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How to Have Your Own Japanese Tea Ceremony

Jan 15, 2017

We all know food and drink are about more than sustenance. Many aspects of our world’s belief systems can be seen in the way beverages and meals are prepared and consumed by different cultures. It’s easy to see this in the Japanese tea ceremony. This ceremony is known as sado, which translates to ‘the way of the tea’. At a broad scope, Zen buddhism is reflected in the tea preparation. The tea ceremony represents an attempt to connect w [ + ]

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How to Eat Like the Japanese

Jan 3, 2017

Japanese meals involve finding a balance between flavours and beautiful presentation. There’s a lot to love in traditional Japanese cuisine, including its fresh, light and flavoursome qualities. You should finish a Japanese meal feeling nourished and satisfied, never over-stuffed. Not only is Japanese food a taste sensation, but its health benefits have been lauded the world over. If we were to let traditional Japanese food be our me [ + ]

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Japanese Food Bloggers Part 2: 20 More Japanese Food Bloggers to Follow

Nov 28, 2016

If you love Japanese food and want to try to prepare some of your favourite Japanese dishes at home or even are just interested in learning more about Japanese dishes and ingredients, we’ve got just the trick for you. Such was the engagement and response with our last blog post on the 20 Japanese Food Bloggers To Follow, that we’ve decided to create a follow up post with a list of another 20 great Japanese food blogs from around the world for [ + ]

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The Best Places To Enjoy New Year’s Eve On Sydney Harbour

Nov 24, 2016

Darling Harbour, in the heart of Sydney, is one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Year's Eve. From the picturesque harbour itself to the world famous fireworks and the events going on in the city, you’re guaranteed to have a good time and find plenty of things to do through the day and deep into the night. However, many things you might want to do in Darling Harbour on New Year’s Eve need to be booked well in advance because [ + ]

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Vegetable Tempura: The Best Produce for the Job

Nov 19, 2016

To the untrained eye, tempura is an unrefined platter made by simply throwing a mix of vegetables or seafood together with batter and deep frying it. Anyone without any sort of culinary experience would be able to do this, right? As it turns out, that could not be farther from the truth in the case of a well-prepared plate of tempura. What a good tempura chef accomplishes is a crunchy, savoury flavour and texture through finely battering [ + ]

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4 Japanese Chef Documentaries You Have To See

Nov 8, 2016

As food lovers, we tend to gravitate towards original flavours, a mixture of spices and culinary influences we might not have considered before. It might be found in a place where historical immigration naturally brings together a melange of flavours with residents bringing together tastes from their homelands, including non-native ingredients. The singularity of Japanese cuisine Still, while unique mixes are certainly going to pave the way for [ + ]

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11 Japanese Dishes That Are Surprisingly Edible

Oct 12, 2016

From poisonous fish, to horsemeat sashimi, boiled locusts and dancing squids, Japanese food constantly breaks the rules to create playful dishes that not only taste great, but look amazing. Here’s a few new foods to add to your bucket list! Let us know which of these 12 you’ve tried, and what it was like. 1. Fugu Fugu is one of the most infamous Japanese dishes. Made from the pufferfish, this dish can be fatal if you have been [ + ]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Humble Edamame Bean

Sep 28, 2016

Have you seen all the hype about edamame but you haven’t a clue what it is or whether you should add it to your diet? Whether you’ve tried it at your local Japanese restaurant or it’s never passed your lips before, we’ll tell you all you need to know about edamame, from what it is to how to create delicious edamame recipes. What exactly is edamame? While it sounds like some strange vegetable, edamame are actually you [ + ]

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Celebrate With a Free Bottle of Wine

Sep 26, 2016

Join us at Kobe Jones Sydney and Kobe Jones Melbourne until 30 November and experience our new A La Carte menu. After months of planning and testing, it’s done and ready to launch. So come and celebrate the occasion. As always we’ve strived to present ‘Japanese like you have never had it before’, so check out our new Hot and Cold Seafood Platters, and range of Small Plates and Sliders. There’s also new dishes like Salmon Moyashi, [ + ]

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Port Phillip Bay’s Annual Spider Crab Aggregation

Aug 12, 2016

Victoria-based marine scientist, Sheree Marris, is no stranger to the marvel of giant spider crab aggregations, but when she pulled out her camera to film this year’s aggregation, she was completely blown away by the staggering numbers. “I’ve never seen so many before,” she told ABC. “I swam in a straight line for four-and-a-half minutes and the crabs were thick on the sandy shallows. It was gobsmackingly amaz [ + ]

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