There is wet and rainy season in Japan. However, I's been clear and very warm and humid days. I need to care for food damage for bento box. The food should be cooled as room temperature before pack the bento box to prevent damage.
The bento box in this term is almost done since my sons school start the exam shortly and no need to bring bento box. Summer vacation is almost there!
sautéed julienned carrots with cod roe
grilled salmon over rice
sautéed eggplant and pepper in sweet miso sauce
"Umami" is one of the basic five tastes, which affects the flavor of food. The tastes of sweet, salty, bitter and sour are common and most people are familiar to, and the umami is newly found taste by Japanese chemist in the late 19th.
There are many ingredients contains "umami"; Cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms and bacons, all are familiar ingredients for over the world.
Fermented foods through the world contain umami, that had been invited
fermentation by ancient peoples. People have known umami, something yummy taste from long long before. Now we appreciate the wisdom of ancestors.
Japanese food, we call washoku, was registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage in 2013. People through the world became more pay attention to our food culture.
The umami has important element to affect how Japanese dishes taste so good and has fascinated people through the world.
I am happy to announce to offer 2 Hours Sake Tasting and Food Pairing Class starting from this month.
Since I'm a certified sake sommelier and international sake sommelier, I want to spread sake to visitors from the world.
This class has casual atmosphere and very welcome to beginners, even though you have never tasted sake.
You will experience in the class
1 You learn about sake in the short lecture
2 Sip and taste 4 different characteristics of sake
3 Getting to know how to pair sake and food
Complementally resume and tasting chart for give away.
Simple tofu and condiments is staple appetizer for Japanese people.
Enjoy Japanese tofu style as what we eat usually. The tofu is served Japanese special condiments. You will newly find those condiments and might want to get back to your country.
4 kinds of miso with fresh cucumber stick. Do you know what is miso made of and how does is made? You will learn the ingredients of miso and there are all local miso through Japan. Those miso has deferent flavor and also those goes with different types of sake.
Sake definitely goes with fruits and sweets! I was surprised when I find those combination. I would like to try the experience. The class serve Japanese sweets and seasonal fruits.
2 hours sake tasting and food pairing class includes
The class offer 6000 yen per person, and now offering 5000 yen per person until Dec 2018 for promotion.