Blenders - Not Just for Smoothies

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Eric Gower, author of the upcoming book, The Breakaway Cook (HarperCollins, appears in bookstores in Spring 2007), chats about his new blog and how the blender can become an essential tool in our kitchen.

His book, The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen, features his unique interpretations of modern Japanese cuisine. He writes regularly on food, cooking, and restaurants for a variety of US and Japanese publications. He went to Japan in 1988 after graduating with a degree in Oriental Languages (Japanese) from the University of California, Berkeley, and stayed for 15 years. He is also the author of Eric’s Kitchen, his first collection of recipes (in Japanese), and has edited and/or ghostwritten seven books by Japanese authors on international economics.

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