Tokyo 2021

« Tokyo 2020” was on, then off, then on again and barring a cataclysmic event between now and July, the Japanese Olympic Committee has confirmed that there will be no further delay or cancellation to the XXXII Olympiad, despite opposition expressed by 50% of the population of Japan, citing the pandemic. The opening date of the Games, the 23rd July, National Health and Sports Day and the 9th August, Mountain Day, the day after the closing ceremony, are both national holidays in Japan enabling families to participate or watch together. Runners…

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Dish of the month / La recette du mois

Hiyashi Chuka Serves 4 Preparation and Cooking time : 30 minutesIngredients: a few radishes • a small tin of sweetcorn • 16 prawns • half a cucumber • 4 portions of noodles for the ramen • 6 tbsp of rice vinegar • 5 tbsp of soya sauce (unsweetened) • 2 tbsp of caster sugar • 1 tbsp of toasted sesame seed oil • Benishoga (Japanese picked ginger) • toasted sesame seedsMethod: Chop the radishes and cucumber into thin slices. Drain and rinse the sweetcorn. Cook the prawns in salted water…

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