Posted on May 27, 2013

Monthly Recipe: Zen vegetable chowder

Monthly Recipe: Zen vegetable chowder

Monthly recipe is back, and this time I needed something quick, simple, and healthy so I adapted a recipe from Yo! Sushi – The Japanese Cookbook by Kimiko Barber. The recipe is called ‘Zen vegetable chowder’, but what makes it ‘Zen’? Well, this recipe is based on Buddhist vegan cuisine known as shojin ryori (精進料理), which … Continue reading

Japan Blog Matsuri: Japanese in Context

Japan Blog Matsuri: Japanese in Context

It’s been a really long time since there was a Japan Blog Matsuri, so when Declan of Kana Kanji got in touch to ask if I would participate in the new Japan Blog Matsuri I couldn’t resist! The theme is Japanese in Context: We’ve all spent time studying our textbooks, listening to lessons or sitting … Continue reading