The healing powers of tumeric.

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Turmeric the humble root originates from India.

Tumeric the humble root, which originates in India is being added to everything from health supplements to juices and beauty products with claims of relieving pain, improving brain function, clearing up skin problems and even tackling cancer. Continue reading

How to make the perfect Temari and Temaki Sushi.

Temari is one of the most beautiful types of Sushi.

‘Don’t dunk your nigiri in the soy sauce.  Don’t mix your wasabi in the soy sauce.  If the rice is good, complement your sushi chef on the rice.’ Anthony Bourdain.

Temari Sushi.

Temari is a colourful and striking, easy-to-make ball shaped Sushi usually served in sets of 4, 8, 12.  Picture perfect Sushi that is uncommon in the UK.  Ideal for parties and festive gatherings.  If you’re creative you’ll love preparing Temari as they are customisable and have the cute factor necessary for kids or appetizers. Continue reading

How to make the perfect Uramaki and Nigiri.

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Nigiri

‘Heaven has no taste.’

 ‘Now-‘

 ‘And not one single sushi restaurant.’

A look of pain crossed the angels suddenly serious face.’

Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Good Omens.

Chains such as Yo Sushi are not a good choice of Sushi restaurant because they just use the common denominator, tuna and salmon so customers miss out on the other flavours Sushi has to offer.  A fantastic recommendation for Sushi in London is Cooler Cooler off of Regents Street. Continue reading