Michelin-starred chef fears loss of tradition

May 15, 2014

Michelin-starred chef fears loss of tradition

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At his three-star Michelin restaurant in Tokyo, Yoshihiro Murata serves elaborate 12-course meals of delicate Japanese food. But his real passion is to make sure simple, traditional food is passed on to the next generation. Japanese food is now widely available around the world, ...

Springtime for bamboo

| Apr 15, 2014

Springtime for bamboo

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Few plants are as useful as bamboo. A member of the grass family, it is fast growing and very prolific given the right growing conditions, which makes it eco-friendly too. The bamboo plant is indispensable in the Japanese kitchen, where every part of it ...