The art of Japanese cooking made simple—a beginners’ guide
From everyday staples like miso soup to takeout favorites like sushi, ramen, and beyond, Japanese food has long been enjoyed the world over.
Now, with the Japanese Cookbook for Beginners, the incredible tastes and unique techniques of Japanese cooking can be mastered in your own kitchen with ease. You’ll find an introductory guide to Japanese culinary basics, plus dozens of quick, weeknight-friendly meals packed full of flavor.
With this unique Japanese cookbook, you can try simple dishes like Green Beans with Sesame, as well as mouthwatering meals like Japanese “Fried” Chicken. Discover helpful ingredient tips: substitutions to make recipes even easier or allergen-friendly, pointers for prepping more efficiently, and tricks to get the most out of a particular recipe.
This exceptional Japanese cookbook includes:
- Japanese kitchen essentials—Find a comprehensive guide to stocking your kitchen, with information on everything from fresh produce and fermented foods to must-have tools and utensils.
- Prep and cooking techniques—Explore traditional preparation and cooking methods, like itameni (braising), itameru (stir-frying), and iru (dry-frying/pan-roasting), in this beginner-friendly Japanese cookbook.
- 70+ tasty recipes—Create delicious dishes like Bacon Fried Rice, Panko Fried Shrimp, and Sweet and Savory Chicken and Egg Bowl—many of which take 30 minutes or less to make and serve.
If you’ve been looking for a Japanese cookbook that simplifies complex cooking techniques without sacrificing flavor, the Japanese Cookbook for Beginners has you covered.
Azusa Oda is an avid home cook, food blogger, and designer. Raised in both Tokyo and the San Francisco Bay Area, she had a bicultural upbringing that shaped the way she views Japanese culinary traditions and techniques.
She shares her contemporary variations on Japanese dishes on her blog, HumbleBeanBlog.com.