Bring some magic into your kitchen with this unofficial collection of Japanese recipes inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s most beloved films.
Since 1985, Studio Ghibli has enchanted moviegoers with fantastic stories of adventure, magic, friendship, family, and most of all—the most delicious-looking animated food. Now you can create your own mouthwatering dishes with this book full of 50 unofficial, fan-created recipes! From tantalizing breakfasts and lunches to Japanese favorites like yakitori and onigiri, recipes include:
- Skillet bacon and eggs
- Ramen with “haaaam”!
- Herring and pumpkin pot pie
- Steamed red bean bao
- Salmon with beurre blanc sauce
- And more!
Perfect for fans of Japanese anime, manga, and comfort food cooking!
Cover illustrations: ©Cathy Phung
About the Author
Jessica Ann Yun, a qualified data health analyst by day and a part-time food blogger by night. Her food journey started at a tender age of eight and she began creating food content on her Instagram food blog in 2019. Gastronomy being one of her passions, her cooking style is said to be creative, innovative and unique. Jessica often finds cooking as a stress-reducing outlet when she needs a break from the public health realm. The Unofficial Studio Ghibli Cookbook is Jessica’s debut cookbook that transforms iconic food scenes from popular Japanese and Studio Ghibli films into reality. A Chinese-South African who lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, she creates new recipes and appreciates food that has no borders. You can follow more of her culinary journey on her Instagram, @jaysing.flavours.