Earlier this year I had the great pleasure of introducing Fermentation Guru Sandor Katz to just a small snippet of some of Kyoto’s wonders. He was on a mission to try some Funazushi (fermented sushi) so we tracked some down at a shop specialising in foods from neighbouring Shiga prefecture. The Funa part of Funazushi […]
It doesn’t get much better than this. Experience the best of both worlds – blissful Kyoto and electric Tokyo on this deeply inspiring and invigorating 15 day luxury cuisine & culture tour hosted by food & travel writer Jane Lawson and fellow Japanophile Gerard Kambeck.
BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED! We are sorry if you missed out but if you’d like to join us next year please pop your name on our mailing list by sending ‘Add me’ to firstname.lastname@example.org Celebrate the beauty of Kyoto in bloom & blush during this exclusive 15 day cuisine & culture tour hosted by food & […]
BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS TOUR! But never fear – our next available tour is in May 2017 Find out about the wonderful ZENBU HARU SPRING TOUR here! ZENBU ZEN (II) (bookings now closed!) The popular and intimate 12 Day ZENBU ZEN Tour focuses on superbly serene and fascinating Kyoto – Japan’s cultural epicentre. […]
Ever wondered what kind of deliciousness we get upto on a Zenbu Tour? The answer is pretty much anything and everything… as long as it is great! Japanese food is so varied – from the simple to the sublime, from the traditional and true to creative contemporary. When travelling with Zenbu Tours we want to ensure […]
In Japan, early summer is the time for making Ume-shu or Plum wine. When the plums are taken early from the tree for preserving. A sweet wine, more like a liqueur, it is delicious on the rocks, with soda or in cocktails and works well in desserts too – think plum jelly, ice cream or […]
Newsflash! Dates just announced – go HERE for details! Greetings All ! I’m just back from a wonderful time in Japan hosting several successful winter tours including a a couple of fun private day tours with grown up family groups. It’s always a pleasure for me to meet new people but it’s also a very lovely […]
I’m feeling like a farmer sans his or her favourite sheep. My lovely group and I have just finished an incredible 15 days together on the Zenbu Zen (plus) tour 2016. Alone for the first time in many months I’m enjoying the quiet of a friend’s apartment overlooking Kyoto’s handsome rooftops and humble mountain safety-rim but […]