Our guest is Sonoko Sakai who is a cooking teacher, noodle maker, food writer and grain activist based in Los Angeles and Tehachapi in Southern California.

Sonoko just published “Japanese Home Cooking – simple meals, authentic flavors”. It covers everything you would like to know about the basics of Japanese food with tips and personal stories on each page.

In this episode, we will discuss how Sonoko’ unique global upbringing inspired her to build her career in food, her passion for preserving ancient grains, her new book, and much, much more!

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