Cookbook Author, Food Journalist




California native, living on an organic Japanese farm since 1988. Cook author and champion of Japanese artisanal ingredients. 


Author of multiple cookbooks and appears regularly in the Japanese media as a supporter of  traditional Japanese ways.


Most current upcoming media events, tours, and appearances.


“...a vital bridge between farmers in the United States and farmers in Japan.” --AliceWaters

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