Hot-off-the-press cookbook reviews!

October 16, 2018

After my outstanding cooking class at Chagohan Tokyo (www.chagohan-Tokyo), I was determined to recreate the gorgeous pressed sushi we had made together in class.

On my way back from Tokyo, I purchased a gorgeous cedar sushi mould and some kinome for garnish, and tonight I got to work recreati...

October 11, 2018

Whether you're a total beginner in the kitchen or a savvy Italian mama, Natalina's Kitchen Online Cooking classes are bringing homemade Italian food back!!

October 6, 2018

My journey into exploring / spreading shojin ryori included this fantastic hands-on cooking class in the heart of Asakusa / Kappabashi yesterday with Chagohan Tokyo's Shojin Ryori Buddhist Cuisine class. Several years ago, I purchased the excellent shojin ryori cookbook お寺ご飯 (also translated...

September 29, 2018

Today was my second cooking class with the lovely sisters behind “Grandma’s Shojin Ryori”; The sisters got into cooking Shojin Ryori for their own health about 20 years ago, and have been teaching it for last decade. They are the authors of two excellent homestyle Shojin books (first has bee...

September 16, 2018

Thank you to my faithful subscribers… I realize it’s been several months since my last review/post… As you may know, for the last year, I have been writing travel articles for Stars and Stripes Japan newspaper, and much of my free time has been taken up with travel and writing. Because of th...

February 10, 2018

Murray Thom and Tim Harper collect sixty talented New Zealand bakers’ takes on classic bakes, from tarts, roulades, pavlovas, croissants and laminated dough to innovative unrefined / raw desserts, savouries (asparagus, mint and feta bread, scones, spanakopita, quiches, leek and cheese tarts,...

January 22, 2018

Avital Sebbag is an certified natural therapist, specializing in nutrition and ancient Chinese medicine. A practitioner of the Kwan Um school of Zen, Avital’s stunning cookbook “Five Seasons in the Kitchen: Zen-Inspired Vegan Cooking” exudes exquisite harmony and utter simplicity t...

Chefs Collective rounds up top Asian culinary talent and highlights the diversity of Asian cuisine, blending age-old techniques with modern-day trends

July 26, 2017

I recently received Nadia's newest cookbook in the mail and had to try this vegetarian katsu curry ASAP!

July 22, 2017

Turkish cooking is ultimately about hospitality and sharing, and the recipes in “Tree Of Life: Turkish Home Cooking” will transport you!

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