Japan The Cookbook
by Nancy Singleton Hachisu; hardcover, 464pp. | Item Catalogue Number: 34143
Japan The Cookbook – Japanese cuisine stands out in the global culinary landscape for its pristine flavors, simple elegance, and intrinsic healthiness. The dishes are created by an artful layering of sublime ingredients: ultra-fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, a myriad of sea greens, roasted sesame seeds, native citrus and herbs, and deeply nuanced fermented seasonings.
Japan The Cookbook – has more than 400 sumptuous recipes by acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. The iconic and regional traditions of Japan are organised by course and contain insightful notes alongside the recipes. The dishes – soups, noodles, rice, pickles, one-pots, sweets, and vegetables – are simple and elegant.
About the author: Nancy Singleton Hachisu lives on a farm in Japan with her family, and is a James Beard Award-nominated author of two cookbooks: Japanese Farm Food and Preserving the Japanese Way. Her work has appeared in Food & Wine, Saveur, The Art of Eating, and Lucky Peach. A native Californian, she has resided in Japan for thirty years, and is widely respected as an authority on Japanese cooking, both in Japan and the United States.
“Nancy Singleton Hachisu, who was born in California but has made her home for the last 30 years on an organic farm in Japan, is a veteran of English-language books about Japanese cooking… Those looking to start exploring the breadth of Japan’s cooking will find much to dive into.”–Food & Wine Online
“Interest in cooking Japanese food is growing hugely, so this informed, calm book is very timely. Hachisu is well-known as a food writer and for this sumptuous title she has compiled 400 recipes – from the most famous regional dishes to simple home-style cooking.”--CODE Quarterly
“[T]he defining characteristic of all Japanese food is the care and attention that goes into preparing it. If you’re going to try your hand at any of it at home, it’s best to have a guide – and there isn’t a better one than Japan: The Cookbook. Complete with over 400 recipes by food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu, the book makes Japanese cooking accessible, with clear instructions and helpful notes alongside many of the recipes… Elevate your home cooking to a new level.”--Cool Material
“Aficionados of Japanese food and enthusiastic amateurs alike will love this elegant new cookbook… Each chapter offers fascinating insights into a different aspect of Japanese cooking, and there’s a useful glossary at the back. The photography and design are simple but sublime, just like the cuisine itself.” –Wallpaper*