ingredients, techniques, and core recipes for seasoned cooks and beginners.
“This is a beautiful love letter to the simple, soulful foods that bring together family and tradition, seasonality and sustainability. Sonoko Sakai presents the elements of a home-cooked Japanese meal with thoughtfulness and clarity, honoring the deep culinary heritage of Japan and celebrating the provenance of her local ingredients”
— ALICE WATERS
:This book is a must read for any cook looking to tap into the depth of the Japanese culinary tradition.”
— TRAVIS LETT, Chef/Owner Gjelina and MTN
For anyone interested in Japanese home cooking, you could ask for no better teacher than Sonoko Sakai. Her approach is assured, thoughtful, and flexible, all at once. Her clear-as-a-bell recipes, enhanced always with stories from her singularly interesting life, lead to the most remarkable and delicious results. You need this book!
—Rachel Khong, author of Goodbye, Vitamin