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Discover Japanese Food #5: Atsuko’s "Goma ae" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #5: Atsuko’s "Goma ae" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Goma ae is a type of ‘aemono’ – these are cold side dishes, often made with vegetables and a dressing. One typical aemono is called ‘goma ae’, which means sesame dressing mixed with green vegetables. The sesame dressing used here is also suitable for other ingredients such as broccoli, carrots, or spinach. You can also […]

Discover Japanese Food #4: Atsuko’s "Okara Croquette" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #4: Atsuko’s "Okara Croquette" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Okara is a great by-product from the soy milk making process. It is the solids from the soy beans, which are left behind after the milk has been filtered away. It is high in protein and low in fat, and has many uses in a variety of dishes. In Japan, tofu shops will give okara […]

Discover Japanese Food #3: Atsuko’s "Dashimaki Tamago" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #3: Atsuko’s "Dashimaki Tamago" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Dashimaki is a great dish for packing into your bento (lunchbox). It’s made with dashi, making it soft and juicy. You can serve it with grated daikon (white long radish) and soy sauce, or mayonnaise. The sweet egg roll found on top of Nigiri sushi is made with the same method, but it is much […]

TASTE OF ASIA 2009

TASTE OF ASIA 2009

Britain’s love affair with Asian cuisine continued at Taste of Asia, Potters Fields London between 29th and 31st May. Taste of Asia is the part of the Celebrasian festival and for the last three years the Celebrasian festival has received significant media coverage to millions of people. Asian Woman and B4U continued their partnership in […]

Taste of Asia (Exhibition)

Taste of Asia (Exhibition)

Date: Friday 29 May to Sunday Venue: Potters Field, SE1 Britain’s love affair with Asian cuisine continues at Taste of AsiaCelebrity chef Ross Burden again hosts the Rangemaster cookery theatre with chefs demonstrating how to cook amazing Asian dishes. Cherie Blair will open the show and cook on stage with Anjum Anand (BBC’s Indian Food […]

Discover Japanese Food #2: Atsuko’s "Kinpira" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #2: Atsuko’s "Kinpira" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

On a sunny day, why not take a bento (lunch box) to have a picnic in the park. Kinpira is a style of dish using crunchy vegetables and basic Japanese seasonings. It’s a great idea for your bento box, as it’s a simple and quickly cooked dish. Renkon is the rhizome of the lotus plant […]

Discover Japanese Food #1: Atsuko’s "Chirashizushi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #1: Atsuko’s "Chirashizushi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

There are many types of sushi, but when it comes to having a celebration or party at home, you can’t beat Chirashizushi. Chirashizushi means ‘scattered sushi’, and is based on sushi rice, mixed with a combination of your favourite ingredients. For the perfect Chirashizushi, you will need to start by making the perfect sushi rice: […]

Japan’s Growing Health Food Market

Japan’s Growing Health Food Market

Japanese like to think of themselves as being more health-conscious, particularly with regard to their food intake, than most other people, and in many waysthey are correct. Life spans are longer in Japan than anywhere else in the world arguably because of the way people eat. That sort of diet consciousness is spreading globally and […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club