Earlier this year I had the great pleasure of introducing Fermentation Guru Sandor Katz to just a small snippet of some of Kyoto’s wonders. He was on a mission to try some Funazushi (fermented sushi) so we tracked some down at a shop specialising in foods […]0 Read More
Ever wondered what kind of deliciousness we get upto on a Zenbu Tour? The answer is pretty much anything and everything… as long as it is great! Japanese food is so varied – from the simple to the sublime, from the traditional and true to creative contemporary. […]0 Read More
In Japan, early summer is the time for making Ume-shu or Plum wine. When the plums are taken early from the tree for preserving. A sweet wine, more like a liqueur, it is delicious on the rocks, with soda or in cocktails and works well in […]3 Read More
I’m feeling like a farmer sans his or her favourite sheep. My lovely group and I have just finished an incredible 15 days together on the Zenbu Zen (plus) tour 2016. Alone for the first time in many months I’m enjoying the quiet of a friend’s apartment […]0 Read More
If you have found yourself here there’s a fairly good chance you like to travel, eat and cook? And if possible combine the three? If so you may be interested in doing something a little off the regular tourist route when you are in Kyoto town. The […]0 Read More
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