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In this collection of superb Japanese recipes, food writer and Japanophile Jane Lawson captures the restorative power of Japanese food. Finding herself stressed and unhappy, Jane retreats to peaceful Kyoto to seek balance and equilibrium in her life. Jane's personal story offers an insight into the artistry of Japanese cuisine and explores the concept of Zenbu Zen 'everything is zen'.
After many years working as a chef in Sydney, Jane Lawson moved into publishing, combining her love of travel, cooking and books. She is the author of Snowflakes and Schnapps, Spice Market, Grub, Yoshoku, A Little Taste of Japan, Cocina Nueva, Zenbu Zen and 2016's Milkbar Memories. She is also the co-author of BBQ Food for Friends, which won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award in 2003. Jane has been travelling around Japan for over thirty years.
She runs independent, small-group cuisine and culture tours to Japan on a regular basis, guiding her clients to the best that the country has to offer. Visit zenbutours.com for more information.