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12 Best Japanese Cooking Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Japanese Cooking books (instead of one person's opinion).

Our process:
1. Search for "best japanese cooking books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 2
    Appears in 3 articles
  2. 3
    Appears in 2 articles
  3. 4
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 5

    Takashi's Noodles

    Takashi Yagihashi

    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 7
    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 9

    Japanese Farm Food

    Nancy Singleton Hachisu

    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 10


    The Cookbook

    Nancy Singleton Hachisu

    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this Japanese Cooking books list created?

    We searched for "best Japanese Cooking books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Japanese Cooking books are in this list?

    There are 12 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Japanese Cooking books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Japanese Cooking books on the internet.

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