Amy Kimoto-Kahn 

Amy Kimoto-Kahn is a yonsei, a fourth-generation Japanese American, wife and mom of three who lives in Boulder, Colorado. She is a student of her families’ long history of cooking and continues to share her favorite recipes on her blog, easypeasyjapanesey. She also works part-time as a personal chef and is the author of Simply Ramen, a complete course in preparing ramen meals at home. When she isn’t cooking, she runs her own marketing firm, Fat Duck Consulting, that she founded in 2008. You can find her sharing new food experiences and foodie travels on her instagram, e.p.j


She is a graduate of the Miyajima Ramen School in Osaka, Japan and has taught a popular series of Asian-inspired cooking classes for Williams-Sonoma.

Her first book, Simply Ramen, is a compilation of 70 traditional and non-traditional ramen recipes for the noodle lover, is one of the best-selling cookbooks on ramen for beginners.

Her second book, Simply Hot Pots brings hot pot cooking to your table with a complete course of 75 recipes, including 15 base broths (from shabu-shabu to bone broths to creamy corn and tomato broths); pork, chicken, beef, seafood, spicy, vegetable, and specialty hot pot meals; dipping sauces; sides; and desserts.

Both books are for sale via the following outlets:

Simply Ramen - AmazonBarnes & Noble, Indie Bound, and Kinokuniya Book Store.

Simply Hot Pot - Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound and Kinokuniya Book Store (pre-order for February delivery)