Tokyo Cult Recipes
A celebration of food, culture and place, here are 100 dishes from Tokyo, the gastronomic megacity. There are recipes for miso, sushi, soba noodles, bentos, sushi, fried rice, Japanese tapas, desserts, cakes and sweets; plus features on the key essential cooking techniques and key ingredients, making it truly Japanese food made simple. Author Maori Murota grew up in Tokyo and was inspired to write this book by her mother’s cooking and memories of growing up in Tokyo, cooking at home, eating out. Her mission is to demystify Japanese food, to make it accessible and understood by anyone and everyone interested in learning about a food culture and eating well.
House and Garden, November issue: "If you enjoy Japanese food, but have been put of trying to cook it by its apparent complexity, read Tokyo Cult Recipes. Tokyo-born and raise Maori Murota shows that everyday Japanese cooking isn't complicated once you have learnt a few basic techniques and bought the right ingredients. Chapters are organised by meal type, including breakfast, bento, oyatsu (snacks - most of which are sweet), izakaya (tapas bar) and ohiru (lunch)."
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