Author(s): Martin Boetz
A sumptuous collection of Thai-inspired recipes for the modern kitchen, "Modern Thai Food" contains 100 favorite dishes translated for home cooks from the acclaimed Longrain restaurants. Also included are recipes for the cocktails and 'stick drinks' that have made Longrain's bar famous, and a comprehensive illustrated glossary. Foreword by David Thompson Photographs by Jeremy Simons
Martin Boetz was born in Germany and moved to Australia with his family as a young child. His interest in cooking began early, his greatest influence being his grandmother and her home-style cooking. He has worked in kitchens in Australia and overseas; it was at David Thompson's Darley Street Thai that he was first introduced to Asian-style cooking. He is head chef and co-owner of Longrain.
Sam Christie was born and raised in Sydney, and began his career at The Bayswater Brasserie, Kings Cross, as a cocktail barman while still in his teens. He has worked for Terence Conran at Quaglino's in London, and for Tetsuya Wakuda at Tetsuya's in Sydney. He is sommelier, maitre d' and co-owner of Longrain.