Takako Yokoyama lives in Japan's mountainous Nagano prefecture. Specializing in her traditional regional cuisine as well as creating original recipes inspired by this tradition, she conducts regular classes and seminars about the tastes and techniques of Nagano cooking, and is a regular on Japanese TV cooking shows. She's been pickling ever since getting married many years ago, and in this book passes on her wealth of knowledge about making delicious pickles. She is the author of many books in her native Japan with a focus on eating seasonal food, pickling, and preserving.
Complete with accompanying photographs, the step-by-step instructions are a breeze to follow&# Readers ready to take the plunge into Japanese preserves need look no further. -Publishers Weekly