olive podcast: 10 things you need to know about Japanese izakaya
In this week's episode, we interview chef and author Tim Anderson on the 10 things you need to know about Japanese izakaya
Chef and author Tim Anderson talks us through 10 things you need to know about Japanese izakaya, including the uniqueness of Japanese hospitality (or omotenashi), why drinking and snacking should always go hand in hand and why we should all be embracing sake.
Check back next week to hear cook and author, Maunika Gowardhan, chat about Thali including cooking techniques, the many regional variations and how to serve and eat a traditional spread.
Try Tim Anderson's recipes here:
Check out this super-simple ramen recipe from Tim Anderson. Japanese ramen is easy to make and packed with punchy flavour, a perfect, warming midweek meal to feed the family.
Take your sandwiches up a notch with impressive and crunchy celeriac katsu sando. This moreish Japanese sandwich may take a bit of effort but it's well worth the wait, plus it's vegetarian.
Jazz up your party food with this impressive chicken scotch egg with katsu curry. This moreish recipe is perfect for feeding a hungry crowd.