Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Japanese Farm Food

Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Talk: Japanese Farm Food

Native Californian, Nancy Singleton Hachisu, has lived with her Japanese organic farmer husband and three sons in their traditional Japanese farmhouse for the last 25 years. Hachisu has taught home cooking to Japanese housewives for over two decades and is the leader of a local Slow Food convivium. Nancy's first book, Japanese Farm Food, was praised in the New York Times, The LA Times, and the London Times. It was selected by several well-respected U.S. cooking magazines as one of the top cookbooks of 2012 and was featured in Food & Wine's Best of the Best Cookbooks.

Nancy Singleton Hachisu

Nancy Singleton Hachisu left California for Japan in 1988, fully intending to learn Japanese in one year and return to the States for graduate school. Instead, she fell in love with a Japanese organic farmer and now lives with her husband and three sons in their eighty-five-year-old traditional farmhouse.

Japanese Farm Food

Japanese Farm Food offers a unique look into life on a Japanese farm through 165 simple, clear-flavored recipes along with personal stories and over 100 stunning photographs. It is a book about love, community, and life in rural Japan.

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