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Home Cooking with Japan's First Lady

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The dining room of Japan's charismatic First Lady Miyuki Hatoyama has for decades resonated with the laughter of many happy hours of entertaining with her son and husband. Whether playing host to visiting dignitaries or family friends, Miyuki always welcomes guests with her characteristic geniality and wholesome, flavorful recipes.

Her approach to cooking mirrors her cheerful personality-she cooks casually yet lovingly, with no frills or fuss in her recipes. A former theater performer and television actress, the rigors of life in her current role have not hindered her home cooking one bit, and she continues to cook with equal zeal and love for her husband, who comes home late from work almost always hungry.

In "Home Cooking with Japan's First Lady," Miyuki presents over 40 recipes for all occasions that are both easy and fun to prepare. Ranging from quick meals that can be put together in a few minutes, family favorites, party foods made easy with a unique twist, to comfort dishes with a splash of modernity, all the recipes come with the Hatoyama seal of approval and are the culmination of years of experience.

This book makes an interesting addition to the kitchen of anybody who is looking for quick, easy, and fun recipes with that inimitable Hatoyama touch.

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I've seen this book, it's gorgeous. None of the recipes seem especially difficult, either.

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how to cook the sun?

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how funny I just watched an episode of Iron Chef where Mr and Mrs hatoyama were in the tast test judge panels. She did mention she likes quick and simple recipes.

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Yes, her recipes are out of this world.

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Was she a good cook in previous life?

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Tom Cruise Hotcakes?

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paulinusa

Tom Cruise Hotcakes?

Is that a fancy name for a 'short stack'? : )

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I love these stories,reminds me of when I come home from work,late,the laughter, the kitchen aroma, oh so many happy hours.I am so glad you shared this article with us.

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Fan of her fruitcake, right here.

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She is an interesting woman. I wonder if she picked up some of the recipes during her trip to Venus in the 70s?

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'short stack'....that was a good one USNinJapan2!!

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