Roy Yamaguchi, “Roy’s Fish & Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim”, 2005

Roy Yamaguchi, “Roy’s Fish & Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim”, 2005 was a cookbook of Hawaiian fishes.  Roy Yamaguchi is a celebrity-chef that was born in Tokyo, Japan: and, he is famous for the “Roy’s Hawaii” restaurant franchise.  This is a cookbook about finfish; and, finfish consist of “five flesh types” of substitution. Substitution … Continue reading Roy Yamaguchi, “Roy’s Fish & Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim”, 2005

Namiko Chen, “Just One Cookbook: Essential Japanese Recipes”, 2013.

Namiko Chen, “Just One Cookbook: Essential Japanese Recipes”, 2013 was a cookbook published of essential recipes in Japanese cooking.  Namiko Chen (shown in the above photograph) presents in “Just One Cookbook” in my opinion is the most, focused book of essential Japaneses recipes available.  For example, chicken & scallion on bamboo skewers usually referred as … Continue reading Namiko Chen, “Just One Cookbook: Essential Japanese Recipes”, 2013.

Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat, “The Japanese Grill: From Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood & Vegetables”, 2011.

Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat, “The Japanese Grill: From Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood & Vegetables”, 2011 was a cookbook of barbecue methods in Japan.  Asian versus American barbecue grilling is what I want to discuss.   吉野家  “Yoshinoya”  よしのや Japanese fast food chain, has Asian BBQ pork ribs (shown in the above photograph).  Unlike, … Continue reading Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat, “The Japanese Grill: From Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood & Vegetables”, 2011.

Ochikeron, “Create Eat Happy ”,2015.

   The title of the cookbook is 作って食べて, 幸せ! = CREATE EAT HAPPY 🙂 Tsukutte tabete shiawase.Ochikeron  is a popular chef on “YouTube”; and her recipes are often very cute.  The cookbook was published in 2015; and, is English translation of typical Japanese home recipes.  Ochikeron is the name that the chef goes by (just … Continue reading Ochikeron, “Create Eat Happy ”,2015.

Jane Goodall, “Eat Meatless: Good for Animals, the Earth, and All”, 2021.

Jane Goodall, “Eat Meatless: Good for Animals, the Earth, and  All”, 2021 is a cookbook by famed conservationist Jane Goodall.  Vegan recipes  are often presented as everything, except “tasty”.  Why non-vegetarians are “omnivores” is essentially the “taste of the metabolites”.  Myself, I focus on the “psychology of metabolite taste”; and, I don’t consider the source as … Continue reading Jane Goodall, “Eat Meatless: Good for Animals, the Earth, and All”, 2021.