A Cookbook - An Illustrated Talk (with vegan nibbles)

As Japanese Cultural Salon Series of 2012, JASGA will present a Cookbook Event 
- An Illustrated Talk (with vegan nibbles) by Elizabeth Andoh on February 27th.

The Japan-America Society of Greater Austin is pleased to host an evening with Elizabeth Andoh, author of KIBŌ Brimming with Hope: Recipes & Stories from Japan’s Tohoku. The book, a culinary tribute to the region devastated by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident on March 11, 2011, will be for sale at the event. Both Ms. Andoh and her publisher Ten Speed Press, a Crown imprint of Random House, have pledged a portion of the proceeds to Japan’s recovery efforts.

A (vegan) selection of Tohoku fare featured in Ms. Andoh’s book and prepared by her with the assistance of The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts will be served immediately following Ms. Andoh’s slide-illustrated talk.

was born in New York but has made Japan her home for more than four decades. A graduate of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Andoh’s formal culinary training was taken at the Yanagihara School of Classical Japanese Cuisine (Tokyo). Andoh is the author of five books on Japanese cooking, including two IACP award-winners, An Ocean of Flavor and Washoku. She was Gourmet's Japan correspondent for more than three decades and was a regular contributor to the New York Times travel section for many years. Andoh lectures internationally on Japanese food and culture and directs A Taste of Culture, a culinary program based in Tokyo and Osaka. She lives in Tokyo, Japan.


Elizabeth Andoh, A Taste of Culture
Tokyo & Osaka, JAPAN

The event is open to the public.

February 27th, 2012 7:00 PM   through   8:30 PM
1701 Toomey Rd
Casa de Luz, Cielo Room South (2F)
Austin, TX 78704
United States
Phone: 512-656-4731

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