Kinokuniya and Uwajimaya welcome you to Nong's Thai Kitchen!
Rising from humble beginnings to become a Thai cuisine expert and successful restaurateur, Nongkran Daks joins us to reveal the flavors and techniques essential to understanding her native food culture as seen in her bestselling cookbook. Nong's Thai Kitchen. She'll reflect on the art of Thai cooking, share stories, and demonstrate her culinary skills. Following the talk, Nong will perform a live demo, explaining how to pick apineapple and carve it - as shown in her book!
Nongkran Daks is the executive chef and owner of the Thai Basil restaurant in Chantilly, Virginia. Part master chef and dedicated teacher, she makes her cuisine alive in all its authentic, traditional glory. Nongkran's most popular dish is Pad Thai, and she proved her mastery of it when she won Food Network's Pad Thai Throwdown challenge against celebrity chef, Bobby Flay.
The Q+A session will occur inside Kinokuniya Seattle and the live carving demo will be conducted in Uwajimaya market.