Author(s): Takayuki Kosaki; Walter Wagner; Heinz von Holzen (Photographer)
In Japan where there are more festivals than there are days of the year, it's no surprise that food is a daily celebration unto itself!The Food of Japan
is a diverse compilation of 96 recipes collected and beautifully photographed in several regions of Japan.
The many different styles of Japanese cooking is a treat not only to the palate but the eyes and nose as well making it a complete epicurean experience. History and culture have shaped the cuisine which is carefully explained in this introductory guide as well as eating styles, cooking techniques, authentic ingredients, and regional differences.
Recipes included range from soup stocks to main dishes to desserts including:
- Miso Soup with Clams
- Chawan Mushi
- Cherry Blossom Dumplings
Steps to creating traditional Japanese dishes along with new twists on old classics are featured in this vibrantly illustrated guide. A lovely addition to the serious home chef's library or for the budding gourmand's entry into cooking at home,The Food of Japan
is destined to be a classic.