GingerJanuary 11, 2017
Ginger is a perennial plant of which we eat the root. Its’ strong odor is due to the highly volatile compounds it contains. It is known for its tonic and stimulating qualities. In small doses, ginger stimulates the taste buds. It is also recommended to eat a little piece of ginger between sushi to prepare the palate for the next bite.
A Japanese TraditionJune 05, 2015
Japanese people gather to drink it. Served chilled in the summer and slightly heated in the winter, Sake is at the center of Japanese culture
A little spark to a cool dish!April 08, 2015
Some people like to mix it with soya sauce, others like to dab it on the sushi, and there are those who avoid it all together. Wasabi, a condiment that is traditionally used in the preparation of sushi, has been part of the Japanese culture for over 400 years.
Green tea’s fabulous storyJanuary 20, 2015
Long-time known but recently adopted in Occident, green tea is growing in popularity and is now on top the list of miracle-food we must include into our diet.
The Muscadet: Delicious!December 04, 2014
The Muscadet is a French wine from the region of Pays de la Loire, near Nantes, made from a single variety of grapes; the Melon de Bourgogne.
The importance of rituals in our daily lives.November 03, 2014
OVER CENTURIES, HUMAN BEINGS IN MANY CULTURES HAVE LOST SOMETHING THAT HAD BEEN PART OF OUR DAILY LIVES AND AN IMPORTANT FACET OF HUMAN EXISTENCE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS; RITUALS.
Endangered red tuna is never used at Sushi ShopJune 12, 2014
JUST LIKE OUR CUSTOMERS, WE ARE SENSITIVE TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SUCH AS THE OVERFISHING OF CERTAIN SPECIES OF TUNA.
Edamame BeansNovember 25, 2016
Edamame beans are one of the latest crazes in the nutrition world. In North America, their popularity has been on the rise for the last couple of years. However in East Asia, where the beans originate, they have been used for thousands of years.
Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc: The Perfect MatchMay 13, 2015
Under the greenish yellow colour, the intense and complex nose evokes floral, fruity and vegetal notes. On the palate, it offers a broad mouthfeel that leads into a medium finish. Enjoy this dry, medium-bodied and fruity white featuring lively acidity.
McWilliams Riesling & Sushi - Your Perfect PairingFebruary 16, 2015
Your perfect pairing with refreshing citrus flavours of lime, grapefruit and orange blossom this wine is the perfect match to sushi.
Seaweed and their numerous health benefits.January 06, 2015
You've likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at the grocery store. It might be time for a change: Seaweed is filled with antioxidants, calcium and a broad range of vitamins.
The benefits of omega-3November 11, 2014
In recent years, we have heard about the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of its daily intake.
Forces of Riesling in harmony with sushiOctober 30, 2014
The Riesling wine is part of the Alsace legacy since the late fifteenth century. The great Rhine Riesling is experiencing an additional moment of glory. It is found on many table of good food lovers.