The best Asian Cookbooks in English

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "julsbowma"
 
Thai Food
1.  Thai Food by David Thompson
The list author says:
  "David Thompson's big pink opus is a painsakingly researched, no-holds-barred tome of Thai cuisine. If you understand why pressing your own coconut milk is worthwhile, you'll love this."
£20.40   Used & New from: £13.52
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Sichuan Cookery
2.  Sichuan Cookery by Fuchsia Dunlop
The list author says:
  "There is no better book on Sichuanese cuisine in English. Simply wonderful."
Used & New from: £37.20
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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Yan-Kit's Classic Chinese Cookbook (DK Living)
3.  Yan-Kit's Classic Chinese Cookbook (DK Living) by Yan-Kit So
The list author says:
  "A no-nonsense introduction to real regional Chinese food. You'll never look at your local takeaway in the same way again."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Authentic Vietnamese Cooking: Food from a Family Table
4.  Authentic Vietnamese Cooking: Food from a Family Table by Corinne Trang
The list author says:
  "Corrine Trang's recipe for pho is the one I've been looking for since I first tasted it in Vietnam."
Used & New from: £12.65
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
5.  Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet by Jeffrey Alford
The list author says:
  "Not as authentic or comprehensive as Thompson's book, but good for those nights when you want something easy and not too debased. The photos are gorgeous, too."
£30.00   Used & New from: £17.70
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table
6.  Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table by Mai Pham
The list author says:
  "Contains a great recipe for rice paper skins, adapted for the Western kitchen."
£18.79   Used & New from: £9.08
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Authentic Sichuan Cooking
7.  Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Authentic Sichuan Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop
The list author says:
  "The American edition of Dunlop's Sichuan Cookery. Great for people who cook by volume rather than weight."
£25.02   Used & New from: £13.53
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)