Glimpses of Osaka and Nara in Japan, along with my own take on the country and its idiosyncrasies.
Bright and breezy Japanese cafe located within Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne. Healthy, light and wholesome brunch dishes there.
Finally tried the teppanyaki set dinner menu at Koko in Crown Complex, Southbank. It’s worth the price tag.
Cosy cafe in Hawthorn with light, thoughtfully crafted brunch dishes made with underlying Japanese sensibilities.
Cosy Japanese restaurant in Seddon with home-style Japanese dishes cooked and served with pride.
Cheap and cheery sushi train shop in Chinatown, Melbourne CBD. The variety of items on offer is staggering, with most of them priced at $3 a plate.
Japanese Gyoza Bar in Melbourne CBD with an extensive menu of dishes, all priced at $6.50 per plate. Loved the variety here.
CBD explorations. Today we visit Gekkazan – a simple Japanese lunch spot in Melbourne GPO and for sweets we sampled Short Stop – a delightful donut shack.
Some of the simple Asian dishes I’ve been cooking at home… soba with pan-fried salmon, braised pork belly with lotus root, beetroot carrot soup & more.