Japanese home cooking is simple—no need for the difficult techniques or hard-to-find produce sometimes used in restaurants. All you need are the well-selected ingredients and seasonings that elevate a dish to something truly special.
Japanese Food Made Easy showcases favourite recipes such as ramen, gyoza, teriyaki and tonkatsu, as well as Japanese dishes generally eaten at home, such as grilled peppers with bonito flakes, kakiage fritters and homemade fried tofu. You'll discover how to bring instant flavour to the simplest dish by making your own teriyaki sauce, tonkatsu sauce, miso dressing and shichimi togarashi (seven chilli mix) as a healthier alternative to store-bought versions. And for those who want to try making more traditional Japanese food, there are also recipes for making dashi broth, sushi or sashimi from scratch.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Aya Nishimura is a Japanese-born food stylist and fully qualified chef who has been working for top London restaurants for many years.