Thai is the hottest cuisine in America... in more ways than one. In a book certain to make it easy and enjoyable to prepare favorite Thai dishes at home, Bill Haney shares the secrets of Somnuk “Sandy” Arpachinda, regarded as “the mother of Thai cooking” in Michigan. With her husband, Montree, Sandy began in 1993 introducing diners to the delights and taste thrills of Thai cuisine and now owns and operates several outstanding Thai restaurants in southeast Michigan.

The book includes descriptions of Thai ingredients, tips on how to use them, and nuggets of advice from a restaurateur who is an outstanding chef in her own right. Plus, insights into Thai traditions, legends, and history.