This debut cookbook by New York Times staff writer Eric Kim is a homage to what it means to be Korean American with delectable recipes that explore how new culinary traditions can be forged to honor both your past and your present. Eric shares these recipes alongside insightful, touching stories and stunning images shot by photographer Jenny Huang. He also includes essays on subjects ranging from the life-changing act of leaving home and returning as an adult, to what Thanksgiving means to a first-generation family, complete with a full holiday menu - all the while teaching readers about the Korean pantry, the history of Korean cooking in America, and the importance of white rice in Korean cuisine. In this book of recipes and thoughtful insights, especially about his mother, Jean, Eric divulges not only what it means to be Korean American but how, through food and cooking, he found acceptance, strength, and the confidence to own his story. Hardcover, 288 pages.
Dimensions: 8" x 10"