Quick & Easy Tsukemono Cookbook is a great cookbook for anyone who has a interest about Japanese pickling recipes. It is a great book that educates one about ingredients, techniques and secret tips that one can only learn through experience with step by step procedures and vibrant visuals to follow along.
Tsukemono is never in the same category as the Western pickles. It is favored as a health food containing dietary fiber, vitamins, calcium and other essential minerals. This book introduces myriads of salad-like tsukemono recipes used in Japanese homes. Of course you will find the traditional pickles from various districts of the country. Every recipe includes step-by-step photographs, information such as how to select good ingredients and marinating time for the best flavor. Some can be ready in 10 minute, some take as long as 3 weeks, and you will love them all!
Author: Ikuko Hisamatsu