True to the positive eating, positive living ethos of wagamama's idiosyncratic chain of noodle restaurants, this official collection of recipes shares the secret of the hallmark culinary minimalism that has won it instant cult status worldwide. The distinctive wagamama flavour originates from the traditional 200-year-old ramen (noodle) shops of Japan which guarantee nourishment with ingredients that cleanse and nurture the mind and body. Suitable for meat-eaters, seafood lovers and vegetarians alike, the noodle, rice and dumpling recipes have been specially created by the people behind wagamama's unique house style and concentrate on cooking fresh, quality ingredients in a way that retains maximum flavour and nutrition. With mouth-watering recipes for appetisers and side dishes, hearty soups and stir-fries and a selection of exotic sweet-rice desserts, this unique collection means that the stylish wagamama experience is now yours to take home. Whether you want to impress the health-conscious dinner guest or simply feed the family good, wholesome meals, this book allows you to recreate the best of Japanese cooking. No raw fish, or complex sushi dishes that take hours to prepare and seconds to eat - just a collection of delicious, low-fat, one-pot meals which are easy on your time and budget as well as your waistline.