Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting

Flavour of Hanami:  Authentic Japanese Cultural & Culinary Experience


We were at the Flavour of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting by Chef Shogo Sasaki from the famous restaurant IZUU in Kyoto last week. Not only, we had the chance to indulge in an exclusive dining experience by the famousThe Flavour of Hanami exhibition is happening from 21 January to 25 March at The Cube, ISETAN the Japan Store Kuala Lumpur. Japanese chef but also discovered the essence and joyous occasions of Hanami (cherry blossom festival) through feature photographs and videos. 

Flavour of Hanami, Authentic Japanese Cultural & Culinary Experience
Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting


The Hanami themed activities were presented in three different zones. As we entered the Gallery introduced us to the original Hanami bento boxes made especially for this exhibition. We have then chance to experience the tradition and craft of Japanese cuisine.

Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting
The Gallery introduced us to the original Hanami bento boxes

Then we moved on to the Theatre, where we watched a high definition short movie, which gave an enticing insight into the four Japanese seasons and the history and foundation of Kyoto food, which is considered the best of all Japanese cuisine. 

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Chef Shogo Sasaki from the famed restaurant IZUU in Kyoto gave a live presentation of his two signature dishes

Finally we head over to the highlight of the event which is the live presentation and tasting. After an interesting tête-à-tête session, Chef Shogo Sasaki from the famed restaurant IZUU in Kyoto gave a live presentation of his two signature dishes - Chirasizushi (Scattered Topping Sushi) and Saba-sugatazushi (Whole Mackerel Lightly Matured Sushi). After the demonstrations, we had a chance to indulge in Chef Sasaki’s authentic and delicious Kyoto-style dishes.

Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting
Live presentation by Chef Sasaki from restaurant IZUU in Kyoto 

IZUU has been a part of Japan’s culinary history of being the first restaurant in the world to offer mackerel sushi, traditionally created at home by the citizens of Kyoto for celebrations and festival days as a treat. Since opening its doors to residents, the mackerel sushi dish has been a significant part of the entertainment district tea houses.

Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting
Saba-sugatazushi (Whole Mackerel Lightly Matured Sushi) by Chef Sasaki from restaurant IZUU in Kyoto 

Flavour of Hanami presented by Dai Nippon Printing Co.,Ltd, is a three-month exhibition with the aim to showcase Hanami culture and Japanese traditions. It also features four young and dynamic owner chefs of famous Japanese restaurants have come to Kuala Lumpur, all the way from Kyoto at the Flavour of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting. 

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Chirasizushi (Scattered Topping Sushi) by Chef Sasaki from restaurant IZUU in Kyoto 

Each chef will provide their own unique menu of Japanese traditional cuisine, with tickets available for up to 25 guests on a first-come, first-served basis.

Flavours of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting
Mr. Ken Fukutake, General Manager of Media Content Planning Department, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Chef Shogo Sasaki and Chef Takeshi Matsuo, head chef of Restaurant IZUU in a group photo

Flavour of Hanami Live Presentation and Tasting
Tsuruse: Sat 18 – Sun 19 February, 2017
Chikurin: Sat 4 – Sun 5 March, 2017
Kinobu: Sat 18 – Sun 19 March, 2017

Sessions: 1st 12.00pm-1.30pm | 2nd 3.00pm-4.30pm | 3rd 6.00pm-7.30pm

Venue: 3F The Cube / CUBE _1, ISETAN the Japan Store Kuala Lumpur   
  
Entrance Fee: RM100 6% GST is included in the price (exhibition admission is included in the price) and children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Seats are limited to the first 25 people and doors open 30 minutes prior to start


Tickets for the following three sessions can be purchased at the ticket office, call 03-2382 7777 or purchase online at www.eventbrite.com

3 comments:

  1. Wow!
    Always amazed at their precision in doing stuff, and sushi is not easy to make also. Hehe

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  2. very nice food! They look very pretty too. must visit it again

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  3. i want one of those Hanami bento boxes!! so pretty and looks yummy too!1

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