About Kimiko Barber

Kimiko Barber is a self-taught Japanese cook and demonstrator who teaches regularly at cookery schools around the UK. She is the author of Sushi , Taste and Technique , Easy Noodles , The Japanese Kitchen , Yo Sushi Cookbook , The Chopsticks Diet, Japanese Pure and Simple (shortlisted for the World Food Media and Guild of Food Writers’ healthy eating awards) and Cook Japanese at Home . @kimiko_barber

A ceramic bowl filled with pumpkin ginger mash with a person scooping a spoon into it.

Pumpkin Ginger Mash

Sweet autumn squash gets unexpectedly enhanced with the warmth of ginger and the complex depth of soy sauce and sesame oil.