Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, in cooperation with Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Culinary School, organised a fundraising project for Operation Smile Thailand with the award-winning cookbook Le Cordon Bleu Dusit Som Tum Cook Book.
The book provides a brief history of the origins of som tum; its social influences, essential ingredients, and complementary wine pairings, as well as a variety of recipes.
Som Tum presents 23 creations by chefs from the Dusit School, led by Executive Master Chef Fabrice Danniel, Cedric Maton, Pruek Sumpantaworaboot and Geraldine Mueller. It also includes two recipes from guest chefs Rapeepan Luang-aramrut and celebrity chef Phol Tantasathien.
All the dishes presented in the book, from appetisers, main course to desserts, are inspired by the famous Thai som tum dish, but with a French twist. To see or review the cookbook, click: http://bit.ly/somtumsp
All proceeds from cookbook sales go directly to Dusit Thani’s on-going Corporate Social Responsibility campaign ‘Dusit Smiles for Operation Smiles Thailand.’
Operation Smile Thailand is a charity that provides reconstructive surgery for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate. Each year, Dusit International organizes the surgery and treatment for disadvantaged children all around Thailand. For more information, please log on to http://www.dusit.com/dusit-smiles.html and/or http://www.operationsmile.org
The book is now available for purchase at Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket’s concierge counter, priced at THB 1,000.