Sipping with the Sake Master = Welcome you to Sake Online =

It is with great excitement and anticipation for the future of sake in Australia that I welcome you to Sake Online.

When I first started promoting sake in Australia 12 years ago, I could only dream of the extensive choice of sake that is now available in this country. It is beyond my wildest expectation to also have this range accessible by the Internet and available for home delivery!

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 NEW ARRIVALS: Ito En Tea Leaves and Tea Bags series

ITO EN started out as a specialist tea manufacturer. Not only is ITO EN Japan’s top brand in the ready-to-drink green tea market, it is also Japan’s No. 1 seller of tea leaves (including tea bags and instant tea products), a large proportion of which is marketed under the Oi Ocha brand. These products cater to the needs of a wide range of consumers, from those wanting a traditional kyusu (Japanese teapot)-infused tea, to those wanting the freshness of home-brewed tea combined with the convenience of a tea bag or instant tea.

{EIS} Japanese Restaurant

No frills. Aim for the best. The Contemporary Japanese Restaurant

188 Bridport Street, Albert Park VIC 3206
TEL/ Fax: (03) 9645 7448
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm-2:30pm (lunch) Mon-Sat 6pm-late (dinner)
URL: http://www.eisjapaneserestaurant.com/

Kirin Megumi Stories Vol. 21 Babushka

Corner Burwood Road and Power Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122
TEL:0411 759 005
Opening Hours: Tue-Fri 5:00pm-1:00am, Sat 2:00pm-1:00am, Sun 2:00pm-11:00pm
*Booking available for groups of more than 10 people.
HomePage: http://www.babushka.net.au/

Kirin Megumi Stories Vol. 20 Taxi Dining Room

Let’s go take a look in the renowned Taxi Dining Room in Federation Square and their amazing cuisines!!

Level 1, Transport Hotel, Federation Square,
Corner of Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000
TEL: 03 9654 8808
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm
Website: http://www.transporthotel.com.au/

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 UMAMI Tamari Soy Sauce 1.89L

Regular soy sauce is manufactured using soy beans and wheat, tamari soy sauce is made using 100% soy beans. Because of many proteins, it is characterized by high umami ingredients. Because the rich flavour, it is often eaten with sashimi. However, it can be used for soups, sauces, dressings and stir-fries; even you could taste the depth that can be applied to the gravy. In fact, tamari soy sauce is one of versatile condiment.

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 What’s Lotus Root?

Lotus is a variation of rhizome grows in the mud. In fact, it is not root.
The lotus includes the amount equivalent to 1.2 times that of oranges in vitamin C, as well as prevention of colds, skin effect, it is effective to prevent skin aging. Vitamin C is heat sensitive and that is generally difficult to vitamin C to be broken down even when heated because lotus root mainly consists of starch.

【ICHIBA JUNCTION】 What’s Chili Pepper?

Not just hot! rich in nutrition

When asked what chili peppers are, dried red thing can be imagined at first. Furthermore, it can be tended to image “HOT”. But in Mexico, it is used to make stock and in Korea, it is used to take “sweetness”!