《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》

《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》
《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》
《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》
《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》
《Special Dialogue between Embarrassing Cooking Author × Editor》
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Lovable home cooking, named “embarrassing cooking”

The Embarrassing Cooking book was published by Seikosha, a bookstore in Kyoto. This is a special dialogue between author Iko Kajitani and editor Atsushi Horibe. You might associate “embarrassing cooking” with failed or unappetizing food, but this is not the case. The author outlines “embarrassing cooking” as the food that is unique to a family—even though the food is so ordinary for the person who cooks it, saying “there is nothing to see.” The dialogue covers the impact as well as the author’s thoughts on home cooking that are included in the title. Her attempt to archive recipes along with the background stories of how the recipes were born, which can be called a new home cooking study, was also discussed. We hope viewers will rediscover the freedom in home cooking that has been passed down, founded on the dashi culture.

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Iko Kajitani

Born in Tottori Prefecture in 1985. Her interest in typesetting led her to start writing in 2015. Her book Embarrassing Cooking was published in 2020 from Seikosha. Her other works include a zine, Home Cooking and Me: A Personal History of Taste Unraveled through Homemade Dishes and My Family Recipes That May Be Helpful.

Atsushi Horibe

Born in Kyoto Prefecture in 1977. He was a store manager of the Keibunsha Ichijoji shop until August 2015. He established his own bookstore, Seikosha, and works in store management, event planning, and publishing. His publications include The 1990s: My Days of Training (Natsuhasha) and A Small Shop that Changes the Town (Keihanshin L Magazine).

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