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Readers are guided through the cookbook by three cartoon characters: a young girl, Miyuki, who calls herself the kitchen sensei; Hiroshi, her boyfriend who likes to eat; and the feline-like mascot, Coo, identified as the book's culinary mastermind. In addition to recipes, more information about many of the dishes and ingredients are presented through Miyuki's notes. --San Francisco Chronicle
After many of the recipes is additional information, often quite fascinating, about the dishes and ingredients. You will learn plenty of Japanese culinary terms as well as elements of Japanese culture. --Richard Auffrey, The Passionate Foodie,
A "Top 10 Popular Paperbacks" selection for 2011 --American Library Association
CHIHIRO HATTORI is best known as the artist whose delightful illustrations in Manga University's Kanji de Manga series have taught thousands of students how to read and write Japanese. An avid cook, she created some of the cute bento designs in this book, and has been known to sneak an Usagi Ringo or two into the lunch her husband carries to work.
I love this book! I've been trying out these recipes and it's just great for me! :) I can't wait for school to start so I can load my bento up with these foods. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Tico Thomas
This cookbook was so fun! It's Kinda small but it had a lot of great yet simple recipes!Published 8 days ago by Rin
I really thought that it would be worth the $13. I mean, who hasn't wished to know what manga characters are eating and try it ourselves? The book was too basic. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Aldana
it was so cute and lots of fun to make and read New things to make. my nieces love the art work and love to help me in the kitchen so ya perfect for kids and young adults too (^x^)Published 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
While a little simple and silly at times, this book is endearing and also a very fun launching point for learning to cook Japanese classics. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Will Nation
This is an adorable book with its animations. I like that they explain everything in detail and give a brief history of the different kinds of foods. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sundip
It's a cute manga cook book.Im gonna try some of the recipes in the cookbook.I was excited when I got this book.:)Published 2 months ago by Megan
I love this book. It shows a variety of recipes that are good for people who like Japanese cooking, but are beginners (like me).
The recipes are clear and easy to understand. Read more