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Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

A lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living

Jim Berman

Pros: Articulate, engaging writing with colorful memoir

Cons: Not as much cookbook as treatise on a few dishes

Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin (Author) with Chris Ying (Author) Reviewed by Jim Berman   Ivan Orkin wrote a cookbook as much as he penned a piece on motivation. He wrote about the nuance of subtle, nearly unperceivable flavor as much as he composed a book on survival.  He wrote a lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living. Ivan Ramen is a timely prescription for...
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Solid But Dated Introduction
Solid But Dated Introduction
Classic Home Cooking
Classic Home Cooking
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Very Solid Primer On A Highly Specialized Skill
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Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

“Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin (Author) with Chris Ying (Author) Reviewed by Jim Berman   Ivan Orkin wrote a cookbook as much as he penned a piece on motivation. He wrote about the nuance of subtle, nearly unperceivable flavor as much as he composed a book on survival.  He wrote a lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living. Ivan Ramen is a timely prescription for...” --Jim Berman

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Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art

Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art

“ Reviewed: Shizuo Tsuji, Japanese Cuisine: A Simple Art Elizabeth Andoh, Washoku: Recipes from the Japanese Home Kitchen Mark Robinson, Izakaya: The Japanese Pub Cookbook Yoshihiro Murata, Japanese Home Cooking with Master Chef Murata Kuwako Takahashi, The Joy of Japanese Cooking Masako Yamaoka, A First Book of Japanese Cooking Lesley Downer, At the Japanese Table Emi Kasuko...” --ChrisLehrer

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Japanese Cooking: The Traditions, Techniques, Ingredients and Recipes

Japanese Cooking: The Traditions, Techniques, Ingredients and Recipes

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At the Japanese Table: New and Traditional Recipes

At the Japanese Table: New and Traditional Recipes

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First Book of Japanese Cooking: Good Food for the Home and Family

First Book of Japanese Cooking: Good Food for the Home and Family

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The Joy of Japanese Cooking

The Joy of Japanese Cooking

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Japanese Home Cooking with Master Chef Murata: Sixty Quick and Healthy Recipes

Japanese Home Cooking with Master Chef Murata: Sixty Quick and Healthy Recipes

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Bill's Everyday Asian

Bill's Everyday Asian

“   Reviewed by Wayne Crich.   Bill Granger has had quite a remarkable background. Today he is a successful restaurateur and well recognized chef. His books have an international audience and he appears regularly on television in many countries. His smile and casual manner are seen in his cooking and in his approach to food.   According to his webpage, Granger was "Born...” --ChefTalk.com

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Basic Japanese Cooking

Basic Japanese Cooking

A guide to creating the fresh taste of Japan in your own kitchen. When most of us think of Japanese food, we don't think of food we can prepare ourselves. Basic Japanese Cooking will change that, and remove the intimidation out of making authentic Japanese cuisine. As author and traveler Jody Vassallo explains, once you let go of the idea of perfection, Japanese food can come...

Japanese Kitchen Knives: Essential Techniques and Recipes

Japanese Kitchen Knives: Essential Techniques and Recipes

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