Support refugees in Japan by learning to prepare their home country’s cuisine with this wholesome cookbook from the Japan Association for Refugees. Full color and bilingual, Flavours Without Borders presents about 45 recipes from 15 cultures around the world—along with the human stories of the people who provide them. Learn how to cook omelette with Chinese chives from Azerbaijan, Kurdish cucumber and yoghurt salad, Burmese-style noodles with kinako, and plenty more diverse dishes, with recipes adapted to the ingredients available in the stores on these shores. The book is targeted at raising awareness about the small number of asylum seekers permitted into Japan, and at raising money for the community, with all proceeds going to the cause. Now available from Amazon (¥1,575).
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