Japanese recipe books | House & Garden

If you're inspired to make a foray into Japanese food culture, these three books will give you plenty of ideas to explore. Sofia Hellsten’s The Japanese Table is full of simple, beautifully photographed recipes, focusing on the ichijuu-sansai or ‘one soup, three dishes’ tradition, which exemplifies Japanese home cooking. It will soon have you whipping up shiitake soup, soy-pickled eggs and miso cod for a casual supper.

Japanese recipe books | House & Garden

Only in Tokyo offers a 24-hour food guide to the electrically vibrant city. Compiled by two chefs – Michael Ryan and Luke Burgess – it is filled with recommendations from local experts. You can travel through the pages, discovering 48 venues where you will find everything from coffee to cocktails and takoyaki to noodles.

Japanese recipe books | House & Garden

Food Artisans of Japan by Nancy Singleton Hachisu (the author of Japan: The Cookbook) is available to pre-order for its November publication. Including recipes and stories from eight areas of Japan, it showcases the artisans of each region and their use of ingredients from the perspective of a chef.

Miso soup with noodles
Ramen recipe
Chicken Yakitori Skewers
Tempura Tiger Prawns with Soy & Sesame Asparagus