Gaijin Pan

I wandered down to Country Resort this morning to sample some delicious Gaijin pan! Julian has a passion for pan and I can vouch for delicious bread and a perfect Sunday morning. Breakfast was toasted assorted breads, fresh local marmalade and honey and of course, coffee! Gaijin Pan is only open on Sunday mornings from […]

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Lights.

Tokyo.

Where to start with Tokyo?… every time I go back it get’s better. This time was far from an exception, possibly 7 of the best days since arriving in Japan 5 years ago. A combination of incredible food at Open Harvest Festival (including seeing a deer get butchered in the gallery of contemporary art!), amazing […]

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Picturesque

Hirafu Matsuri

As summer draws to a close so too does the summer festival scene (only to be replaced by the Autumn festival scene!). Having attended my fair share of festivals over the summer I’m stoked to say that the Hirafu matsuri was certainly a mini highlight. With food and fireworks to rival the bigger festivals, the […]

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281 grams of goodness

281 grams of goodness

A couple of days ago I threw down a challenge to my regular caffeine supplier and breakfast pit stop – Sekka Deli. The brief: It’s 7:30am, I’m tired, indecisive, a bit hungover and we’re about to head out hiking for the day to Iwao and the back country off the North Face. I have a […]

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Sekka Muffin

Sekka Muffins

It’s no secret that I’m just a little partial towards Sekka’s muffins. It’s the kind of thing there should be a love button on facebook because like just doesn’t cut it. Great to have Sekka open again and breakfast muffins back on the menu! Here’s a couple of shots off the end of a roll […]

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Niseko Food & Photo Workshop

Niseko Photography’s Aaron Jamieson and Yasuyuki Shimanuki have joined forces with the J-Sekka crew to bring about Niseko‚Äôs first food photography workshop. The course involves a Sekka Four-Course Lunch as inspiration and three hours of bilingual food-photography tuition so that participants are well and truly set up to take amazing photos of some pretty spectacular […]

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