My miso chicken recipe a perfect canape for Christmas

Merry Matsukaze – Baked Miso Chicken Recipe

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year, everyone! In Japan, New Year’s (shogatsu) is the biggest celebration of the year and more of a family occasion than Christmas, which is much more low-key. Quite the opposite to how things work in most Western cultures! It is a time for people to gather with their families […]

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Superfood Recipes – Soba Noodles

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I love … LOVE soba noodles! This week, I want to show you two quick dishes making your autumn full of flavour and nutrition. These traditional Japanese noodles have been a family favourite for as long as I can remember and what we like to call a super food. My love of soba began with […]


Forget the Rain – Temari Sushi

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There is something about the beautiful simplicity of this sushi dish that is particularly elegant. It looks wonderful served on a colourful plate to offset the colours of the fish. It is the holiday season now, and many schools here in London; broke-up last week. During the summer, I teach at kid’s parties in the […]