thailand, Nuit learned to cook in her mother's kitchen. Cooking food with ingredients from the market or family garden, this cookbook is a reflection of Nuit's life in Thailand and her passion for cooking and sharing Thai cuisine with others. 

Kiin, which means "eat" in Thai, transports readers to northern Thailand on a journey to discover the ingredients, markets, and culture that inform all of the recipes. A Thai meal rarely has just one dish--and you will have plenty of recipes to cook and share in the traditional Thai style--a tableful of brightly coloured dishes that the whole family can pass around and enjoy. The recipes, including Steamed Chicken Dumplings, Vegetarian Golden Bags, Spicy and Sour Soup with Shrimp and Tom Yum Paste, Northern Beef Curry, Young Green Jackfruit Curry, Rice Vermicelli Noodles with Barbecue Pork, Five Spice Chicken with Egg, Papaya Salad, and Mango Sticky Rice, are a glimpse into the wonders of northern Thai food.

Cookbook Updates

  • Steamed Chicken Dumplings (p.58) - Should be 1 tsp thin soy sauce instead of 1/3 cup (in the filling)

  • Coconut Soup with Chicken (p.119) - Should be 2 teaspoons salt instead of 2 tablespoons

  • Baked Rice Cake (p.287) - Should be baking soda instead of baking powder

Praise for Kiin

"Chef Nuit’s Kiin vividly introduces her family’s traditional recipes and local ingredients through engaging personal stories and delectable photographs, bringing the scents and sounds of Northern Thai cooking to life and showcasing Thai culture through its cuisine. Congratulations on this beautiful cookbook."

H.E. Mr. Kallayana Vipattipumiprates, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada

"Beautiful food with even more beautiful stories, this book transports me back to Thailand. Chef Nuit has indulged us with recipes of classic Thai dishes and truly unique gems of the North."

Pailin Chongchitnant, bestselling author of Hot Thai Kitchen, TV host, and creator and host of the YouTube channel Pailin’s Kitchen

"Nuit’s Kiin is gorgeous, soulful, and vibrant expression of the cooking of Thailand."

Evan Funke, bestselling co-author of American Sfoglino, executive chef, and co-owner of Felix Trattoria



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