Buddha's Table: Thai Feasting Vegetarian Style, by Chat Mingkwan. ISBN 1570671613. Buddha's Table presents a magnificent and joyful celebration of Thai cuisine that is guaranteed to add diversity and pleasure to your cooking and dining experience. It's easy to prepare any dish on a Thai menu with these guidelines and recipes from Thai chef Chat Mingkwan. Discover how to enhance the flavors that are found in Thai produce and spices and learn how to make your own curry pastes and sauces, the foundation for any great Thai meal. Chat's experience as a cooking instructor can be seen in his use of precise measurements, easy techniques, and simple instructions. These recipes have been tasted over and over by students and friends to ensure that they are flawless and delicious, but most important, that they manifest the Thai soul.