My Favourite Teas

I have mentioned before on the blog that I don’t drink alcohol. I also don’t like drinking plain water very much- I like something with a bit of flavour. This can be difficult when we’re on holiday as often choice extends to the same fizzy, sugary drinks, which I didn’t like to drink too much […]

What I got for Christmas 2016

All of my family and friends are aware that I am a massive foodie and particularly love Japanese food and ramen so I am lucky that I quite often get all sorts of exciting gifts along the theme. This year was no exception so I thought I would share with you some of the great […]

The Ramen Girl Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is coming and this is my guide to the perfect presents for foodies who love Japanese and Asian food, drink and culture. I always feel that just creating the food isn’t enough- I want authentic recipes, tableware, accompaniments too. Many of the gifts listed were bought for me and hunted out by family members, […]

Matcha

I love drinking green tea and so it was only a matter of time before I turned my attention to matcha. I was always a little worried about trying it; it’s expensive, despite all its health benefits, and coming in a powdered form rather than being loose leaf or a teabag, it seemed complicated to […]

Tea Ceremony

Something a little bit different for today’s blog post. In 2013, I was lucky enough to visit China in 2013 for nearly two week, travelling to Beijing, Tiayuan and Shanghai. It was my first time outside of Europe and was an amazing trip- it was so great to see a culture so different to our […]

My favourite cookery books

I make no secret of the fact that I adore cookery books. My shelves at home are heaving with recipe books for every kind of food you can imagine, so I suppose it’s not surprising that a fair few of those books are for oriental foods. Of these there are books that I return to […]