Kobe Jones - Exploring the History of ‘East Meets West’ in Food Influences

Exploring the History of ‘East Meets West’ in Food Influences

There are so many differences between the cuisine coming from the East, and the food we eat in the Western world. East Asian cuisine, in particular that being from China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, includes dishes featuring plenty of rice, noodles, soy beans and seafood, and showcases light flavours like soy and oyster sauce, chilli, and ginger. Although it’s difficult to create a single definition for Western cuisine, typically it

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Kobe Jones - The Art of Making the Perfect Poke Bowl

The Art of Making the Perfect Poke Bowl

Poke bowls (pronounced ‘poh-keh’) are a popular Hawaiian dish popping up all over the world. Usually made from raw fish, rice and vegetables, Poke combines hot and cold elements with raw and cooked proteins, to create one absolutely mouth-watering meal. Although the poke bowl has been around for centuries, its recent popularity is due to it being a simple, fresh, and a great takeaway choice for those with health on

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kobejones - 10 Japanese Flavour Combinations to Try for Maximum ‘Umami’

Teppanyaki 101: The History, Ingredients and Performance of the Art of Teppanyaki

What is teppanyaki? Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine, and is derived from the words ‘teppan’ (iron plate) and ‘yaki’ (grilled, boiled, or pan-fried). So, it literally means ‘grilling on an iron plate’. The dishes cooked using an iron plate include meat, seafood, and noodles. What’s more, teppanyaki is a combination of Eastern flavours and Western side dishes. And while teppanyaki is a style of cooking, it’s definitely more

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