Sustainability

Talking Plant-Forward Food in Japan with Chef Amanda Cohen and Food Writer Michael Harlan Turkell


Reflections from a culinary pilgramme in a country where fish-based dashi dominates.



Farm

Meet the Woman Cultivating Heritage Bean Varieties in Japan


Kiyomi Hasegawa has a life-long mission to make the bean landscape in Japan more diverse.

Drink

A Sake for all Situations


More than just a fair-weather bar friend.


Sustainability

Tips for Becoming Plastic-less in Japan


Katie O’Brien of Eco de Iko shares her journey from plastic-free July to plastic-free living




Farm

Shinmai (new rice) season in Japan is about more than just rice


In Japan, the seasons and spirituality speak through rice fields.


Recipe

 Shinmai risotto


Make the most of shinmai (new rice) season in Japan with this creamy, gentle risotto that has little bits of punch.
Recipe

Buckwheat Blinis Two Ways


Ideal for entertaining and a special brunch: Salmlon, creme fraiche, dill / Maple-poached pears with spiced ricotta



APPETITE noun

ap·pe·tite |  ˈa-pə-ˌtīt
1: any of the instinctive desires necessary to keep up organic life especially: the desire to eat.
2a: an inherent craving b: TASTE, PREFERENCE
Merriam-Webster

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