Culinary Adventures in Hokkaido

Culinary Adventures in Hokkaido

Embark on a culinary journey to northern Japan’s Hokkaido, just a short flight from Tokyo. Discover exquisite seafood like crab and sea urchin, along with hearty ramen and local delicacies set against Hokkaido’s stunning landscapes. Dive into sushi masterpieces at Himeshara and explore Otaru’s vibrant Triangle Market for fresh seafood.…

11
May
Topic: All things Japan
9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

9 Easy to Book Sushi-yas in Tokyo by @Nigiri.paris

Jad Ibrahim is a sushi lover from Paris, who runs @nigiri.paris one of my favourite Instagram accounts about the best sushi shops around the world he visits. Here are his favourite recent discoveries in Tokyo, which are easy and possible to book not too long in advance.

22
Apr
Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi,Niseko

Breakfast at Shiguchi, an enchanting hotel in Niseko, Hokkaido I had a chance to visit last November. It offers a unique breakfast experience that goes beyond the traditional categories of “Western” or “Japanese,” featuring their special rolled omelette, Tokishirazu salmon, delicious homemade bread or rice. Shiguchi embodies the traditional method…

25
Mar
Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Breakfast at The Peninsula, Tokyo

Japanese breakfast is a well-rounded meal that is often considered to be the most important meal of the day in Japan. So when you’re planning your culinary trip to Japan, it’s the first place to start. It typically comprises steamed rice, miso soup, grilled fish such as salmon or mackerel,…

25
Mar
Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embark on a transcendent culinary voyage to the northern expanse of Japan, where Hokkaido beckons just a 2-hour flight from the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. This captivating island offers a unique opportunity to savour some of the finest foods Japan has to offer, set against the backdrop of a majestic…

23
Feb
From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

From Yuki’s Kitchen: Quick and Healthy Seafood Ramen with Luxeat

Continuing our series From Yuki’s Kitchen, I joined Yuki Gomi, to bring you a tasty yet time-friendly recipe – Seafood Ramen (シーフードラーメン).In the world of ramen, slow-cooked meat and bones typically steal the spotlight however this seafood rendition takes a different approach. Harnessing the rich flavours of fish and seafood, this…

23
Feb
Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine:  Washoku World Challenge in London

Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine: Washoku World Challenge in London

Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine: Washoku World Challenge in London

The Washoku World Challenge is organised by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan and included on UNESCO’s on the Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. This prestigious cooking contest held its 11th edition in early November. As Luxeat’s founder and Japanese food lover and explorer, I had the…

21
Nov '23
Bulgari Hotel,Tokyo

Bulgari Hotel,Tokyo

Bulgari Hotel,Tokyo

First opening its doors to the public this Spring, the Bulgari Hotel Tokyo is the first in Japan and the eighth in Bulgari Hotels and Resorts offering. Perched in the 40 to 45 floors of an ultra-skyscraper, just steps away from the red brick Tokyo Station, the hotel is beyond…

13
Nov '23
A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

When you dine at Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi in Paris, you are not only experiencing a world-class kaiseki meal but also a piece of Kyoto’s rich culinary history. This prestigious restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Yuichiro Akiyoshi, who brings with him a decade of training and expertise from Kyoto’s renowned…

24
Oct '23
Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Yōshoku (洋食, western food) is a style of Japanese cuisine based, as you may have guessed, on Western cooking. Think egg sandwiches or …ahem …”British” curry and rice ( Kareraisu ) or Hambagu (Hamburger Steak) or spaghetti with tomato sauce known as Napolitan. Dishes that are well worth exploring as…

22
Sep '23
Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

byRoni Xu Mori Roni Xu Mori, a Tokyo-based diamond and pearl specialist with a deep passion for food, has been meticulously documenting her culinary experiences since the age of 10. Drawing inspiration from her Chinese and Japanese heritage, she delights in sharing the most unique and delectable dishes. Currently, she…

20
Sep '23