This exciting book offers a comprehensive overview of the food and culinary traditions of Japan and Korea. The introduction explores the tastes and cooking styles of each country including a list of the key ingredients from ginseng and tofu to seaweed and fish pastes. 250 authentic recipes from every region are then brought to life, from Hand-rolled Sushi and Pak Choi Kimchi to Gochujang Chicken Stew and Fiery Octopus. Sweet treats include Kabocha Squash Cake and Green Tea Ice Cream. Illustrated throughout, this book offers an irresistible opportunity to discover new ingredients and techniques, and create deliciously varied meals for all to enjoy. An authoritative guide to the culinary heritage of Japan and Korea, featuring recipes for sushi and sashimi; snacks and light bites; soups and broths; rice and noodles; fish and shellfish; meat and poultry, kimchi and tofu, side dishes, sweet snacks and drinks. Includes a fascinating introduction to the geography and climate, history, food traditions and regional dishes of Japan and Korea. Nutritional information, cook's tips and variations add extra value to the easy-to-follow recipes.