Andrews McMeel Publishing

Japanese Farm Food


Japanese Farm Food by  Nancy Singleton Hachisu, offers a unique look into life on a Japanese farm through 165 simple, flavoured recipes along with personal stories and over 350 stunning photographs. It is a book about love, community, and life in rural Japan.

"Our life centres on the farm and the field. We eat what we grow." Nancy Singleton Hachisu.

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2012: USA Winner, Best Japanese Cuisine Book

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Japanese Farm Food offers a unique window into life on a Japanese farm through the simple, clear-flavored recipes cooked from family crops and other local, organic products. The multitude of vibrant images by Kenji Miura of green fields, a traditional farmhouse, antique baskets, and ceramic bowls filled with beautiful, simple dishes are interwoven with Japanese indigo fabrics to convey an intimate, authentic portrait of life and food on a Japanese farm. With a focus on fresh and thoughtfully sourced ingredients, the recipes in Japanese Farm Food are perfect for fans of farmers' markets, and for home cooks looking for accessible Japanese dishes. Personal stories about family and farm life complete this incredible volume.

American born and raised, Nancy Singleton Hachisu lives with her husband and teenage sons on a rural Japanese farm, where they prepare these 165 bright, seasonal dishes. The recipes are organised logically with the intention of reassuring you how easy it is to cook Japanese food. Not just a book about Japanese food, Japanese Farm Food is a book about love, life on the farm, and community. Covering everything from pickles and soups to noodles, rice, and dipping sauces, with a special emphasis on vegetables, Hachisu demystifies the rural Japanese kitchen, laying bare the essential ingredients, equipment, and techniques needed for Japanese home cooking.

Product Details

Paperback book: 400 pages
andrews mcmeel publishing (8 Jul. 2021)
ISBN: 9781524868703
Dimensions: 206 w x 36 d x 244 h mm