Cooking expert and lifestyle guru Harumi Kurihara has won over the hearts of Japanese home cooks with her simple, delicious recipes. After selling millions of copies of her cookbooks, magazines, and housewares in her home country, this charismatic former housewife w shares her award-winning kitchen secrets with Americans for the first time.These elegant, effortless recipes reflect Harumi's down-to-earth approach to Japanese cooking. Simply written and featuring everyday ingredients, recipes include Pan-Fried Noodles with Pork and Bok Choy, Warm Eggplant Salad, Japanese Pepper Steak, Seafood Miso Soup, and Harumi's popular Carrot and Tuna Salad, along with a chapter on simple ways to make delectable sushi at home.Demystifying Japanese cooking and celebrating freshness, seasonality, and simplicity, this delightful book introduces Americans to one of the food world's brightest stars, and invites us to cook with her, one gracious dish at a time.
Harumi Kurihara is Japan's most popular cooking and lifestyle personality. She has sold more than seven million copies of her cookbooks, as well as more than five million copies of her cooking magazine. A nationwide sensation in her home country, she also appears on Japanese television and runs housewares shops and restaurants. This is her first book to be published in the U.S.