Harumi Kurihara, “Harumi’s Japanese Cooking”, 2006 was a cookbook published for Americans. Harumi Kurihara was sold 7,000,000 cookbooks and 5,000,000 cooking magazines; and, this doesn’t include her “NHK World”television shows, nor her kitchenware line sales. Harumi Kurihara, “Harumi’s Japanese Cooking”, 2006 was awarded cookbook of the year for its 75 recipes. 3 recipes from the … Continue reading Harumi Kurihara, “Harumi’s Japanese Kitchen”, 2006.
Miyuki Hatoyama 鳩山 幸, “Home Cooking with Japan’s First Lady”, 2010 was a 40-recipe, cookbook by the wife then-Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama. I have selected four recipes from the book as examples of Miyuki Hatoyama’s cooking (besides this English cookbook, she wrote 3 Japanese cookbooks). Four recipes from the book are good examples of the rest … Continue reading Miyuki Hatoyama 鳩山 幸, “Home Cooking with Japan’s First Lady”, 2010.
Kay Shimizu, “Quick & Easy Gourmet Wok Cooking”, 1976 was a spiral-bound “recipe cards and photo’s”. The cookbook form is very inexpensive, popular with beginners. The experienced cook, is usually interested in large, “coffee table” cookbooks as references. The book is a example of essentially all a cookbook usually is: “recipe cards and photo’s. … Continue reading Kay Shimizu, “Quick and Easy Gourmet Wok Cooking”, 1976.