The Cook Zen Wagashi Cookbook

From Cherry Blossom Rice Cakes to Mochi Dusted with Green Soy-bean Flour, home cooks will be transported by the recipes in Machiko Chiba's latest cookbook devoted to Japanese sweets known as wagashi.

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Author: Machiko Chiba

Publisher:

ISBN: 1891105620

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

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From Cherry Blossom Rice Cakes to Mochi Dusted with Green Soy-bean Flour, home cooks will be transported by the recipes in Machiko Chiba's latest cookbook devoted to Japanese sweets known as wagashi. Traditionally served as part of the tea ceremony, wagashi are finding a place in contemporary cuisines as light, beautifully crafted, elegant desserts. Now, with her easy-to-follow instructions and the patented Cook-Zen microwave pot, anyone can make wagashi in minutes.

Cooking through History A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Food with Menus and Recipes 2 volumes

It became popular in the Edo Period. It also developed into, and remains, an
important cooking condiment. In the Aristocratic ... These items became the basis
for Japanese confectionery (wagashi). As nobles grew wealthier, food became
more ...

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Author: Melanie Byrd

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610694568

Category: Cooking

Page: 717

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From the prehistoric era to the present, food culture has helped to define civilizations. This reference surveys food culture and cooking from antiquity to the modern era, providing background information along with menus and recipes. Food culture has been central to world civilizations since prehistory. While early societies were limited in terms of their resources and cooking technology, methods of food preparation have flourished throughout history, with food central to social gatherings, celebrations, religious functions, and other aspects of daily life. This book surveys the history of cooking from the ancient world through the modern era. The first volume looks at the history of cooking from antiquity through the Early Modern era, while the second focuses on the modern world. Each volume includes a chronology, historical introduction, and topical chapters on foodstuffs, food preparation, eating habits, and other subjects. Sections on particular civilizations follow, with each section offering a historical overview, recipes, menus, primary source documents, and suggestions for further reading. The work closes with a selected, general bibliography of resources suitable for student research. Timelines help users identify key events related to the history of cooking Topical essays cover important subjects across cultures Sections on particular civilizations, regions, or countries provide historical coverage of cooking methods and food culture Recipes, sample menus, and other documents give readers important information about cooking methods and food history within particular societies Suggestions for further reading direct users to additional sources of information

An Introduction to Koranic and Classical Arabic

An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of ...

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Author: Wheeler McIntosh Thackston

Publisher: Ibex Pub

ISBN: IND:30000048041242

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 69

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An Introduction to Koranic and Classical Arabic is an elementary-level grammar of standard classical Arabic, the literary norm of the Arabic language that has not changed appreciably in fourteen hundred years. An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of the Islamic Near East.

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

When light malt extract is incorporated into ice cream recipes, it helps control
crystallization and imparts a rich toasted flavor. As a sugar ... McGee, Harold. On
Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen. ... According to one of
many stories about their origin, Zen monks brought the recipe for manjū to Japan
from China in the Kamakura era (1185–1333). ... Jiten wagashi no sekai. Tokyo: ...

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Author: Darra Goldstein

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199313396

Category: Cooking

Page: 920

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"Celebrating sugar while acknowledging its complex history, 'The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets' is the definitive guide to one of humankind's greatest sources of pleasure"--

Japan Quarterly

Food preserved by drying , smoking , or freezing ; boiling and grilling are main
cooking methods . ... Mashed and sweetened an ( adzuki beans ) used Japanese
in steamed or uncooked wagashi ( Japanese confections ) . 1214 : Drinking
green tea starts . Cuisine 1227 : Shojin ryöri ( Zen monk vegetarian cuisine )
arrives , 1254 : First sweet miso made of koji ( malt ) mixed with ... 1399 : First
cookbook reference to using shoyu and sake to make unagi no kabayaki ( grilled
eel ) . Start of ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015072495354

Category: Japan

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Tokyo Style Guide

Tokyo Style Guide is packed with places where you can shop, relax, be inspired, eat and sleep, as well as practical tips to help you prepare for your trip, navigate the city with confidence and make the most of your visit.

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Author: Jane Lawson

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781952535697

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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One of the most exhilarating and inspiring cities in the world, Tokyo is vast, complex and ever-changing, pulsating with youthful energy. Author Jane Lawson has been travelling to Japan for more than thirty years, and has led many group and private tours to various parts of the country. In Tokyo Style Guide she offers a unique insight into Japan's culture and aesthetic with her expert guided walks through 21 of the most intriguing and stylish Tokyo neighbourhoods and the best of what they have to offer. Jane shares information on how to get the most from your trip-what to see and how best to experience it. Tokyo Style Guide is packed with places where you can shop, relax, be inspired, eat and sleep, as well as practical tips to help you prepare for your trip, navigate the city with confidence and make the most of your visit.