My must-have books about Japan

Here’s a list of my favourite books about Japan. They have influenced me and taught me a lot about Japanese culture: cooking, travel, design and art. Check them out. A great way to spend those cool Autumn evenings.

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Flavor and Seasonings: Dashi, Umami and Fermented Foods

by The Japanese Culinary Academy

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Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels Through Japan’s Food Culture

by Matt Goulding

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In Praise of Shadows

by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki

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White

by Kenya Hara

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Japan. The Cookbook

by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

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Japanese Home Cooking

by Chihiro Masui and Hanae Kaede

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Food Sake Tokyo

by Yukari Sakamoto

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Japan

by The Monocle magazine

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Sushi and Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking

by Michael Booth

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The Japanese Issue

by Fool magazine

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Another Kyoto

by Alex Kerr

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