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Amano, Hugh & Becan, Sarah

ISBN 9780399581991 TEN SPEED PRESS – RANDOM HOUSE US July 2019 Paperback 192 pp

HUGH AMANO is a chef and writer. He was the creative consultant and opening sous chef at Abraham Conlon’s Chicago exploration of Macanese cuisine, Fat Rice. Hugh is a graduate of The University of Colorado and New England Culinary Institute. SARAH BECAN is a comics artist, author, illustrator, and designer based in Chicago, and the creator of I Think You’re Sauceome, a food-centric autobiographical webcomic. Her work has appeared in various publications, including Saveur,, Rodale’s Organic Life, StarChefs, and Tasting Table.

A comic book cookbook with accessible ramen recipes for the home cook, from simple weeknight broths to weekend project stocks and homemade noodles, with recipe contributions and tips from notable ramen chefs.

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Playful and instructive, this hybrid cookbook/graphic novel introduces the history of ramen in addition to more than 40 recipes for everything you need to make perfect ramen at home, including stocks and broths, noodles, and toppings and accompaniments. Authors Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan present colorful, humorous, and easy-to-follow comics that fully illustrate all the steps and ingredients necessary. Along the way, they give tips for preparation shortcuts that make weeknight ramen a reality, provide meaty tidbits on Japanese culinary traditions, and feature words of wisdom, personal anecdotes, and cultural insights from ramen chefs like Ivan Orkin and other luminaries including Brian MacDuckston of Ramen Adventures. Recipes include complete bowls like Tonkotsu, Mazemen, and Yaki Soba, as well as components like Onsen Eggs, Gari, and Menma. Perfect for beginners and seasoned cooks, as well as armchair cooks, this manga is an accessible, fun, and inviting introduction to one of Japan’s most popular foods.