Sashimi

Sashimi

by Hideo Dekura
     
 

The Essential Kitchen Series from Periplus stands out for its quality of writing, photography and design. Now, following the highly successfulEssential Kitchen books covering other areas of Eastern cuisine, from Sushi to Fruit and Dim Sum, this book features one of the most popular but often-times confused delicacies of Japanese cuisine: sashimi. Sashimi means…  See more details below

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The Essential Kitchen Series from Periplus stands out for its quality of writing, photography and design. Now, following the highly successfulEssential Kitchen books covering other areas of Eastern cuisine, from Sushi to Fruit and Dim Sum, this book features one of the most popular but often-times confused delicacies of Japanese cuisine: sashimi. Sashimi means "raw" in Japanese and refers to the delicately arranged plates of freshly sliced fish served with soy and other dipping sauces. Its counterpart, Sushi, refers to the tightly-packed vinegar-flavored balls of rice topped with Sashimi, or rolled with a variety of fillings in dark green nori seaweed.This book explains everything from the health benefits of sashimi to how to select the right fish and how to decorate the sashimi plate with vegetable garnishes. Using step-by-step instructions, Sashimi allows the reader to make sashimi at home and serve it with elegance and authenticity. A great book for novice and experienced cooks alike, Sashimi is an essential addition to any serious cookbook collection and a must-have for fans of Japanese cuisine.

Author Biography: Hideo Dekura runs a very successful catering and cooking consulting company, and is the author of many Japanese cookbooks including The Fine Art of Japanese Cooking.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789625939353
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Essential Kitchen Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.48(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.56(d)

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