Item description for Favorite Japanese Dishes (Quick & Easy) by Yukiko Moriyama, Shiro Shimura, Akira Naito, Yoichi Suzuki & Mariko Suzuki...
This book is the 8th in a series of cookbooks designed to introduce simple ways to make some of the worlds most interesting and delicious cuisines. Quick & Easy Favorite Japanese Dishes brings together delicious recipes for the five most popular Japanese dishes: Shabu Shabu, Sukityaki, Tempura, Teppanyaki, and Teriyaki. It contains not only description of ingredients, preparation and instructions but also 600 illustrations, to support the step-by-step processes. One can safely say that this is the very book that embodies the motto "Quick & Easy."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Sep 24, 2004
Publisher Japan Publications Trading
ISBN 4889961321 ISBN13 9784889961324
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More About Yukiko Moriyama, Shiro Shimura, Akira Naito, Yoichi Suzuki & Mariko Suzuki
Yukiko Moriyama graduated from Japan Women's University in Tokyo with a degree in Home Economics and currently teaches cooking classes in Seattle, Washington, USA. As a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Yukiko makes frequent trips to Japan and other parts of Asia to enrich her knowledge of the latest Asian cuisine.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Favorite Japanese Dishes (Quick & Easy)?
Japanese home cooking Nov 6, 2004
"Favorite Japanese Dishes" is the second "Quick and Easy" cookbook that I have bought, and I remain impressed with the series. There is a good variety of dishes, and very simple instructions for cooking.
This one focuses on five fundamental styles of Japanese cooking, basically what a Japanese family would eat at home on a day-to-day basis. Shabu-shabu are generally meat dishes cooked in a metal hot pot, Sukiyaki is both meat and seafood cooked in either a metal or a ceramic nabe pot. Tempura is battered and fried...well anything, really. Teppan-yaki is thin slices of meat and vegetables cooked on a metal hot plate. Teriyaki is a slow style of cooking fish and meats that produces a distinctive taste.
Shabu-shabu, Sukiyaki and Teppan-yaki are all very social means of cooking, where everyone sits around a bubbling pot or hot plate and cooks their own meal at a table. They are really great ways to have a dinner party, even better in the winter when you can huddle around a hot dish.
Each style has a good sample of different ingredients using the same method. There is typically a beef dish, a pork dish, a chicken dish and a seafood dish. While I haven't tried everything, the Seafood sukiyaki is amazing, as is the salmon teriyaki.
"Favorite Japanese Dishes" is probably not a very good cookbook for vegetarians, as almost all of the dishes have meat or seafood of some sort. The exception is tempura, which can be cooked with pretty much anything.