Essential Elements of the Japanese Kitchen

published 8 years ago by Videos from The Culinary Institute of America

Asthetics, seasonality, color and balance are all primal elements of Japanese cooking. Award winning cookbook author Elizabeth Andoh explains the principles of, Washoku, which literally translates as the harmony of food. At a glance most Japanese recipes appear relatively simple. It’s this minimalism that distinguishes Japanese cuisine from other great culinary traditions and it is this quality that makes Japanese cuisine so delectable and difficult to master. The Culinary Institute of America, in association with Unilever Foodsolutions, presents "Savoring the Best of World Flavors." Download recipes from the DVD at:

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