Harumi's Japanese Cooking

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2004 - Cooking - 159 pages
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Cooking expert and lifestyle guru Harumi Kurihara has won over the hearts of Japanese home cooks with her simple, delicious recipes. After selling millions of copies of her cookbooks, magazines, and housewares in her home country, this charismatic former housewife now shares her award-winning kitchen secrets with Americans for the first time.

These elegant, effortless recipes reflect Harumi's down-to-earth approach to Japanese cooking. Simply written and featuring everyday ingredients, recipes include Pan-Fried Noodles with Pork and Bok Choy, Warm Eggplant Salad, Japanese Pepper Steak, Seafood Miso Soup, and Harumi's popular Carrot and Tuna Salad, along with a chapter on simple ways to make delectable sushi at home.

Demystifying Japanese cooking and celebrating freshness, seasonality, and simplicity, this delightful book introduces Americans to one of the food world's brightest stars, and invites us to cook with her, one gracious dish at a time.

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Review: Harumi's Japanese Cooking: More than 75 Authentic and Contemporary Recipes from Japan's Most PopularCooking Expert

User Review  - Arielle Heath - Goodreads

One of the four Japanese cookbooks I got for our anniversary. Of the four, this one is by far my favorite. Most of the recipes are really simple and quick and don't require too many unique ingredients ... Read full review

Review: Harumi's Japanese Cooking: More than 75 Authentic and Contemporary Recipes from Japan's Most PopularCooking Expert

User Review  - Lindsey Duncan - Goodreads

While this book does a good job of providing a wide variety of Japanese recipes, I never quite felt comfortable or informed about the cuisine, though the sections on sushi and tea would be highlights ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Shirey Booth
14
How to Use This Book
24
Soup 8 Noodes
43
Rice
54
Tofu
69
Seafood
83
Chicken 8 Egg
99
Pork
111
Sushi
123
Vegetables
133
Desserts 8 Drinks
146
Glossary
158
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About the author (2004)

Harumi Kurihara is Japan's most popular cooking and lifestyle personality. She has sold more than seven million copies of her cookbooks, as well as more than five million copies of her cooking magazine. A nationwide sensation in her home country, she also appears on Japanese television and runs housewares shops and restaurants. This is her first book to be published in the U.S.

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