The Pepper Thai Cookbook – Cook Real Hawaii

Enter our US giveaway to win a copy of The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom by Pepper Teigen and Cook Real Hawai’i by Sheldon Simeon. Two great books that bring some exciting flavors to your table.

First, we have The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone’s Favorite Thai Mom by Pepper Teigen (Chrissy’s mom) which is everything I hoped it would be. Take a little Cravings and a lot of Pepper’s love of food and you have one great title and the photos of the Legend/Teigen family are a bonus. 

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Cook Real Hawai’i by Sheldon Simeon: Sheldon is a two-time Top Chef finalist and Fan Favorite and his food always impressed me. Here he delivers 100 recipes that embody the beautiful cross-cultural exchange of the Hawaiian islands. Crispy gau gee with shoyu mustard, Maui flying saucers (described as a love child between sloppy Joe’s and a grilled cheese) and Condensed milk cheesecake with Ovaltine crust are a few examples that give you a

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Special thanks to the publishers for offering a set of the above books in our US giveaway.  Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index of The Pepper Thai Cookbook would you try first?

Which recipe in the index of Cook Real Hawai’i would you try first?

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  • rchesser  on  July 28, 2021

    Shrimp and bacon glass noodle salad.

  • rchesser  on  July 28, 2021

    “Bottom of the plate lunch” salad.

  • kitchen_chick  on  July 28, 2021

    Spicy Basil Melon Salaf

  • kitchen_chick  on  July 28, 2021

    Eggplant “Jun Boy”

  • matag  on  July 28, 2021

    Naked shrimp salad

  • matag  on  July 28, 2021

    Hawaiian-style ‘ahi poke

  • redcurrant  on  July 29, 2021

    Crispy fried bananas

  • redcurrant  on  July 29, 2021

    Hawaiian sweet potatoes with coconut cream and dry aku

  • lean1  on  July 29, 2021

    From Pepper Thai Pounded Peanut Sauce

  • lean1  on  July 29, 2021

    Kim Chee Dip from Cook real Hawai i

  • satkins08  on  July 29, 2021

    I would make the Luna’s brocolli beef dish-this looks delicious

  • satkins08  on  July 29, 2021

    I would make Kim Chee dip from the Hawaii recipes.

  • riley  on  July 29, 2021

    Chili-lime fried cashews

  • riley  on  July 29, 2021

    Cold ginger chicken

  • stephntran  on  July 29, 2021

    Thai beef jerky!!! Yum!

  • stephntran  on  July 29, 2021

    Spam musubi for sure!!

  • Siegal  on  July 30, 2021

    I want to make the green papaya salad

  • Siegal  on  July 30, 2021

    I want to make breakfast fried rice

  • TammyDee  on  July 30, 2021

    From Pepper Thai, I’d try the Famous Spring Rolls first.

  • TammyDee  on  July 30, 2021

    Spam Musubi looks good in the Cook Real Hawaii cookbook! I’d try that first.

  • kayokay  on  July 30, 2021

    I’m really interested in trying the Pad Thai Brussels Sprouts!

  • kayokay  on  July 30, 2021

    I cant wait to try the Huli Huli chicken!

  • virjeania  on  July 31, 2021

    My famous spring rolls

  • virjeania  on  July 31, 2021

    Hawaiian-style ‘ahi poke

  • jenlhawes  on  July 31, 2021

    Pad see ew is at the top of my list

  • kmn4  on  July 31, 2021

    Thai tea bread pudding

  • kmn4  on  July 31, 2021

    Guri guri

  • sarahawker  on  July 31, 2021

    From Pepper Thai I would start with Moo ping

  • sarahawker  on  July 31, 2021

    From Real Hawaii: Mochiko fried chicken

  • Leonard5854  on  July 31, 2021

    “Bow-Thai” see ew

  • Leonard5854  on  July 31, 2021

    Spicy mayo poke

  • PennyG  on  August 1, 2021

    Thai Tea Bread Pudding sounds interesting.

  • PennyG  on  August 1, 2021

    I would try Roof Lemons or Wet Lemons.

  • priyamaine  on  August 1, 2021

    brussels sprouts; poke!

  • gilmonster  on  August 2, 2021

    green papaya salad

  • gilmonster  on  August 2, 2021

    Hawaiian-style ‘ahi poke

  • ravensfan  on  August 2, 2021

    My famous spring rolls

  • ravensfan  on  August 2, 2021

    Spam musubi

  • kelrific  on  August 3, 2021

    I want to try Pepper’s chicken satay with peanut sauce 🙂

  • kelrific  on  August 3, 2021

    The kimchi dip in “Cook Real Hawaii” is catching my eye!

  • MarciK  on  August 5, 2021

    Pork and ginger rice porridge (Jok moo)

  • MarciK  on  August 5, 2021

    Portuguese bean soup

  • vhfvhf  on  August 6, 2021

    Thai beef jerky

  • LaurenE  on  August 7, 2021

    Shrimp and bacon glass noodle salad

  • LaurenE  on  August 7, 2021

    Bottom of the plate lunch salad

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  August 7, 2021

    Pad Thai Brussels sprouts

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  August 7, 2021

    Hawaiian-style ‘ahi poke

  • clairew137  on  August 8, 2021

    Spicy Basil Melon Salaf

  • ethedens  on  August 11, 2021

    The first thing I’d make from Pepper’s Thai would be the crispy shrimp toast.

  • ethedens  on  August 11, 2021

    The first thing I’d make from Real Hawaii would be the butter mochi.

  • debbiehb  on  August 12, 2021

    Luna’s broccoli beef

  • debbiehb  on  August 12, 2021

    Hawaiian-style ‘ahi poke

  • cezovski  on  August 13, 2021

    I would make Thai glazed ribs first

  • cezovski  on  August 13, 2021

    From Cook Real Hawaii, I would make Jumping shrimp kinilaw first

  • NatalyaM  on  August 13, 2021

    Sardine pupu from “Cook Real Hawai’i”

  • NatalyaM  on  August 13, 2021

    Tangy cucumber salad from “The Pepper Thai Cookbook”

  • EmilyR  on  August 13, 2021

    Pepper Thai : Pounded Peanut Sauce

  • EmilyR  on  August 13, 2021

    Cook Real Hawaii : Eggplant Jun Boy

  • RickPearson54  on  August 13, 2021

    naked shrimp salad

  • RickPearson54  on  August 13, 2021

    kim chee dip

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  August 15, 2021

    Tangy cucumber salad

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  August 15, 2021

    Fried garlic noodles

  • Dannausc  on  August 15, 2021

    Crispy shrimp toast

  • Dannausc  on  August 15, 2021

    Kim chee dip

  • artthecat  on  August 15, 2021

    Pad Mama

  • LeMinou  on  August 17, 2021

    Shrimp toast

  • LeMinou  on  August 17, 2021

    Butter mochi

  • ChicagoJen  on  August 17, 2021

    Lemon olive oil

  • ChicagoJen  on  August 17, 2021

    Hot basil eggplant

  • moralla  on  August 17, 2021

    Shrimp and bacon glass noodle salad

  • moralla  on  August 17, 2021

    Shoyu ‘ahi poke

  • sarahteertzah  on  August 21, 2021

    Mushroom yum

  • sarahteertzah  on  August 21, 2021

    Coconut shrimp

  • teamkies  on  August 24, 2021

    Maui kale salad with sweet onion dressing and pad Thai Brussels sprouts

  • Eallen3503  on  August 25, 2021

    Pad Thai Brussels sprouts yum!

  • cellenly  on  August 26, 2021

    tangy cucumber salad

  • cellenly  on  August 26, 2021

    kim chee dip

  • Tovie  on  August 26, 2021

    One of the dips or maybe the Thai jerky. Smoked meat with Guava.

  • CookingPerson  on  August 26, 2021

    Chile lime flavored cashews

  • CookingPerson  on  August 26, 2021

    Garden poke

  • JenjiD  on  August 28, 2021

    Famous spring rolls!

  • JenjiD  on  August 28, 2021

    Kim Chee Dip

  • Shelley.b  on  September 3, 2021

    Sweet shallot dip with green mango

  • Shelley.b  on  September 3, 2021

    Jumping shrimp kinilaw

  • avonleajules  on  September 10, 2021

    chili lime fried cashews would be a great snack

  • avonleajules  on  September 10, 2021

    Hawaiian style Ahi Poke

  • rubytue  on  September 11, 2021

    I would love to try Seafood pad cha

  • rubytue  on  September 11, 2021

    I want to try Spicy mayo poke

  • circ2000  on  September 11, 2021

    From Real Hawaii – Mochiko fried chicken

  • circ2000  on  September 11, 2021

    From Pepper Thai – Pounded Peanut Sauce

  • MaineDruid  on  September 13, 2021

    Veggie spring rolls

  • sayeater  on  September 16, 2021

    From the Pepper Thai cookbook I would make the Pomelo salad. In a cookware facebook group I saw someone post a pic of a salad that had grapefruit, peanuts, cilantro and other yummies and I saved the pic to try to recreate. I’ll bet it’s a version of this salad!

  • sayeater  on  September 16, 2021

    Cook Real Hawai’i looks to have strong condiment game! So many interesting options. Right off the bat though that Kim Chee dip was calling me. I’m a sucker for Kim Chee anything.

  • stulled  on  September 16, 2021

    Thai steak salad

  • stulled  on  September 16, 2021

    Pancit

  • liasim  on  September 16, 2021

    Thai glazed ribs

  • liasim  on  September 16, 2021

    maui flying saucers

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