Tips And Recipes

Fu Chok Recipe – Ginkgo Dessert

Ginkgo biloba is undoubtedly one of the most widely used herbal remedies in the world. Known to be one of the oldest living tree species, the fossils of this planned date back 270 million years. This means the tree has…..

Best Brand of Matcha Green Tea Powder

Matcha is a distinct, finely ground powdered green tea that’s special in two ways: how it’s grown and how it’s processed. The matcha green tea foliage is sheltered out of the sun during the last several weeks before harvesting to…..

Matching Sake With Food – Part 3

In the past two issues, I have introduced you to matching sake with your meal, but I have had many people ask me, “Can you tell me something more practical?” So this time I will recommend sake for specific types…..

Matching Sake With Food – Part 2

Last time we talked about the importance of the three fundamental concepts (balance, harmony, “wash”) and the flavor characteristics (sweetness, dryness, bitterness, richness, aroma) of sake as relates to matching sake with food. For those who would like to get…..

Matching Sake with Food – Part 1

Matching Sake with Food – Part 1 Hiroshi Kawabata  10/2005 Unlike in the case of wine, there hasn’t been a lot of discussion about how to match sake with food. While it’s given that we want to eat and drink…..