A Visual Guide to Sushi-Making at Home is the first authoritative, visual, stylish, how-to guide for making sushi at home. This handbook includes popular sushi, sashimi and sushi-style recipes by the Japanese-born and classically trained chef and owner of San Francisco's Ame restaurant. The book profiles 65 fish and other key ingredients of sushi, covers sustainability, explains sushi styles, teaches basic beverage pairing and includes how-to sequences showing the fundamentals of sushi making in detail. There are 50 additional recipes for basics, such as dashi, nigiri, different types of rolls, and sushi bowls.
Hiro Sone was educated as Osaka's internationally renowned classical French culinary school, Ecole Technique Hoteliere Tsuji. He trained under Paul Bocuse and Joel Robuchon before going to work for Wolgang Puck as head chef. In 2003, Hiro won the James Beard Award for Best Chef: West. Lissa Doumani is co-owner and GM of Terra and Ame, and a pastry chef who apprenticed under Nancy Silverton.