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Looking for Chinese and Japanese cookbooks

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If I could get some suggestions that be great, im looking for more home style type of cooking.

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  1. The topic of Chinese cookbooks has been discussed pretty extensively. Try this link:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/571861

    You could do a search and find other discussion threads. I don't remember a recent thread that discusses Japanese cookbooks.

    1. Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art , By Shizuo Tsuji is a classic. Though I must admit, I rarely cook from it (too intimidated to cook Japanese food at home, yet), reading it is very enlightening. There are lots of drawings for instructions and techniques.

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      1. re: emerilcantcook

        A Simple Art is the classic Japanese cookbook in English. I would agree that it isn't the most accessible for home cooking. I have a couple of others with step by step photos that I use more.