Cooking with Wild Game (異世界料理道, Isekai Ryōridō) is a Japanese light novel series written by EDA and illustrated by Kochimo.
Main protagonist is Tsurumi Asuta. 17 yrs old, 2nd year high schooler.
He was working as an apprentice cook at [Tsurumi-ya], managed by his father.
One day a fire broke out in [Tsurumi-ya], for the sake of his father’s cherished knife [Santoku Houchou – the japanese kind] he ran back inside to retrieve it and thus met his end. Before he knew it he awoke to an unknown environment. He was then attacked by a beast resembling a boar but a girl named ‘Ai Fa’ from the [People of Morihen] saved him. It was then that he realized he was really in different world…