In The Japanese Table Sofia Hellsten celebrates her love of Japan with the simple recipes that are the backbone of Japanese home cooking.
Based on the ichijuu-sansai tradition – which literally means 'one soup, three dishes' – uncomplicated, delicious small plates are served with steamed rice, and can be enjoyed any time of day. Each ingredient is treated like royalty, and recipes include Onigiri, Clear shiitake soup, Soy-pickled eggs and Sweet miso cod.
With suggestions on how to build the perfect meal, as well as easy-to-find ingredients and quick methods, The Japanese Table will inspire you to make Japanese food your everyday staple.
About the Author
Sofia Hellsten has had a love affair with Japan since her late teens. She has recently relocated from Stockholm to Tokyo, where she's continuing to explore Japan's edible treasures. When she's not cooking, her other passions are writing and photography.