Written by yuri

Sydney Fish Market behind the scenes

By yuri, Posted on 19/09/2017


Sydney Fish Market is very different to Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo even though it’s the largest fish market in the Southern Hemisphere, and the second largest fish market in the world when it comes to diversity of produce available. Every day, 55,000kg of seafood is traded with over 100 different species available to buy.…

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Takoyaki -authentic Osaka style-

By yuri, Posted on 12/09/2017


Takoyaki at Kirribilli Market

If you love Takoyaki you may know where it comes from – Osaka! I am also from Osaka, we have so much passion for Takoyaki in my home town 🙂  We eat Takoyaki as a snack or lunch for little kids, and one Takoyaki machine at each home is normal so we can enjoy Takoyaki…

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Washoku Lovers Booking system -Japanese restaurants online booking- starts today!

By yuri, Posted on 05/09/2017


WLBooking

Hello spring! We hope all of you enjoy this beautiful season with lots of fun and delicious Washoku foods 🙂 From September 1st, we are excited to launch the beta of Washoku Lovers Booking system. From now until the end of November, we invite you all to make a reservation at either Izakaya Samurai in Neutral…

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Koji Koike Dishes Up Sushi in Singapore

By yuri, Posted on 04/08/2017


Eat it now!

I recently visited Singapore because I was curious to know about Sushi chef Koji Koike. He opened Sushi 36 (Sabu Roku), in early 2017. Chef Koike is passionate about bringing sushi culture to the next level, “NOBU raised the world’s awareness of sushi culture with the California sushi roll. Nowadays, people all over the world…

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Washoku Lovers at Kirribilli Market

By yuri, Posted on 26/07/2017


Thank you all for coming to Kirribilli Market last Saturday. I was so happy to see you all! We were in the red marquee, as Washoku Lovers brand colour, and making Washoku dishes to introduce Japanese food culture to Kirribilli Market! The menu; MARUKO Gyoza, crispy Pan-fried style Hot (not spicy) soy salad, tofu and…

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Tofu types, what are the differences?

By yuri, Posted on 29/06/2017


Tofu

Tofu is a rapidly growing product these days as a plant based protein.  Tofu has mainly 2 types, silken and firm, that you can find in the supermarket. What is the difference? Production Silken Tofu – Made slowly by pouring soy milk into a mould and compacting it. Because it becomes hardened over time, the…

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Lotus Root Health Benefits & Recipe

By yuri, Posted on 29/05/2017


Lotus root

I was excited to find lotus root in Australia, which is one of my favourite vegetables! I would like to share with you all about the lotus root, its many health benefits, and how to cook it at home. Have you seen lotus root before? Lotus root, as the name suggests, is the root of lotus…

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Neil Perry’s new dishes at Sake Restaurant & Bar

By yuri, Posted on 15/05/2017


neil perry

Washoku Lovers met Chef Neil Perry at Fire 2.0, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, and we were very fortunate to have the great opportunity to see him again and try his new dishes at Sake Restaurant & Bar at The Rocks. First of all, I was very interested to…

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Marrying unique sushi with white wine at Toshiya, Cremorne

By yuri, Posted on 27/04/2017


Toshiya, Japanese restaurants, at Cremorne

Toshiya-san, of Toshiya Japanese restaurant, proudly says “we just released the new sushi menu”, and I can’t wait to try his new creation! I took my parents, who are visiting from Japan, to Toshiya to try the Spicy Lobster Volcano Roll and some nigiri sushi! My mum was excited to see this plating as she…

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5 reasons why Japanese Food, washoku, is very healthy

By yuri, Posted on 18/04/2017


Japanese food, well balanced meal

You must know Japanese food is healthy, right? But, did you know there are 5 reasons why Japanese food is good for your health? Some people don’t care abut what they are eating, but I believe that people are coming to Washoku Lovers (thank you for visiting!) because you care about the food you eat, and…

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