Buddhist Cookery Event, Nov 8th (London)

November 2, 2009
Japanese Buddhist temple cuisine ( shojin ryori ) is presented by Mari Fijii who is a chef and author of shojin ryori, she teaches temple cuisine for over 20 years in Japan and recently she has promoted her cooking in New York and Paris. This November, she is coming to London to share the unique dishes based on fresh vegetables, and staples such as seaweed, grains and tofu. It will be a nourishing experience for both body and soul.

Shojin_RyoriBuddhist Temple Food

Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm

Venue: MACROBIOTICAFE Click here to book now!

1. Introduction to Shojin ryori
History of shojin ryori
Style of the dishes ( one soup and three dishes with rice )
Use of ingredients
(shojin ryori uses basic Japanese seasonings and unique soya product for their dishes, such as koyadofu, kuzu, konnyaku, seaweed, fu, whatever the unfamiliar ingredients for international people. )

2.  Demonstrate the method of the creation
Creation of look, texture, flavour
Ideas of Imitation dishes

3. Tasting sample dishes / As an imitation dishes.

When November 8th, 2009 12:00 PM
71 Regents Park Road
London, NW1 8UY
Contact Phone: 07921 397 792
Email: classes@atsukoskitchen.com
Event Fee
Demonstration of Japanese Buddhist Temple Cuisine £ 35.00

Music: New Music From Japan (London)

August 30, 2009
Tsuru Sushi Restaurant - new japanese music

Tsuru Sushi Restaurant - new japanese music

New Music from Japan showcases Japanese musical and performance talent. The events have been running for one year on the last Wednesday of each month and have attracted a diverse crowd from the Japanese and local communities. Performers are also diverse, ranging from Wataru Kousaka, a sanshin player, to contemporary electronic composer Anchorsong and many others.

When: Last Wednesday of every month April to September 2009

Where: Tsuru  Japanese Restaurant, 4 Canvey St, London SE1 9AN

Contact: T: 07944 848740, E: emma@tsuru-sushi.co.uk

Website: Tsuru Sushi.

Japanese Festival (London)

August 29, 2009
Japanese Festival London

Japanese Festival London

A celebration of Japan and its rich culture, arts & crafts at one of London’s most vibrant markets. Situated in the heart of the city, Spitalfields offers a unique spot for East to meet West. Whether you are a londoner, missing home or have a bit of curiosity, this will be a fantastic opportunity for you to experience some of the most exciting entertainment in London, delight in exquisite Wa-shoku (Japanese cuisine) and get involved in as many interactive arts & crafts events as you can think of throughout the day.

If you are a Japanese business or performer who would like to get involved, you can contact the organisers: contact@japanmatsuri.com.

When: Saturday, 19th September 2009, 10am – 8pm.

Where: Spitalfields Market, nearest tube Liverpool Street Station.

For more information: visit the Japan Festival website.

Atsuko’s Kitchen: Japanese Cooking Classes (London)

July 27, 2009
Atsuko - Japanese Cookery London

Atsuko - Japanese Cookery London

Atsuko is a very lovely lady from the Kyushyuu region of Japan.  She regularly holds Japanese cookery classes for beginners and advanced students at the Grocery, Dalston.  The classes focus on homestyle Japanese cooking and show how Japanese cusine is more than just sushi (and so delicious too!).

All ingredients are provided for these very hands on classes  and you get to eat the food after you have cooked it.

Beginners learn the basics such as perfect rice and miso soup, teriyaki and nikujaga and some other lesser know gems and tips.

Atsuko is also holding some ‘advanced’ classes during August for those who have completed the beginners course.



When: Starts 4th August for 3 weeks.

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Where: The Grocery, 54 -56 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8DP.

Cost: £99.00 for 3 classes including all ingredients.

Contact: classes@atsukoskitchen.com

Website: www.atsukoskitchen.com