The Sushi Book
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The Sushi Book

By Celeste Heiter, Marc Schultz

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Format: Paperback, 269 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 June 2007
In this beautifully illustrated book, you will find everything you need to know about sushi, from how to choose and order it, to how to eat it. You will even learn how to make it at home. And if your efforts in the kitchen inspire you, how to become a sushi chef. Along with the history, evolution, and art of sushi, sections include nutritional value, health benefits, and safety concerns. The pronunciation guide, together with a thirty-nine-page sushi glossary and a reverse dictionary, are especially helpful in identifying and ordering sushi.   Taken in leading sushi restaurants, full color photographs enhance your journey into the world of sushi. You will also discover the answer to such fascinating questions as whether or not sushi originated in Japan, the ideal temperature for serving sake, and how sushi knives are made. Whether you’re a sushi virgin or a sushi veteran, by the time you finish reading "The Sushi Book," you will be a sushi connoisseur!  

About the Author

Celeste Heiter With her lifelong love of Japan, its people, and its culture, Celeste Heiter believes that she may have been Japanese in a previous incarnation. In this lifetime, however, Celeste was born in Mobile, Alabama, where she earned a bachelor s degree in Art and English from the University of South Alabama. Inspired by a lifelong dream to visit the Great Buddha at Kamakura, she moved to Tokyo in 1988, where she spent two years teaching English conversation. Celeste now makes her home in California s beautiful Napa Valley, with the most treasured souvenir of her life in Japan: her son Will, who was born during her stay in Tokyo. She is the author of Vignettes of Japan, Ganbatte Means Go For It, Five Seven Five, and To Japan With Love. She writes about her adventures in Asian food and film on her blog, Chopstick Cinema. www.chopstickcinema.com

Marc Schultz A longtime resident of Thailand, Marc Schultz s passion is capturing images of rural life that depict facets of Buddhism, culture, and tradition, which are slowly fading away in a country heavily inundated by Western industrialization. On the commercial side, he concentrates on fine art, corporate, and advertising work for a wide variety of clients. His images have appeared in photo exhibitions, documentaries, and numerous books and magazines, including Wallpaper* and National Geographic Traveler. www.marcschultz.com www.lightworxstudio.com www.photographythailand.com "

EAN: 9781934159002
ISBN: 193415900X
Publisher: Global Directions/Things Asian Press
Dimensions: 22.05 x 14.78 x 1.55 centimeters (0.56 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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