It has been 10 years since Akatombo opened here in Melbourne. Since then, it has become a local favourite, and recently started offering a Kaiseki (degustation) menu. We asked owner/chef Kageyama-san about his feelings towards the Japanese cuisine he has… Read More
The traditional Japanese meal structure – one main, three accompaniments Traditionally, Japanese meals always consisted of one main ingredient (rice), soup, then a mix of three side dishes. One of these side dishes would be bigger than the others.
SHOCHU -Discover Japan’s other great drink. Whilst most Australians are familiar with sake, shochu is an often overlooked and underappreciated Japanese drink. Shochu is a distilled spirit commonly made from rice, barley, soba (buckwheat), sweet potato or brown sugar. Many… Read More