Oishinbo Vol. 1: Japanese Cuisine Basics

$12.99

by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki

Japanese Cuisine introduces us to the fundamental ingredients — rice, sashimi, green tea, and dashi (cooking stock) — that constitute the soul of the Japanese kitchen. In each story we learn about the proper preparation and presentation of different dishes, as well as their history and cultural significance. The result is a moveable feast of a book, as informative as it is engaging.

Viz Media
ISBN: 9781421521398

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Japanese Cuisine introduces us to the fundamental ingredients — rice, sashimi, green tea, and dashi (cooking stock) — that constitute the soul of the Japanese kitchen. In each story we learn about the proper preparation and presentation of different dishes, as well as their history and cultural significance. The result is a moveable feast of a book, as informative as it is engaging.

Manga writer and essayist extraordinaire Tetsu Kariya graduated from prestigious Tokyo University. Kariya was employed with a major advertising agency before making his debut as a manga writer in 1974 when he teamed up with legendary manga artist Ryoichi Ikegami to create Otoko Gumi (Male Gang). The worlds of food and manga were forever changed in 1983 when Kariya, together with artist Akira Hanasaki, created the immensely popular and critically acclaimed Oishinbo.

272 page paperback
Viz Media, 2009

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Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1 in