Serves 4 to 6
4 to 5 cups coarsely grated unripe papaya
3 cloves garlic, chopped
3 small chilies, chopped
4 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons crushed peanuts
pepper to taste
lettuce and cabbage leaves
tomato slices and tomatoes carved into rose shapes to be used as a garnish
Mix the grated papaya with the garlic, chilies, fish sauce, lemon juice and peanuts. Season with pepper. Serve on a bed of lettuce and cabbage leaves. Garnish with tomatoes.
--"Discover Thai Cooking," by Pierre Chaslin and Piyatep Canungmai (Times Editions, 1987, $18)
Makes 28 rolls; serves 14
3 pounds lean ground chuck
2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons celery salt
Papaya Salad; Stuffed Cabbage; Roast Pork Tenderloin With Fennel; Hometown Girl Chocolate Ice-Cream Soda; Spaghetti and Meatballs; Rhubarb Sorbet With a Bite
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