If the rice cooker is buried in a cupboard, this book can restore and enhance its usefulness...[Hensperger and Kaufmann] know their subject well and aren't stingy with sharing information. --Hartford Courant
It's great to see a book dedicated to an appliance that is integral to creating the core of so many dishes, regardless of the origin of the dish. --Ming Tsai, host of East Meets West, co-author of Blue Ginger: East Meets West Cooking with Ming Tsai
Rice cookers are a must in Asian kitchens, and the Hensperger-Kaufmann book makes a convincing case to stock this easy-to-use appliance in every kitchen. --Arizona Republic
About the Author
A prolific food writer and educator, Beth Hensperger has authored more than twenty cookbooks, including titles in the best-selling "Not Your Mother's" series. She is also the author of The Bread Bible
, winner of a James Beard Book Award, and has been nominated twice for an IACP Cookbook Award. Hensperger writes a James Beard Award nominated food column, Baking with the Seasons, for the San Jose Mercury News. She is a contributor to dozens of national and online cooking and lifestyle magazines.
Julie Kaufmann is the food editor of the San Jose Mercury News, which has twice been nominated for a James Beard Award in newspaper journalism. Kaufmann is an avid home cook who has co-authored several books with Beth Hensperger.