Synopses & Reviews
From the authors of THE BOOK OF TOFU comes this updated tribute to miso. One of Japan'¬?s most beloved foods for over a thousand years, miso is a cultured, high-protein seasoning perfectly at home in recipes within and beyond the boundaries of Asian cuisine. Available in a range of flavors, colors, textures, and aromas as varied as that of the world'¬?s fine cheeses and wines, miso makes a delicious addition to stocks, stews, dressings, casseroles, and desserts. With traditional Japanese recipes like Miso Soup with Potato, Wakame, & Tofu; Eggplant with Sesame & Miso Sauce; as well as those more familiar to the Western palate-Tostadas, Quiche Ni?ßoise with Miso, and Boston Baked Soybeans with Brown Rice and Miso-THE BOOK OF MISO offers a bounty of ways to enjoy this wonderfully healthful seasoning.Ä¢ Over 400 tempting recipes accompanied by more than 300 illustrations.
About the Author
WILLIAM SHURTLEFF and AKIKO AOYAGI spent their formative years on opposite sides of the Pacific, in California and Tokyo respectively. Bill and Akiko began collaborating in 1972, doing research and writing books about soyfoods. They worked together for six years in East Asia, mainly in Japan, studying with top soyfoods researchers, manufacturers, nutritionists, historians, and cooks. William is currently the director of the Soyfoods Center, which he and Akiko founded in 1976, and lives in Lafayette, California. A freelance illustrator and graphic designer, Akiko lives and owns her own art business in Walnut Creek, California.