04 June 2011
Its vibrant, fresh, colourful and can look like art-on-a-plate, if its done right. Its easy to presume that Japanese food is all about sushi and sashimi, but its more about delicate textures, colour and freshness.
Here we present our version of it, it all looked stunning and eating it felt as if it was actually doing you good. No heavy sauces or long hours spent over the stove. A dieter's delight?
* the photos were downloaded in the wrong order, to reverse them all would have taken too much time! :-) Sorry.
Dessert Platter - clockwise from top: Sweet potato and fresh apple wrapped in a thin pancake; 'sandwich' of sweetened red/adzuki bean ; milk jelly; fresh persimmon and marble of red/adzuki bean paste; Black sesame jelly (star shaped),
Main - Sashimi of tuna, kingfish and salmon; nori-cured squid; seared salmon rolled in toasted black & white sesame, edamame and curl of crispy fried fish skin.
Condiments - Ponzu; pickled ginger; soy sauce.