Cooking & Bento Books

Cooking & Bento Books

  • The Book of Basic Japanese Cooking 110 Recipes   Eigo de Tsukuru Kihon no Washoku
    Whenever you visit Japan, be prepared to try a variety of unique dishes that are both pleasant to look at and tasty too! For those of you who love the taste of Japan and want to bring that back to your home, then this fun filled book of recipes is for you. Over 190 pages of step by step instructions on how to create some of your favorite dishes such as Kanto-style rice cake soup, Japanese Yellow Tail Teriyaki, tempura, nikujaga (beef and potato stew), pork cutlet, miso grilled sesame pork, oyako-don (chicken and egg over rice), classic yakitori chicken on a stick, sukiyaki, and of course a various types of sushi dishes. Also Peter's favorite, soboro on rice. Best of all, this recipe book is translated both into Japanese and English for your convenience. Perfect bound and in full color. Not only is it delicious, but healthy too! Enjoy the taste of Japan today!
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    $16.85
  • Tsukiji Sushi Guide
    Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, which supplies Tokyo and the surrounding area with delicious fresh fish, is a major tourist attraction. But even better than the market itself are the shops around it, which sell all manner of incredibly fresh fish, including sushi, sashimi and more. This is a great book that shows you all the shops you need to know about, so you can get the most out of your next visit. In Japanese, but the names of the shops are in English, and there's a helpful guide showing hours each shop is open, whether you need reservations, whether smoking is allowed, etc. which is in English. A full map is also included.
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    $14.00
  • Neko Atsume Character Recipes
    A great book item for fans of Neko Atsume, and creative cooking. This is the Neko Atsume recipe book is filled with recipes and techniques for you to make cool, cat themed foods. From main dishes like omelet rice and curry, to sandwiches, drinks, baked goods and desserts. The book is in Japanese, but there are many detailed pictures to help you master each decorating technique. 80 pages in full color.
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    $18.00
  • The Kihon 200 - The Basics Recipes
    This is a new Japanese cookbook that focuses on the simple, everyday traditional meals and side dishes, covering the basics of Japanese cuisine. 200 recipes are gathered into this full color guide, with plenty for pictures detailing each step, this is a great item for anybody who wants to know how to cook REAL japanese meals. Basic Japanese language understanding recommended.
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    $14.50
  • Japanese Home Cooking: Quick, Easy, Delicious Recipes to Make at Home
    This large-format volume is the first in a new series from the publisher of the "World Cookbook" series, whose attractive paperback cookbooks feature an array of international cuisines. Here, Fukushima offers recipes for traditional, generally uncomplicated dishes, most of them shown in full-page, color close-ups; there are also color photographs of ingredients and techniques for making sushi, preparing tempura, etc. Hiroko Shimbo's authoritative The Japanese Kitchen is the new standard on this topic, but Fukushima's book provides a good introduction. Hardcover.
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    $13.95
  • Sushi
    Now, with this practical and attractive guide, you can learn to make sushi at home. Sushi, like other culinary endeavors, is an art form in Japan. Now, with this practical guide, you can make your own sushi at home, using Sushi's step-by-step instructions and photographs to show you how to make a variety of dishes. The recipes are easy to follow and are suitable for both beginners and experienced cooks. Filled with elegant photographs, this beautifully designed volume is a must-have for your cookbook collection.
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    $11.80
  • A Cook's Journey To Japan
    Cook delicious and authentic Japanese meals in the comfort of your own home with this easy-to-use homestyle Japanese cookbook! At twenty-eight years of age, Sarah Marx Feldner quit her job, sold her house, and moved to Japan to pursue her passion for Japanese food and cooking. A Cook's Journey to Japan is the result of her adventures traveling throughout Japan, sampling home-cooked meals and collecting recipes from Japanese friends and avid cooks she met along the way. A Cook's Journey to Japan is a totally unique Japanese cookbook that tells the story of the everyday dishes that Japanese people eat at home.
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    $16.95
  • Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches To Go
    Everyday Bento Lunches to Go will teach you dozens of simple techniques anyone can master to make creative lunches for themselves and their families. The 50 bento meals in this book feature familiar foods that can be found in most grocery stores around the country, and the fun themes will appeal to children and adults alike. Follow the step-by-step instructions to recreate each bento box in your own kitchen, or pick and choose the versatile techniques from different parts of the book to make your own unique creations for a delicious every day treat.
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    $14.95
  • Drinking Japan
    Japan is the home to one of the world's most diverse and exciting drinking cultures, offering all sorts of delicious tipples from the iconic sake and the increasingly popular shochu to some of the world's best whiskies. In Drinking Japan, author Chris Bunting gives a brief history of the most popular liquors in Japan, how they are made and which brands to drink and which to avoid. More than 120 of the country's best bars are featured in richly illustrated reviews, with menu tips, directions and language help.
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    $19.95
  • What's What in Japanese Restaurants
    Food writer and long-time Japan resident Robb Satterwhite of Bento.com shows you not only how to find restaurants, but also how and what to order to ensure that each restaurant visit will be a unique culinary experience. Without even speaking Japanese, you will be able to order with confidence in a variety of situations from the menus of sushi, tempura, and kaiseki restaurants,as well as off-the-cuff at informal izakaya pubs and vendors. Furthermore, with over 30 types of cuisines covered, you will know exactly what you're eating and how to savor it. Learn and apprecstreetiate the finer points of drinks and spirits with completely revised and expanded entries on sake, shochu, beer, and more. Use the section on regional cuisines to learn what the specialties are and how to find them. Try the Japanese take on noodles (ramen, soba, and udon), curry, and premium meats such as Kobe beef, specially bred chicken, and the newest member to the fold-high-quality, "brand-name" pork. Additional expert tips and advice give further insight into the food scene, history, culture, and dining etiquette.
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    $16.95