Nobu: The Cookbook

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  • Nobu Matsuhisa should need little introduction. With his multinational and ever expanding empire of twelve restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy and Japan--others will be coming soon to Paris and Sydney--he has become the most talked-about restaurateur of recent years and arguably the world's greatest sushi chef. This is the man, after all, who has lured legions of celebrities--regulars include Robert De Niro, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, Barbara Streisand, Giorgio Armani, Demi Moore, Madonna, ... the list goes on--with his unique and original combination of the finest skills and ingredients of Japanese cuisine with an imaginative acceptance of Western, particularly South American, cooking. In Nobu: The Cookbook--his first book in any language--Nobu reveals the secrets to his food and indeed the essence of all Japanese cuisine: the art of using very simple techniques to bring out the latent flavors in the very best ingredients that the world's oceans have to offer. He has presented fifty original recipes for fish and seafood that include all the signature dishes--Matsuhisa Shrimp, Live Octopus Tiradito, Squid Pasta, Black Cod (De Niro's favorite), New Style Sashimi and Sashimi Salad (Tom Cruise's favorite). There is a chapter dedicated to sushi where readers can learn how to make Nobu's own highly original Soft Shell Crab Roll, Salmon Skin Roll and House Special Roll. Eleven salad and vegetable dishes and four Nobu dessert recipes have been added so that anyone can recreate that exclusive Nobu dinner in their own kitchen. There is even a special chapter about alcoholic accompaniments. Nobu: The Cookbook, however, is not just about food and cooking, it also introduces the story of Nobu's rich and varied life. It is the story of a boy from the country who became one of the most renowned chefs of his generation after working in Peru and Argentina and seeing his first restaurant in Alaska go up in flames before his eyes. It is the story of a Japanese man who was befriended by America's rich and famous and went into the restaurant business with De Niro in New York, and more recently, Giorgio Armani in Milan. His friends also appear in the book. There is a foreword by De Niro, an introduction by Martha Stewart and an afterword by Ken Takakura, the internationally renowned Japanese actor.
  • Author:
    Robert De Niro
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641.692
    EAN:
    9784770025333
    Edition:
    1st
    ISBN:
    4770025335
    Label:
    Kodansha International
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $37.00
    Manufacturer:
    Kodansha International
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    196
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2001-09-07
    Publisher:
    Kodansha International
    Studio:
    Kodansha International
    Title:
    Nobu: The Cookbook
    Feature:
    Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark.
    Creator:
    Martha Stewart

Recent User Reviews

  1. jkun
    "Love NOBU's cook book"
    5/5,
    Writing:
    3/5,
    Illustration:
    5/5,
    Usefullnes:
    4/5,
    Purchase Date:
    May 10, 2006
    Purchase Price:
    $45.00
    Pros - you can cook like a top chef
    Cons - expensive ingredients
    This is my most favorite cook book ever. Nobu is a fantastic and successful chef. This book offers so many of his famous dishes, sauce and dressing. My favorites are seafood hot ceviche, black cod miso and tuna tataki sashimi salad with Matsuhisa dressing.

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