Tokyo Cult Recipes
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About the Author
Maori Murota was born and grew up in Tokyo. She left Japan when she was seventeen to live in New York, and she also spent time in Indonesia. In 2003 she settled in Paris, where she worked as a stylist before exchanging the world of fashion for food in 2009. Completely self-taught, Maori became chef at Parisian restaurants Düo and Bento at La Conserverie. Now an event caterer and private chef, she also gives classes in authentic Japanese home cooking.
"...a delightful volume for fans of Japanese cuisine. The author demystifies the complexities of Japanese cooking and makes it accessible and easy to prepare. The book is clearly and concisely written with information on key basic cooking techniques for home cooks."--Epicurus
"...Crack open Tokyo Cult Recipes, which is rich with street photography and a large collection of original recipes, ranging from street specialties, such as udon and yakitori, to home staples, including gyoza dumplings and nikujaga (a sweet and hearty beef stew)."--Gear Patrol, The Year's Best New Cookbooks
"...handy step-by-steps and fascinating detours through the kitchen--and city. A must-have for the Tokyo food fan in your life."--Los Angeles Times