Japanese cuisine has taken the world by storm although most people may not believe they can prepare these feasts at home. Hesitate no longer! Your Japanese Kitchen provides many easy and fun recipes as well as practical tips for preparing Japanese dishes. Harumi Kurihara, or the "charisma housewife" as she is known in Japan, is our instructor. She shares her way of combining traditional Japanese cooking in today's world. Harumi Kurihara is the most popular cookery writer in Japan. She has published more than 90 titles and has issued a phenomenal 19 million books and magazines. With her English book "Harumi's Japanese Cooking", she won the Best Cookbook of the Year 2004 at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Harumi embraces new flavours from all over the world and mixes these with more traditional Japanese ingredients.