A taste of Japan: food fact and fable : what the people eat : customs and etiquette

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Kodansha International, Jun 1, 1985 - Social Science - 112 pages
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Describes the histories, cooking techniques, and serving methods of Japanese foods including sushi, tofu, sukiyaki, sake, and fugu

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A taste of Japan: food fact and fable: what the people eat: customs and etiquette

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This slim volume, based on a series of magazine articles, explains Japanese cuisine in the context of Japanese culture. A brief introduction to the cuisine's aesthetics is followed by 14 handsomely ... Read full review

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Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

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