The Anime Chef Cookbook: 75 Iconic Dishes from Your Favorite Anime (Hardcover)
Food plays an important role in anime, whether it is briefly shown in a slice-of-life scene or the entire plotline of an episode or series, and popular anime food creator Nadine Estero (@issagrill) has perfectly captured these favorite food moments. In The Anime Chef Cookbook, she brings 75 appetizers, mains, desserts, and drinks to your table from the screen so that you can enjoy the same foods as your favorite characters. From the films of Studio Ghibli to your favorite series and possibly even some that you may not be so familiar with, the recipes include:
- Haikyuu!! steamed pork buns
- Food Wars soufflé omelet
- Isekai Izakaya pork tenderloin sandwich
- My Hero Academia cold soba
- March Comes in like a Lion pampered udon
- Dragon Ball Z meat lover's meat fest
- Kiki's Delivery Service chocolate cake
- Your Name strawberry pancakes with macarons
- Clannad starfish scones
- Yuru Camp hot buttered rum cow
- and much more!
Nadine Estero (@issagrill) knew at the young age of 6 that anime was life. She dramatically cried and begged her mother to immediately stop her piano lessons because it interfered with the airtime of her favorite anime—Dragon Ball Z. Today, Nadine is a food recreationist that shows her enthusiasm and process through her social media; she has 36k YouTube Subscribers, 45k TikTok Subscribers, and over 865k Likes. Her creations are recognized worldwide in many large entertainment websites and publications such as ScreenRant, Dexerto, GaminqDebates, SVG, Kompas, and Speed Maqazine.