Jane Lawson has been a regular visitor to Japan for over twenty years. She runs independent tours to Japan on a regular basis, guiding her clients to the best that Japan has to offer, from culture, to fashion, food and lifestyle. After many years working as a chef in Sydney, Jane moved into publishing, combining her love of cookbooks and cooking. She is the author of several cookbooks including Milkbar Memories, and is the co-author of BBQ Food for Friends, which won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award in 2003. Jane’s books have been featured in publications like Heat, Yours, Marie Claire, the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, The Independent, Delicious, The Guardian and Waitrose magazine, among others.