The two tempura chefs, master and protégée, set to task, organising the different pieces that they would be using to create our tempura. Individually frying each piece.
I thoroughly enjoyed this experience – dressed in my Yukata, sat cross legged at the table, sampling all the delicious components that made my extremely, healthy and well-balanced breakfast. A great way to start another hectic day of sight seeing and travelling. My only advice if having a Japanese breakfast is that you cannot be in a rush. There are so many parts of the breakfast to get through you need time to enjoy them all!
With my limited Japanese and pointing at pictures in a menu, I ordered a set meal with a bowl of ramen – a Japanese noodle soup dish which was flavoured with ox tongue – and spicy chicken pieces served over rice and the ubiquitous miso soup.
As many of you know from following my regular posts on facebook, I have been holidaying away for three weeks in Japan. Culture was at the heart of the trip; with food playing a vital part of my journey; after all, you are going to need to keep your energy up if you intend on…