Basic Preparations

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Living Shojin Ryori

Living Shojin Ryori

By Danny Chu

Published 2018

In this section are several basic recipes, such as stocks, batter and garnishes, that are used for the dishes in this cookbook. They will also be useful for Japanese cooking in general.

You do not need any sophisticated kitchen tools to prepare shojin ryori. A customer who spent a lot on kitchen tools and equipment was very surprised that I didn’t even have an oven in my kitchen. Nevertheless, you should use anything to make your job in the kitchen easier.