Asian Pickles: Japan (Enhanced Edition): Recipes for Japanese Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented Tsukemono [A Cookbook]

Asian Pickles: Japan (Enhanced Edition): Recipes for Japanese Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented Tsukemono [A Cookbook]

by Karen Solomon

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A DIY guide to making the salty, sweet, tangy, and sometimes spicy pickles of Japan, featuring 15 recipes ranging from traditional tsukemono to new favorites with innovative ingredients and techniques.
     For Asian food aficionados as well as preservers and picklers looking for new frontiers, the natural standout is Japan's diverse array of pickled products and innovative flavor pairings that wow the palate. In Asian Pickles: Japan, respected cookbook author and culinary project maven Karen Solomon introduces readers to the unique ingredients used in Japanese pickle-making, such as koji rice, fermented rice bran, shiso leaf, miso, soy sauce, and numerous other techniques beyond the basic vinegar brine. And for the novice pickler, Solomon also includes a vast array of quick pickles with easy-to-find ingredients. Featuring the most sought-after Japanese pickle recipes--including Takuan, Pickled Ginger, Umeboshi, and more--Asian Pickles: Japan will help you explore a new preserving horizon with fail-proof instructions and a selection of additional helpful resources. Digital extras include full-color photography and audio ingredient pronunciation guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607745181
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 12/18/2012
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 30
Sales rank: 749,022
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

KAREN SOLOMON is the author of Jam It, Pickle It, Cure ItCan It, Bottle It, Smoke ItThe Cheap Bastard's Guide to San Francisco; and was a contributing author to Chow! San Francisco Bay Area: 300 Affordable Places for Great Meals & Good Deals; and a former contributing editor to Zagat Survey: San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants. Her edible musings on the restaurant scene, sustainable food programs, culinary trends, food history, and recipe development have appeared in Fine Cooking, Prevention, Yoga Journal, Organic Style, the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and elsewhere. She's currently a guest blogger for The Blender, the Williams-Sonoma blog, and the Bay Area Bites KQED Food Blog. Visit for more.

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