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My search for South-East Asian groceries in Shanghai

One of the greatest things about moving to a new city is the fact that you are able to discover new foods and adapt to new ways of living. Whilst Shanghai is far from a hardship city, one of the … Continue reading

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Our perfect tempura

Tempura has got to be the most quintessential Japanese dish. Lightly battered, crispy fried vegetables and seafood – how could you not love it! Making tempura, good tempura isn’t easy and Sam and I uncovered  a few tricks whilst we … Continue reading

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Beef Tataki with dashi enoki and ponzu sauce

There’s something about food cooked ‘tataki’  that really gets me excited. The Japanese word refers to meat or seafood prepared by marinading, searing on a hot grill, then sliced thinly. If prepared correctly the meat should be lighted seared on … Continue reading

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