**Winner 2020 Gourmand Food Culture Awards**
Opening with Japan's top ten favorite comfort foods—from Deep Fried Crunchy Chicken to Japanese-Style Meat and Potato Hotpot—this cookbook is packed with authentic versions of the dishes that Japanese people eat every day.
In this book you'll find all the classics you've enjoyed at restaurants and on visits to Japan—from sushi and tempura to ramen, steak and donburi rice bowls. You will also discover dishes that are immensely popular in Japan, but aren't commonly found on the menu in Japanese restaurants in the West.
The 80 easy recipes in this book are aimed at beginners and have clear step-by-step photos and instructions along with a full-color photo of each dish. They include:
Yoshida's detailed introduction provides essential information on basic Japanese ingredients, seasonings, implements and cooking techniques—including how to clean and prepare fresh fish, rinsing and cooking rice and draining tofu.
Author Asako Yoshida is the owner and founder of Tokyo's renowned Asako Yoshida Cooking School, where the Japanese go when they want to learn how to cook their own national cuisine. Although they might have to wait a long time—since her immensely popular school has an extensive waiting list! Now, with publication for the first time in English, you too can learn how to prepare Japan's favorite dishes in your own home from one of Yoshida's top-selling cookbooks.