Dear Friends, We’ve finally opened our little dream store – an online shop selling beautiful Japanese things we’ve collected during our travels through Japan. ZENBUHOME.COM It’s rather small (yet sweet!) at the moment.. Stunning vintage, 100% silk Kimono – all handmade and absolutely divine to wear or just to look at! Haori Jackets, Obi Sashes […]

Win a copy of ZENBU ZEN – Finding Food, Culture and Balance in Kyoto by Jane Lawson

Zenbu Zen takes you on a very personal ‘armchair’ escape to Kyoto, Japan with food and travel writer Jane Lawson. This book includes an informative, easy to read narrative with details about Japanese ingredients and plenty of authentic recipes.   Plus the book is so beautifully designed and illustrated you won’t be able to stop […]

Kakiage Recipe

Interested in trying your hand at some simple Japanese recipes – here’s one of my favourites – Kakiage– from my book “Zenbu Zen – finding food, culture and balance in Kyoto“ -published by Murdoch Books.   If you would like to take a look inside the book – check out these pages on Uber designer […]