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The Unofficial Ghibli Park Cookbook

50+ Delightful Recipes Inspired by the Whimsical Theme Park and Movies from Your Favorite Japanese Animation Studio

Published by Ulysses Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Bring even more magic into your kitchen with this unofficial collection of recipes straight from the heart of the Japanese theme park inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s most beloved films!

Studio Ghibli has bewitched and delighted our hearts since 1985 with their enchanting stories of heroes and heroines featuring magic, love, nature, and, of course, the tastiest-looking animated food ever! In 2022, that captivating charm was brought to life with the opening of Ghibli Park, a theme park so exclusive that it only has one location in Japan and requires reservations made months in advance to enter.

Why not experience the excitement of this wondrous place in your own home? With more than 50 movie-inspired recipes straight from the theme park, The Unofficial Ghibli Park Cookbook contains a variety of tantalizing and unique dishes, including:

  • Spicy Shrimp Sandwich
  • Ketchup Spaghetti Sandwich
  • Seasonal Fruit Pizza
  • Shio Musubi Onigiri
  • Fish Bowl Fruit Punch Float
  • Matcha Chiffon Cake
  • And more!

A delightful window into the park itself, The Unofficial Ghibli Park Cookbook will take you on a journey to experience the wonders of Hayao Miyazaki’s greatest works like never before!

About The Author

Andy Cheng, a professional chef turned writer and photographer, has put his passion for cooking to paper as he shares his love of food. His journey started at a young age, learning the basics of cooking from his father. It wasn't until he moved to Japan in 2018 that he delved into the gastronomic world of Japan, studying in kitchens across the country, including a Michelin-starred restaurant nestled in the snowy expanse of Hokkaido. His writing and photography career started to take off as he began writing about Japanese food culture for various web and magazine publishers. Andy now resides in Sapporo, Hokkaido, sharing Japanese food culture and travel with the rest of the world. His debut cookbook, The Unofficial Ghibli Park Cookbook, unravels the delectable dishes of your favorite Ghibli films, allowing you to re-create the magic in the comfort of your own kitchen. You can follow more of Andy's journey on his Instagram @andychengjp.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Ulysses Press (November 19, 2024)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781646047345

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