Featuring my Sushi and Sashimi Class…

My most popular class, this is a fun, sociable and delicious way to spend a Wednesday or Saturday afternoon! As part of a small class of nine or fewer people, you will learn to create thin sushi rolls, inside-out or ‘California’ rolls, nigiri and two kinds of compressed sushi  – starting with preparing sashimi and sushi…

Cook Japan, Stay Slim, Live Longer!

In my new cookbook: Cook Japan, Stay Slim, Live Longer, I explore the benefits of the low-fat, high-protein Japanese diet – slim physique, stable blood sugar, increased joint flexibility and a longer lifespan – and provide an insight into key Japanese fresh and store cupboard essentials. Debunking the myths surrounding the complexity and accessibility of Japanese…

Teambuilding with Hashi Cooking

Would you like to get closer to your colleagues while learning how to prepare all sorts of Japanese cuisine? Hashi Cooking’s team-building workshops are designed with you, to suit your needs. The workshop length and content is up to you, and can include anything from gourmet techniques and sake matching to simple dumpling dishes and sushi…

Hire the Hashi Cooking Kitchen!

Are you looking for a venue for your cookery class? Hashi kitchen, with its mezzanine dining area, is available for hire. The Hashi Cooking school is set in leafy Wimbledon Park, 2 minutes walk from the district line. The kitchen is designed to be light and airy, with a direct skylight over the class station, and it backs onto an outdoor…

My Featured Ingredient is Fresh Wasabi!

Wasabi is one of the most wonderful, health-giving and yet misunderstood Japanese ingredients! The leafy plant has anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic qualities, as well as helping detox the body and even speed up the metabolism in the same way as chilli or cayenne pepper. However, many of the ‘wasabi’ products that you may find in…

Featuring my Broccoli with Miso and Sesame Sauce Recipe

Broccoli with Miso and Sesame Sauce With this dish, just a humble vegetable such as broccoli can be made into something so interesting and delicious. The florets absorb the miso and sesame sauce and this becomes not only a great vegetable side dish but it also stamps its own mark on a meal. I’m also glad to…