About the Author
HARUMI KURIHARA is the most influential cookery writer in her home country of Japan. She has authored more than 40 books collectively selling more than 15 million copies, as well as producing a quarterly magazine Suteki Recipes (Lovely Recipes) and her own brand of kitchenware. Harumi's first cookbook in English Harumi's Japanese Cooking won the Gourmand World Cookbook award in 2004. Her success is rooted in her down to earth, pragmatic approach which follows a philosophy of elegance and simplicity.