The fabulous world of Japanese ingredients


The fabulous world of Japanese ingredients

From seasonal fruits and vegetables, picked at specific times of day, to local seafood found only at exact depths, seasons and locations, Japanese ingredients are bound to their specific heritage and the landscape on which they were raised.

A closer look at Japan’s Geographical Indication (GI) label

Over the last ten years the importance and uniqueness of many unique Japanese ingredients has been recognised with and encoded into a Geographical Indication system (GI).

Andrew Gyokudari's 15 Possible-to-Book Sushi Sushi-yas in Toky

The last time my friend Aiste asked me to do this exercise was in 2019. COVID has certainly altered the global food scene during the succeeding few years but the sushi industry in Tokyo remained strong with numerous new openings during the pandemic.

Japan's Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

Chef Daisuke Hayash's Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Discover Aiste's Culinary Journey In Tokyo

Discover Aiste's Culinary Journey In Tokyo

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Gastronomy is both an art form and a reflection of our civilization and cultural backgrounds. I have discovered that behind every ingredient, every dish, every restaurant, there is a fascinating story, an exciting personal quest.

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