A great, great cookbook. One that you like to bring to bed with you and peruse and imagine what you are going make in your donabe (clay-pot) ffor your next dinner party or comforting delicious meal just for you. Naoko Moore is a master of donabe cooking and has joined forces with chef Kyle Connaughton to give us delicious, so doable donabe recipes. The recipes for the dipping sauces are reason enough to bring this one home. And the fact that Naoko will help you map our your next donabe purchase.
Lots of beautiful photographs so you can see what you are making. And Moore deftly covers the history of donabe to the practicality of how to care for donabe, making it a must have for every donabe owner.
Try Japanese home-style recipes such as:
Sizzling Tofu and Mushrooms in Miso Sauce
Steam-Fried Black Cod with Crisp Potatoes, Leeks (CA inspired)
Walnut-Nori Pesto or Smoked Duck Breast with Creamy Wasabi–Green Onion Dipping Sauce (CA inspired)
We couldn't have said it better than Morgan Spurlock: