japanese rice porridge nana kusa gayu served and ready for tasting

Nana Kusa Gayu – Seven Vegetable Japanese Rice Porridge

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Happy New Year! I cant believe it’s 2016 already. It’s the time of year when everyone decides their life style and eating habits are going to change for the better! Allow me to help… I know the festive season began at Christmas for most people, but this is probably the most festive time for the […]

Japanese food with Yuki on BBC Radio London

Japanese Food with Robert Elms – BBC Radio London

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“Robert Elms invited me in to the studio in April, to discuss the rising popularity of Japanese food in the UK. He clearly knows his fish!” It is not often that you get the chance to discuss Japanese food on the radio here in the UK! It was a pleasure discussing some of the lesser […]

sushi rolling with yuki

On Presenting Sushi – Countlan Magazine

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If you have mastered sushi rice and have perfected your rolling technique, you will no doubt be wondering how best to present and serve sushi to your guests. In Japan, we say that you also eat with your eyes, so presentation is as important as how a dish tastes. Arranging sushi is an enjoyable part […]


Washoku UNESCO – On BBC News

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I was asked to appear on the BBC evening news, for an interview about Washoku and its new status as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage! Despite the rush of the day, it was great to be in the news studio and to meet Zeinab Badawi. There is much more to Japanese food than just sushi and this […]