Cod, Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history with this humble fish as its recurring main character. Cod, it turns out, is the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic, and it is the only reason they could. What did the Vikings eat in icy Greenland and on the five expeditions to America recorded in the Icelandic sagas? Cod, frozen and dried in the frosty air, then broken into pieces and eaten like hardtack. What was the staple of the medieval diet? Cod again, sold salted by the Basques, an enigmatic people with a mysterious, unlimited supply of cod. As we make our way through the centuries of cod history, we also find a delicious legacy of recipes, and the tragic story of environmental failure, of depleted fishing stocks where once their numbers were legendary. In this lovely, thoughtful history, Mark Kurlansky ponders the question: Is the fish that changed the world forever changed by the world's folly?
“Every once in a while a writer of particular skill takes a fresh, seemingly improbable idea and turns out a book of pure delight. Such is the case of Mark Kurlansky and the codfish.” –David McCullough, author of The Wright Brothers and 1776
From the Trade Paperback edition.
• Eat to stop weight gain and strip away unwanted fat.
• Reverse diabetes and protect yourself from Alzheimer’s.
• Free yourself from inflammation, allergies, and hormonal chaos.
• Enjoy the most delicious, nutritious foods from the world’s most beloved cuisine.
• Break out of the diet-and-exercise trap for good!
The Mediterranean diet is the most universally accepted healthy eating regimen around. But what, exactly, is it? If you think it’s pasta with red sauce, Italian bread drizzled in olive oil, and plenty of fresh fruit and cheese, you’re wrong—dead wrong. The Mediterranean Zone is here to set you right.
Barry Sears, Ph.D., revolutionized dieting with his 1995 bestseller The Zone. In the two decades since its publication, its principles of eating for optimal hormonal balance have become the standard by which diets are measured. Now, in The Mediterranean Zone, you’ll learn how our modern American diet changes the inflammatory response inside our bodies—and how that increased inflammation puts you at risk for Alzheimer’s, diabetes, cancer, and more. You’ll learn which Mediterranean diet foods help put out the fire, reducing your risk of disease while stripping away pounds, boosting your energy, and even lightening your mood! And you’ll learn how to turbocharge the Mediterranean diet to make it even more effective!
Live your best life, in your best body, with The Mediterranean Zone.
Praise for The Mediterranean Zone
“I consider Dr. Barry Sears a mentor, innovator, and wise teacher. The Mediterranean Zone is a powerful new book that will help change your health quickly and permanently. It is not a fad, but a program that will get and keep you well for a very long time.”—Daniel G. Amen, M.D., founder, Amen Clinics, Inc., and bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
“The Mediterranean Zone is very readable for the layman, but it also contains some significant new science, particularly in the appendix, for those who really want to learn about the biochemistry of omega-3 fatty acids, polyphenols, and epigenetics. Dr. Sears has clarified many aspects for me regarding the resolution of inflammation. His discussion of eicosanoids and gene transcription factors remains the best I have read. Finally, the dietary circle of anti-inflammatory nutrition is completed by his superb discussion of the value of polyphenols in any diet, and in particular an anti-inflammatory diet. I remain extremely admiring of his ability to take such complicated science and put it in an understandable and useful form.”—Joseph C. Maroon, M.D., professor and vice chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery, Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, and team neurosurgeon, Pittsburgh Steelers
From the Hardcover edition.
Pubs in Ireland are the cornerstone of their communities, relaxed places where locals and visitors can experience the best of traditional Irish hospitality. Many pubs have also become the place to go for a great meal, with a choice of both traditional and contemporary dishes. In recent years Irish cooking has been transformed, with skilful cooks making the most of wonderful fresh local produce to create delicious new dishes and giving a twist to many classics. This collection includes the best of both worlds – with best-loved recipes such as Irish Stew and Split Pea and Ham Soup, and also newer recipes, like Scallop Chowder or Oatmeal and Raspberry Cream to set your taste buds tingling.
"Greenberg’s breezy, engaging style weaves history, politics, environmental policy, and marine biology." --New Yorker
In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nation’s seafood supply—telling the surprising story of why Americans stopped eating from their own waters.
In 2005, the United States imported five billion pounds of seafood, nearly double what we imported twenty years earlier. Bizarrely, during that same period, our seafood exports quadrupled. American Catch examines New York oysters, Gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to reveal how it came to be that 91 percent of the seafood Americans eat is foreign.
In the 1920s, the average New Yorker ate six hundred local oysters a year. Today, the only edible oysters lie outside city limits. Following the trail of environmental desecration, Greenberg comes to view the New York City oyster as a reminder of what is lost when local waters are not valued as a food source.
Farther south, a different catastrophe threatens another seafood-rich environment. When Greenberg visits the Gulf of Mexico, he arrives expecting to learn of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s lingering effects on shrimpers, but instead finds that the more immediate threat to business comes from overseas. Asian-farmed shrimp—cheap, abundant, and a perfect vehicle for the frying and sauces Americans love—have flooded the American market.
Finally, Greenberg visits Bristol Bay, Alaska, home to the biggest wild sockeye salmon run left in the world. A pristine, productive fishery, Bristol Bay is now at great risk: The proposed Pebble Mine project could under¬mine the very spawning grounds that make this great run possible. In his search to discover why this pre¬cious renewable resource isn’t better protected, Green¬berg encounters a shocking truth: the great majority of Alaskan salmon is sent out of the country, much of it to Asia. Sockeye salmon is one of the most nutritionally dense animal proteins on the planet, yet Americans are shipping it abroad.
Despite the challenges, hope abounds. In New York, Greenberg connects an oyster restoration project with a vision for how the bivalves might save the city from rising tides. In the Gulf, shrimpers band together to offer local catch direct to consumers. And in Bristol Bay, fishermen, environmentalists, and local Alaskans gather to roadblock Pebble Mine. With American Catch, Paul Greenberg proposes a way to break the current destructive patterns of consumption and return American catch back to American eaters.
The Washington Post:
"Americans need to eat more American seafood. It’s a point [Greenberg] makes compellingly clear in his new book, American Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood...Greenberg had at least one convert: me.”
Jane Brody, New York Times
The Los Angeles Times
“If this makes it sound like American Catch is another of those dry, haranguing issue-driven books that you read mostly out of obligation, you needn’t worry. While Greenberg has a firm grasp of the facts, he also has a storyteller’s knack for framing them in an entertaining way.”
The Guardian (UK)
“A wonderful new book”
"This is on the top of my summer reading list. A Fast Food Nation for fish.”
From the Hardcover edition.
Stuffed with tips and tricks - you'll roll, press, and mold sushi like a pro!
From rolling sushi properly to presenting it with pizzazz, this book has everything you need to know to impress your friends with homemade maki-sushi (rolls) and nigiri-sushi (individual pieces). You'll find over 55 recipes from Tuna Sushi Rice Balls to Rainbow Rolls, plus handy techniques to demystify the art of sushi making - and make it fun!
Discover how to:
* Find the right equipment and ingredients
* Understand the special language of sushi
* Make fragrant sushi rice
* Prepare vegetarian and fish-free recipes
* Dish up sushi-friendly drinks and side dishes
Ceviche—fresh seafood cured in citrus—boasts lively, bright flavors along with a low-fat, high-protein healthiness. In this revised edition of The Great Ceviche Book, award-winning chef Douglas Rodriguez reminds us why he is the foremost Latin chef in America. You’ll find straightforward instructions and confidence-building advice to walk you through all the ceviche fundamentals: its basic formula of six ingredients, the four safety commandments, helpful kitchen equipment to have on hand, and serving suggestions to create beautiful presentations.
Rodriguez’s passionate take on the subject offers more than forty diverse ceviche recipes, from traditional dishes originating in Central and South America such as Chilean Sea Bass with Lemon Oil and Ecuadorian Shrimp, to recipes that draw on diverse ethnic influences such as Gingered Toro Tuna with Soy and Sesame. Chapters on tasty side dishes and helpful basics round out everything you need to know to make this simple yet sophisticated cuisine in your own kitchen. Rodriguez’s streamlined preparations allow home cooks to focus on the virtues of freshness and pure flavors.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Dive into this collection of more than 650 shrimp recipes. Whether you love shrimp fried, steamed, baked, broiled, or grilled, in mole sauce, cream sauce, cocktail sauce, peanut sauce, or garlic sauce, crispy, crunchy, tender, hot, or cold, you're about to fall in love with shrimp all over again. Rediscover the classics like shrimp rémoulade or go cutting edge with sweet and spicy black pepper caramel shrimp. Try shrimp twists on familiar international favorites like paprikash and vindaloo. And don't forget the crowd pleasers like shrimp nachos and popcorn shrimp. For a formal dinner, a quick family meal, or a tasty snack, The Ultimate Shrimp Book has the perfect shrimp recipe for every occasion.
Seafood also includes 300 recipes: one hundred of these are world classics, such as Coquilles St. Jacques, Thai Fish Cakes, or New England Clam Chowder, that are kept true to their roots with authentic ingredients, preparation, and cooking methods. A further 200 recipes are written with today's time-pressed cook in mind, using readily available ingredients and quick, simple methods.
No other book photographs as many species of fish, has as many illustrated techniques, or explains as clearly the complex issues of ethical commercial fishing and buying responsibly. This encyclopedic guide to cooking the edible fishes of the world will have a place on the bookshelf of any chef.
Forget the Space Needle. The true thrill of Seattle lies in Pike Place Market, where the world-famous, must-see, salmon-tossing Fish Guys have been enthralling and educating hordes of fans since 1965. The Fish Guys even inspired the bestselling business book FISH!, which has sold more than 1.4 million copies. In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys serves up more than 100 savory seafood recipes and tips answering the most popular question the Fish Guys get: “How do you cook that?” It features a unique primer on sustainability, with inspiring words from the fishmongers who made Pike Place Fish entirely sustainable in 2011.
Located in the nation’s oldest continually operating farmers’ market, which draws ten million visitors each year, Pike Place Fish revives the lost art of selecting and preparing seafood. Home cooks will learn how to cook fish and seafood from the pros, including storage and easy cooking techniques, in addition to mouthwatering recipes like Thai Curry Mussels, Anders’s Dungeness Crab and Bacon Quiche, Cajun BBQ Shrimp Skewers, and Coconut Maple Salmon. Ideas for entertaining friends (who will clamor for the Fish Guys’ clambakes and paella parties) are showcased as well. Readers will easily discover why Pike Place Fish has become America’s most recognizable name in the industry, selling 1.5 million pounds of spectacularly perfect seafood each year.Capturing the fun, free-spirited yet seriously knowledgeable essence of these ambassadors of the sea, In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys is the seafood cookbook that will bring a fresh feast of environmentally friendly, chef-quality meals to every home cook.
In this book you will find 25 delicious paleo recipes for you and your family to enjoy at dinner time.
This book will also help guide you choosing fresh fish which is a primary requisite for creating yummy fish dishes. Further, we have created a roster of unique fish recipes that will surely titillate your gastronomic tastes—from broiling, baking, boiling, stir fry and sandwiches!
Paleo for Beginners introduces you to the healthiest, most time-tested diet in human history with:
• 150 delicious Paleo recipes for every meal
• Detailed information on the proven health benefits of eating Paleo
• Q&A to determine how eating Paleo fits with your lifestyle
• Detailed 30-day meal plan
• Tips on building a Paleo pantry and staying Paleo outside your home
• Special advice for weight loss, athletes, and other dietary needs
With Paleo for Beginners rediscover the foods your body was designed to consume, and start start feeling and looking better right away.
Here are more than 100 of the restaurant’s classic recipes—some dating back to its opening in 1913—along with behind-the-scenes stories, historical anecdotes, and a wealth of expert information on buying, cooking, and serving fish. An ocean’s worth of delicious eating is provided: from raw bar and seafood buffet favorites, to stews and chowders, to fish dishes fried, broiled, and grilled. Featured throughout are vintage images and ephemera, along with sumptuous food photography. Part history, part souvenir, The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant Cookbook </i>is a must-have for visitors and New Yorkers alike.
Praise for The Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant Cookbook:
“A big, handsome book full of wonderful photographs, nostalgic tales and enticing recipes—some dating back to the restaurant’s opening 100 years ago . . . you will appreciate the no nonsense instructions for buying, cooking and serving seafood.” —Miami Herald
“Helps uncertain home cooks navigate the world of clams, crabs, shrimp, and more. Starting with a very simple yet comprehensive oyster list (including source, flavor, and size) and then delving into recipes for a Maryland Crab Cake Sandwich, a Manhattan Clam Chowder, and Dover Sole Meuniere, the cookbook tackles it all, and provides helpful tips and loving historic tidbits throughout.”—Epicurious.com
Few home cooks prepare the dishes typically served in restaurants, and nowhere is that more true than in Japan. Fortunately, Japanese Homestyle Cooking introduces Western taste buds to the flavorful, delicious, and easy-to-prepare foods that Japanese home cooks make every day for family and friends.
Readers will delight in this easy-to-follow Japanese cookbook's step-by-step recipes—including how to use a rice cooker—and their families will love trying tasty new dishes such as sukiyaki, shabu-shabu, and teppanyaki. Many home style Japanese dishes are meat-free and instead feature seafood or tofu along with a wide variety of vegetables, making them perfect for vegetarians. Accessible and simple to master, the over 80 recipes in Japanese Homestyle Cooking are as authentic as they are delicious.
Homestyle Japanese recipes include: Classic Miso Soup with Tofu and Mushrooms Sukiyaki Beef Hotpot Seasame Omelet Rolls with Shrimp Grilled Yakitori Chicken Skewers Japanese Grilled Steak Smoked Trout Sushi RollsHand-rolled Sushi Cones with Ginger Chicken And many more! From seafood dishes to using a rice cooker, Japanese Homestyle Cooking will bring a wonderful depth of flavor and many tasty new foods to your table.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
The fact remains that a perfect pizza is the sum of all these factors. If you use the right ingredients but don’t cook the pizza well, it wouldn’t taste awesome. Same goes for not using the best topping for a particular pizza. So, it has to be an effort in totality. We have tried to compile a list of pizza recipes that are perfect in every sense of the word. If you haven’t baked a perfect pizza yet, this Book will help you get there.
If you are looking for new food recipes, then this is the perfect book for you as it has lots of exotic and extraordinary food items yet can easily be recreated in a novice’s kitchen! So, have fun creating yummy and healthy meals for yourself or the family.
**Bonus Link inside: 204-page “The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Rice the Indian Way” FREE with this book**
From Prasenjeet Kumar, the #1 best-selling author of the “Cooking In A Jiffy” series of cookbooks, comes the Ultimate Guide to Cooking Fish with such exotic spices and taste that you will be left asking for more.
So say bye to the boring boiled and broiled ways to make fish and prawn dishes and let this new book open your eyes to the wonderful possibilities of cooking fish the way northern, southern, eastern and western Indians do.
There are six starter (or dry) dishes, 14 curries, 12 prawn dishes, and 4 ways to cook fish head and eggs (caviar) the Indian way. For the spice-challenged or nostalgia ridden folks, there are 7 dishes from the days of the British Raj.
So if you were wondering how to incorporate this superb, dripping with long strands of polyunsaturated essential omega-3 fatty acids (that the human body can’t naturally produce), low-calorie, high quality protein rich white meat in your daily diet, just grab this book with both your hands.
Other books in the Cooking In A Jiffy Series
How to Create a Complete Meal in a Jiffy (FREE) (Book 1)
The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Rice the Indian Way (Book 2)
The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Fish the Indian Way (Book 3)
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Experience this deliciously unique dining with “Asian Hotpots: How to Cook Simple and Delicious Hot pot Dishes at Home!” This book will feature 35 hot pot recipes from China, Japan, Korea, and other parts of Asia. Aside from the simple and easy-to-follow recipes and tips, this book will also contain a bit of history about hotpots.
Tyler believes the ultimate meal brings together good food, good friends, and good times–with Tyler’s Ultimate as your guide you can elevate any gathering to a cause for celebration and every family meal to an occasion worth savoring. In his travels around the world for his Food Network show, he’s sampled countless versions of classic dishes, taking an ideal technique from one, a perfect ingredient from another. Here he gives you the best of the best.
Make no mistake: Tyler’s approach here may be simplified and the ingredients list streamlined, but your palate will never feel compromised. These recipes are packed with zesty flavors, yet easy to pull together and always straightforward enough for even novice cooks. Because Tyler believes that the little details separate a good meal from a “wow!” experience, his recipes feature bright, exciting flavors that sing on the tongue yet don’t require fancy equipment or exotic ingredients. Tyler has collected all his most trusted and best-loved recipes for the ultimate collection of go-to meals, including can’t-miss versions of the dishes we all crave most: the ultimate burger, French onion soup, beef stew, macaroni and cheese, and chocolate mousse, plus exciting new discoveries that will find a permanent home in your cooking repertoire.
Filled with recipes for sensational, all-American food, Tyler’s Ultimate is the all-around, everyday great cookbook his fans have been waiting for.
If you would like to know how to create this authentic dish as they did hundreds of years ago then look no further.
Our recipe is simplified and easy to follow.
Just Sushi: A Collection of Simple Sushi Recipes will show you how you can create delicious sushi right in your own kitchens.
Rick Stein's passion for flavour and enthusiasm for food shine through his recipes and his unerring ability to reassure nervous cooks will make this fish cookbook an invaluable resource.
Hotpots have always been part of the Asian food tradition and are definitely the quintessential comfort food. In Japan, hotpots are thus enjoyed not just for their taste but also asa unique dining experience that brings the family together.
Experience delicious andhomey dining with "The Japanese Hotpot Book: How to Cook Simple, Authentic Japanese Hot Pot Dishes." This book will feature 36 easy-to-follow Japanese hotpot recipes, including tips and a bit of history for you to enjoy.
Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology and natural history of the edible creatures of the sea, and tells the fascinating story of an Indo-Chinese meal reinvented in nineteenth-century Tokyo as a cheap fast food. He reveals the pioneers who brought sushi to the United States and explores how this unlikely meal is exploding into the American heartland just as the long-term future of sushi may be unraveling.
The Story of Sushi is at once a compelling tale of human determination and a delectable smorgasbord of surprising food science, intrepid reporting, and provocative cultural history.
This sushi cookbook contains recipes for battleship gunkan sushi, California rolls, chirashi scattered sushi, egg wrapped sushi, hand formed nigiri sushi, hand rolled temaki sushi, inari tofu pouch sushi, inside out sushi rolls, maki sushi, sashimi, soups, and more. Recipes include:California rollsEgg wrapped sushi with mushroomsNigiri sushi with prawnsTuna and eelInari tofu pouch sushiTuna sashimiHand rolled cone temaki sushiMiso soup with tofu and mushroomsAnd many more! Also included are unit conversion tables, dual measurements, tips for buying fresh fish, cutting tips and methods, a list of necessary utensils, instructions to prepare sushi rice, and over 30 detailed photos. Each recipe in this sushi book includes cook time, prep time, and serving sizes. Enjoy!
With Steak with Friends, celebrated chef and noted cookbook author Rick Tramonto personally invites readers into his home to share a dazzling array of 150 steak and seafood recipes with all the trimmings.
In this cookbook, Rick places special emphasis on choosing and preparing steaks, and provides beef and temperature charts, drink recipes, and even suggestions for what music to play while you cook. These sophisticated yet simple-to-prepare recipes show home cooks how to reproduce the flavors and great steakhouse food from Rick's steak and seafood restaurants in the Chicago area.
With recipes geared toward home chefs in an easy-to-read format and accented with warm photography of Rick and his family, Steak with Friends is for anyone who loves grilling or cooking at home with friends and family.
Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment.
On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped give birth to the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have now been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques.
Among the major themes addressed throughout this new edition are:
Traditional and modern methods of food production and their influences on food quality The great diversity of methods by which people in different places and times have prepared the same ingredients Tips for selecting the best ingredients and preparing them successfully The particular substances that give foods their flavors and that give us pleasure Our evolving knowledge of the health benefits and risks of foods
On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.
This book gives out some delicious Non Vegetarian Indian recipes which are very easy to prepare. Do look out for the next edition by the author on Indian Vegetarian Recipes.
With high demand for predator species like tuna and salmon, wealthy nations like the U.S. convert "reduction" species such as anchovies, mackerel, and sardines into feed for salmon and other farmed animals--even though these overlooked fish are pakcked with health-boosting Omega-3 fatty acids and could feed millions. By establishing science-based quotos, protecting wild habitats, and reducing bycatch (and treating anchovies and their like as food, not feed), Sharpless believes that effective ocean stewardship can put healthy, sustainable seafood on the table forever. To that end, Oceana has tapped 20-plus chefs, including Mario Batali, Eric Ripert, and Jose Andres for recipes that give us all a role to play in this revolutionary mission: to save the fish so that we can eat more fish.
In this sushi making book, Japanese cooking expert Yumi Umemura offers eighty-five recipes that combine sushi rice with ingredients ranging from its time-honored partners to unexpectedly delicious ingredients—such as Thai fish sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, cooked meats like roast beef or chicken and French ratatouille—that infuse Japanese sushi with an unexpected and international flair. Sushi fans will love Umemura's traditional instructions for making Inside-Out Rolls, Nigiri Sushi, Hand Rolls, and Inari Sushi, and her exciting and innovative recipes for Thai Shrimp Sushi Parcels, Taco Sushi, and Korean Kimchi Sushi Rolls.
Sushi Recipes include:Seared Tataki Beef SushiTempura SushiFour Color RollsTwo-Cheese Tuna Salad RollsSimple Mushroom and Chicken Sushi RicePoached Egg Sushi Rice SaladProsciutto RollsTuna Tartare Gunkan SushiAvocado Sesame RollsThai Shrimp Sushi ParcelsKorean Kimchi Sushi Rolls
Whether making the classic thick rolls, thin rolls, or experimenting with one of Umemura's fun and easy-to-make inventions such as ball or pizza sushi, The Sushi Lover's Cookbook is the one sushi cookbook fanatics need to guide them to sushi nirvana.
Since opening the hugely popular Pear Café nine years ago, Elly Pear has been on a quest for good food and new ideas. Having found real results sticking to the 5:2 way of eating, Elly shares some of her favourite, most exciting pescatarian recipes for eating well and enjoying food on both fast days and feast days.
Quick & Easy Japanese contains everything you need to create over 30 healthy and authentic Japanese meals. This wonderful Japanese cookbook contains instructions to make all kinds of Japanese desserts, seafood, meat, fish, poultry, noodles, pickles, rice, salads, vegetables, and tofu. Recipes include:Sweet potato cakesPepper seared tuna with wasabiMild Japanese beef curryUdon noodle soup with vegetablesPickled Chinese cabbageSweet soy chicken and egg rice bowlFresh tofu saladGlazed sweet potato chunksAnd many more! Also included in this book are unit conversion tables, dual measurements, over 30 detailed photos, and an overview of basic Japanese ingredients needed to create these delicious Japanese favorites. Enjoy!
Bringing a wealth of experience and a great passion for Japanese cooking to the table, Debra introduces the aesthetics and quality food that are the hallmarks of Japanese cuisine. She learned through her years in Japan that true Japanese homestyle dishes are easy to prepare once you master a few basic techniques. And now that authentic Japanese ingredients are available in most supermarkets, Japanese food has become far more accessible than ever before.
The recipes in this Japanese cookbook, the result of decades spent teaching and preparing homestyle Japanese dishes, include familiar favorites like Hand-Rolled Sushi and classic Miso Soup and less familiar but equally welcome dishes such as Lobster Rolls with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Fried Pork Cutlets. There is also a chapter on the increasingly popular bento lunch boxes, along with a wonderful selection of desserts, including the delectable Mochi Dumplings with Strawberries. All of the recipes come with stories and cooking tips to help bring the sights, aromas and tastes of Japan into your kitchen at home.
This Japanese cookbook includes chapters on: Basic recipes Sushi Snacks and appetizers Soups and salads Rice and noodles Meat and poultry Fish and seafood Vegetable and tofu dishes Bento Desserts and drinks