A one-woman cookery empire ... she inspires an almost religious devotion in her fans.' - The Times 'Ms. Kurihara's television cooking shows, housewares stores, cookbooks and food magazines have propelled her to rock-star status in Japan ... Her food has both a delicate balance of flavours and a stylish mashing of influences' - The New York Times In Harumi's Japanese Kitchen, Harumi Kurihara takes cooking back to basics and shows you how to master Japanese recipes to impress friends and family. With an enticing design and foolproof step-by-step photography, Harumi presents 53 recipes in her trademark approachable style, organized into chapters of Meat & Fish; Vegetables; Rice, Noodles & More; and Desserts. There's also information on ingredients and utensils, making dashi and how to correctly prepare and cook rice.