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My must-have books about Japan

My must-have books about Japan

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

My must-have books about Japan

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Here’s a list of my favourite books about Japan. They have influenced me and taught me a lot about Japanese culture: cooking, travel, design and art. Check them out. A great way to spend those cool Autumn evenings.

13
Nov '20
Chirashi Sushi at Home

Chirashi Sushi at Home

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Chirashi Sushi at Home

Luxeat Insider · 5th ED.

Written by All Nippon Airways and Luxeat for a project We Are Japan. I first met Yoshinori Ishi at 2 Michelin-starred restaurant Umu. One of the best Kaiseki masters in Europe, he was the former head chef at this London mecca of Japan cuisine for 11 years. Originally from Saitama,…

13
Nov '20
My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

My best Japanese spots in London

12
Oct '20
SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE at Yashin Ocean House

SUNDAYS OMAKASE by Shinya Yashin at Yashin Ocean House. Serves only on Sundays, for 6 people max only.

12
Oct '20
Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Ken’s Café Gâteau au Chocolat

Hidden in an ordinary residential street in Tokyo’ Shinjuku ward, Ken’s Cafémakes the most extraordinary gâteau au chocolat in Japan and the best-molten chocolate cake I’ve ever had. It is also the most difficult to get too. If you buy it directly from the shop where it’s made, the waiting…

8
Oct '20
Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

To see my full article in collaboration with All Nippon Airways please go here. Japanese ceramics expert and gallerist Robert Yellin once told me that “ceramics are like living creatures”. Indeed, when on one late autumn afternoon I was walking around his Yakimono gallery in Kyoto, located in an old…

13
Aug '20
6 taste defining & defying sakes

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

6 taste defining & defying sakes

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

by Pablo Alomar Salvioni Sake, locally known as Nihonshu, is drenched in myth and mystery. The Japanese seem to have a complex code in their DNA that defines the exclusive rules surrounding sake tasting…and their exceptions, in a deep and difficult balance. What for Europeans is black or white, for…

27
Jun '20
Europe’s 15 Best Sushi Shokunin

Europe’s 15 Best Sushi Shokunin

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

Europe’s 15 Best Sushi Shokunin

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

Curated by Aiste Miseviciute, in alphabetical order From London to Logroño- my list of the best and up-and-coming sushi masters in Europe.For some of these chefs it’s not only a job, but a lifetime quest to achieve perfection.

27
Jun '20
Matt Goulding: putting words to food

Matt Goulding: putting words to food

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

Matt Goulding: putting words to food

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

Matt Goulding doesn’t do things by halves, and his recent James Beard award for Dining and Travel writing—specifically for his piece dubbed “Slice of Tokyo: How Japan Became a Pizza Hotspot”, for Airbnb Magazine—attests to this. Before writing about pizza, he learned how to make it, by becoming a certified…

27
Jun '20
Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

Sake pairing, the ultimate guide

by Pablo Alomar Salvioni Beyond pairings with sushi, sake is the perfect drink to bring out the full flavour of any dish. While sake is definitely not wine… it can certainly be paired with food in similar ways. Check out this in-depth look at the nectar of Nippon and the…

25
Jun '20