COOKBOOK AUTHOR VISITS TUTTLE OFFICE Yumi Komatsudaira, author of the upcoming Japanese Superfoods: Learn the Secrets of Healthy Eating and Longevity–the Japanese Way!, recently visited our offices in Vermont. We all got to enjoy a few delicious dishes that she whipped up in less than an hour and got to speak to her about marketing and publicity for her book.  She made Wakame Miso Soup, Smashed Cucumber Salad with Wakame and Ginger (we've included the recipe below for your enjoyment), Matcha Green Tea Cheesecake and more!  She also sat down and signed copies of her books. Scroll down and you can enter to win 1 of 3 copies that we are giving away.  If you are interested in interviewing Yumi or...

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Visit Staten Island/ NY Japion June 10th, 2022

フェリーに乗って行く週末のプチお出掛け 〜スタテン島編〜 マンハッタン区南端からフェリーに乗ってわずか25分。通勤圏内にもかかわらず、住民以外で訪れる人が少ないスタテン島。しかし意外にも見どころはたくさんある。今号は「近くて遠い」スタテン島の魅力に迫る。        

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An Interview With Yumi Komatsudaira/ By Tuttle Publishing May 26th, 2022

SEAWEED IN A SUITCASE: AN INTERVIEW WITH YUMI KOMATSUDAIRA It's Asian Pacific Heritage Month, and we are sharing books and interviews from some of our amazing AAPI authors here on the blog. Today we haveYumi Komatsudaira, who is a recipe developer, culinary instructor, and the president of K-Seaweed. She is also the author of Japanese Superfoods, which releases this fall!  Since it is Asian Pacific Heritage Month, we’d be honored to hear about your own experience and background as a Japanese American. Tell us a little bit of your story. I was born in Tokyo and raised in Saitama prefecture, a suburb of Tokyo. My parents own a small seaweed factory that they started in the 1960’s. They expected they would have...

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