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Aphrodisiac Sushi Heart Pizza –

Makes Perfect Valentine Foreplay, Says Relationship Expert Chilean author Isabel Allende famously said: “Cooking can be like foreplay” and she was spot on, according to UK-based relationship expert and lifestyle coach, Olga Levancuka. Cooking with your long-term partner can be a real turn-on and it can also help two people meeting for the first time…

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Chinese New Year

The Chinese celebrate the Year of the Rooster in 2017. Their official new year begins on Saturday 28th January and ends on 15th February 2018. Also called the Spring Festival, because the dates are governed by the Chinese lunisolar calendar, they change every year. We take a look at some of the traditions surrounding the…

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Eating Clean In 2017

Let’s face it, losing weight and getting healthier are amongst two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make this time of the year. And, after several weeks of overindulging on rich festive foods, your body is probably crying out for a detox. Clean eating has been a buzzword in the world of nutrition…

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Festive Baked Tofu Cheesecake with Berries

With a creamy top and buttery biscuit base, who can resist this classic dessert? Our recipe cuts some of the calories and fat without sacrificing flavour by using Yutaka tofu. It’s the perfect addition to your holiday table or for any occasion for that matter. We’ve created a video to help out. Tofu Cheesecake Recipe using a…

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Happy Japanese Christmas

Christmas has become increasingly popular in Japan over the last few decades but it’s not a national holiday, which means many businesses and schools remain open on 25th December. When you think about it, it’s quite obvious really – Christmas is a Christian holiday and less than 1% of the Japanese population are Christian. However,…

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When Is Wasabi Not Wasabi?

There has been a lot of media coverage given over to the topic of wasabi recently and the question of whether manufacturers are using the real thing or its poor relation, horseradish, in products like sushi. So, what is the difference between wasabi and horseradish and does it really matter? History of Wasabi Wasabi is…