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Can anyone recommend a Japanese cookbook?

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HerRoyalNotness Wed 23-Jan-13 14:56:53

Thanks i'll have a look at that too.

StrawberrytallCAKE Wed 23-Jan-13 04:15:08

I have the wagamama book too kerry I agree it might seem a bit mainstream but the recipes are brilliant, it also tells you how to home make a lot of the sauces and bases for the different dishes.

KerryKetosis Wed 23-Jan-13 03:19:29

It's probably not authentic or whatever, but the wagamama cookbook is full of noodles, rice and curry dishes and really nice!

HerRoyalNotness Wed 23-Jan-13 01:22:51

Great, thank you, i'll check it out. I may have bonito flakes in the cupboard about ooooo 4yrs old, yet to get around to using them!

cakeandcava Tue 22-Jan-13 21:17:21

I was going to recommend Everyday Harumi as well -Uptoapoint beat me to it smile

It's very good for various Japanese dishes that aren't sushi -you'll need to find bonito flakes and kombu to make dashi for a lot of the dishes (you could buy instant dashi too) -you should be able to find it in health food stores. The rest of the ingredients in the book tend to be easily found in supermarkets.

UptoapointLordCopper Tue 22-Jan-13 19:18:40

I have Everyday Harumi. We use it very often, if not everyday. smile It's one of my favourite cookbooks.

Not Japanese curry though - Madhur Jaffrey has researched and gave a recipe for it, but normal people just go and buy the ready-made cubes.

HerRoyalNotness Tue 22-Jan-13 15:40:24

I'm after a japanese cookbook that isn't the sushi/sashimi/make rolls type, rather full of japanese curries, noodle and rice dishes.

Does anyone have recommendations?


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