Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors by Sonoko Sakai
A beautifully photographed cookbook covering the basics and essentials of Japanese home-cooking, that goes into great detail about how to make many of our favorite foods from scratch including soba noodles. Sonoko peppers her recipes with personal stories from childhood, adding depth and color to her culinary journey and bringing her recipes to life. The range of recipes is diverse - from quick-to-the-table dishes to more challenging and time-consuming experiences. Sonoko has a multicultural background, but emphasizes the importance of high quality ingredients and authentic methods, making this book enjoyable for newcomers to Japanese cuisine while providing something new and unexpected for people who are already familiar with Japanese culture and food.
Sonoko is a cooking teacher, noodle maker, food writer, and grain activist. Born in New York and raised in Tokyo, Kamakura, Mexico City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Sonoko is also the author of two other Japanese cookbooks, "The Poetical Pursuit of Food: Japanese Recipes for American Cooks", and "Rice Craft". Her stories and recipes have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle,Chicago Tribune, Saveur, and Lucky Peach. Today, along with teaching cooking workshops around the world, she devotes her time to the restoration and preservation of food traditions and culture, soba noodles and curry being among her favorite pursuits. You can find more information about Sonoko at her website.
8.22'' x 1.05'' x 10.26''