Packed with 101 full-color recipes, this slim volume is the perfect introduction to Japanese pickling. Traditionally, many favorite Japanese pickling techniques take days or months. In this book, author Seiko Ogawa demonstrates new methods to make even nukazuke-pickles made in a rich-tasting base that traditionally took weeks to set up--in just one day. Recipes include: SPRING/SUMMER: Marinated Red Cabbage; Speedy Sauerkraut; Kimchee-Style Crosscut Cucumbers; Ginger-Miso Okra; Curried Cauliflower; Pickled Ginger for Sushi; Nukazuke FALL/WINTER: Sesame Eggplant; Carrot Ribbons with Raisins; Thousand-Layer Turnips SPECIAL: Strawberry Syrup (and Strawberry Cream Soda); Honey-Orange Syrup (and Orange Jelly); Wine-Honey Chicken Fritters; Spiced Vinegar; Rosemary Honey For Japanese cooking enthusiasts who already own either book, our book will be a new, updated, refreshing addition to the library. It's the only one to focus on speedy pickles.