Chef and director of ‘HITOTEMA’, Naoko Tanijiri’s cook-book has arrived from Tokyo, Japan.
There are so many great hidden restaurants in Tokyo that you want to keep a secret… Naoko Tanijiri owns a restaurant, HITOTEMA is one of those restaurants. @hitotema_shibuya Minimally furnished in a serene textured concrete room that designed by her talented husband, Japanese architect, Makoto Tanijiri. The restaurant is only open once a week, with a few seats available by a night with a concept of contemporary Japanese home cooking.
Naoko used to be a fashion stylist and still works as an influencer in Japan for many beauty & health products and trends. This is her first ever cook book with the same name as her restaurant and is a love letter to the Japanese mother flavours – those that make you feel at home.
Easy but delicious and beautiful...
She uses simple ingredients to create meals with depth and flavour, people surprises she uses unexpected spices.
There are so many great tips for making authentic Japanese food to share with your loved ones. The recipes are written in Japanese and English so it is a great introduction to Japanese cooking if you’ve never cooked it before. A perfect Japanese cook-book to own.
A meal at her restaurant is a heavenly, sensory experience and this book embodies those same feelings.
*Hitotema means ‘one small extra touch’ in Japanese.