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A Beginner’s Guide to the World of Sashimi

Posted on January 21st, 2018

Those who are beginning to dip their toes into the exciting realm of Japanese cuisine often ask: What is sashimi? Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy that consists of thinly sliced, extremely fresh raw meat or fish. Some people may use the terms ‘sushi’ and ‘sashimi’ interchangeably, but this is not correct as both are very […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Beautiful Sushi

Posted on January 7th, 2018

Sushi is the most famous component of Japanese cuisine. In 2018, it can be found almost everywhere, from the humble food court to five-star restaurants. There is even a sushi emoji!  Sushi is an extremely versatile dish. It can contain meat or fish that is either raw or cooked, or it can be vegetarian. How […]

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How to Serve Sake Like A Pro

Posted on December 29th, 2017

If you want to shake things up at your next dinner party or get-together, why not throw some sake into the mix? Sake is a rice wine and is the national beverage of Japan. The rice is polished to remove the bran and then fermented, in a brewing process similar to that of beer. Although […]

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How is Sake Made?

Posted on December 4th, 2017

Sake has a long, rich history. The national drink of Japan, it is specifically mentioned in the country’s first written history, The Kojiki, which was compiled 712 AD. In Japan, sake brewers are known as Tōji. Historically, the role of tōji would have been passed down from father to son. Today, modern tōji often attended […]

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Learn How to Drink Sake Like a Pro

Posted on September 19th, 2017

Sake is a traditional Japanese rice wine and — just like wine that’s made from grapes — there are special rules around how you should drink it. The Japanese have been savouring sake for millennia but Australians only started sipping sake as recently as the 1980s. As a new wave of hip sake bars and […]

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