Author(s): Reiko Weston
Publisher: Lerner Publications Company
When they prepare food, the Japanese use basic cooking methods that preserve or enhance the natural flavors of all the ingredients. Most of these methods are simple and easy, but they produce dishes that taste delicious and look beautiful.
One of the most common styles of Japanese cooking is called nimono. This category includes dishes that are made by gently boiling or simmering ingredients such as fish, meat, or vegetables in a seasoned
broth. Yakimono is food prepared by broiling, usually over a charcoal fire.The famous Japanese...