If you enjoy Japanese food, but have been put of trying to cook it by its apparent complexity, read Tokyo Cult Recipes. Tokyo-born and raise Maori Murota shows that everyday Japanese cooking isn t complicated once you have learnt a few basic techniques and bought the right ingredients. Chapters are organised by meal type, including breakfast, bento, oyatsu (snacks most of which are sweet), izakaya (tapas bar) and ohiru (lunch). --House and Garden, November issue
For more early-morning and all-day-long Japanese goodness, check out @maorimurota on Instagram. A Tokyoite chef based in Paris, Maori Murota is the author of Tokyo Cult Recipes and a dab hand at drawing what she eats. Mindmaps of an altogether edible kind. --Guardian Cook, 27th February 2016
In Tokyo Cult Recipes Tokyo-born Maori Murota demystifies Japanese food with 100 of her favourite easy-to-follow recipes. --Food & Travel
A celebration of food, culture and place, here are 100 dishes from Tokyo, the gastronomic megacity. There are recipes for miso, sushi, soba noodles, bentos, sushi, fried rice, Japanese tapas, desserts, cakes and sweets; plus features on the key essential cooking techniques and key ingredients, making it truly Japanese food made simple. Author Maori Murota grew up in Tokyo and was inspired to write this book by her mother's cooking and memories of growing up in Tokyo, cooking at home, eating out. Her mission is to demystify Japanese food, to make it accessible and understood by anyone and everyone interested in learning about a food culture and eating well.