Japanese food is revered the world over for its exquisite simplicity, attractive presentation and use of the highest quality, freshest ingredients. The culinary delights of Japan are explored in this stunning new book, featuring over 100 recipes and showcased in a bright, contemporary design with over 300 beautiful photographs. Each chapter takes you through the best of Japanese cooking, showing you how to create many of the most famous regional dishes. From Jewel-box Sushi and Five Ingredients Rice to Tempura Seafood and Tokyo-style Ramen Noodles in Soup, or from Stuffed and Grilled Thin Tofu to Seared Swordfish with Citrus Dressing, you will never be short of ideas and inspiration. With easy-to-follow sections on sushi and rice, soups and noodles, vegetable dishes, beans, tofu and eggs, fish and shellfish, meat and poultry and desserts and baking, you can create a perfect Japanese meal every time. Each recipe is beautifully photographed and there are clear, concise instructions to help you achieve successful results, as well as a nutritional analysis of each dish. As well as this wealth of authentic recipes, the book explores the culinary history of Japan, with extensive information on ingredients from rice, noodles, vegetables and seaweed to tofu, fish and meat. And with invaluable advice on menu planning, you’ll be able to create a truly Japanese dining experience at home.