Nikka from the barrel whisky

Nikka whisky from the barrel

Lucky me! A house guest has just given me a bottle of Nikka Whisky From the Barrel.I’m twice blessed too because not only is it a fine whisky, it’s also the...
rice and tuna recipe

James Bond Japanese Fish And Rice

In the James Bond book and film, You Only Live Twice, Bond goes to live with the Ama pearl-diving people. The deliciously named Kissy Suzuki is detailed to teac...
Like a chameleon, tobiko can take on colours easily

What Is Tobiko?

Tobiko is the Japanese word for flying fish roe and it’s used as a garnish for lots of sushi. It’s ideally suited for this purpose, partly because it’s small, b...