Otsumami: Japanese small bites & appetizers | Atsuko Akeda
Snacks - aren't they everyone's favourite foodstuff? Otsumami is the Japanese term for snacks and this excellent cookery title is stuffed full of over 70 recipes for 'em - tasty salads, mouthwatering gyoza, tempting tempura, perfect sando - it makes you hungry just looking at them. This is the stuff you'll experience in the best izakaya bars and house parties - drink in one hand, snack in the other.
This is perfect entertainment cuisine - proper party food gear, and there are even preparatory chapters on pairing food and drink, party planning, cocktail making, plating up, sorting your sauces and loads more stuff to make your soiree swing.
With recipes to tempt everyone, from existing devotees of Japanese food to newcomers keen to discover more - so get out yer dashi, ponzu, miso, soy and teriyaki sauce and get snacking.