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Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

by Nic Watt


Chef Nic Watt’s career has taken him around the globe, including to Tokyo, where he became enthralled with Japanese ingredients and cooking. These recipes, from his restaurant back in in Auckland, are aspirational yet attainable – many are surprisingly easy to put together. The beautifully photographed recipes present the contemporary, international face of Japanese cuisine.

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Japanese cooking is made accessible in this beautifully stylish and delicious cookbook. Masu is a stunning cookbook that combines beautiful photography, creative styling and design with excellent recipes that have been designed to make Japanese cooking accessible. It's also the story of Masu a Japanese restaurant in Auckland winning awards, including Metro Restaurant of the Year 2014, and much acclaim from diners. In Masu, Nic Watt gives you lists of the items you need for a Japanese pantry, the tools to make great Japanese food and the philosophy behind it. You'll learn how to make sashimi the right way, how to make sushi simply, how to make great salads and soups and how to wow your family and friends with menus that look and taste sensational but are actually really easy to make. The book includes a number of delicious desserts and cocktails; try the scrumptious white miso pavlova and you'll be in heaven. This is clever Japanese inspired cooking for everyone.

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Allen & Unwin
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