I would like to learn more about Japanese food and it was great having Emma, Taka and Hiro on hand. I tried to introduce some new ingredients to the standard fare you get at sushi restaurants. Some of the ideas I found in an old Japanese cookery book. I used shiso leaves to wrap rice. I also picked camelia leaves from my garden, an unusual method of presentation.
“Cooking for this many people on your own with the help of a 15 year old girl is the ballsiest thing I have ever heard”.
“It’s really tiring. It reminds me of catering for a wedding. It’s a special kind of tiring. And you are doing it with just a domestic kitchen. One under the counter fridge. That’s hard.”