Harumi Kurihara, Japan's most celebrated lifestyle authority and an award-winning cookbook writer, presents her newest book, with recipes for cooking and eating everyday. For millions of fans in Japan and a growing number of followers abroad, Harumi Kurihara is a living inspiration. Now, Harumi shows her English-language audience how they too can share in her simple and elegant style and how "cooking Japanese" can become a regular and easy option.
Focusing on her favorite ingredients, Harumi presents 70 home-style recipes that are quick and easy to prepare. Recipes include Chicken Thighs with Leek Sauce, Easy Pickled Cucumber, Hot Noodle Soup with Sliced Duck, Mackerel Cooked in Miso, Rice with Fresh Ginger, and much, much more.
She also teaches cooks how to build a pantry, why texture and flavor are key, and basic techniques such as chopping and serving rice that will allow you to enjoy authentic, healthy Japanese food everyday.