'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 flavors 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.