For lovers of exquisite, elegant cuisine.
Easy, tasty, different.
My very favourite Zen Buddhist vegan dish. Can be a starter or main.
Ankimo is a Japanese traditional winter delicacy.
For a different, heartier salad that could be enjoyed as a light meal by itself.
For a different, heartier salad that could be enjoyed as a light meal by itself, this avocado and tuna salad is a definite winner.
A very spicy, crisp mayonnaise that goes on anything.
This version works well as a delicate starter leaving space for a more hearty meal or as part of a platter of nibbles before an evening out providing satisfying flavour without being too filling.
Known as aspara nikumaki in Japanese. Aspara means asparagus, niku means beef and maki means roll or wrap. In this dish, thinly sliced beef is marinated in a sweet and savoury soy glaze, then wrapped around blanched asparagus spears and pan-cooked.
Wonderful dinner party dish as the cooking is done at the table. Make the lime sauce well before serving.
A very tasty appetizer.
Ground beef is flavoured with a delicious Japanese sauce and eaten over hot rice with an egg on top. This recipe comes together in no time at all.
This recipe includes all the traditional elements - meat, vegetables, noodles and tofu in an intensely flavoured mushroom broth.
Slice the beef as thin as possible then enjoy.
An easy version of a classic Japanese dish - seared rare beef fillet is wrapped around crunchy carrot, mooli and served with a soy and sesame dipping sauce.
This pork is delicately flavoured with black tea and is best accompanied by a glass of saké. Consider it for a Christmas dinner with a Japanese twist.