Ingrédient: d’huile de sésame grillé

Green beans with sesame sauce

In a small Japanese restaurant that I really like, the Sake Lover (83 rue de Turbigo in Paris) that I adore, the food is traditional and you will only find

Braised and caramelized lotus roots

Here is a very classic recipe to accommodate the lotus roots still sometimes very unknown in our countries. You have to like the slightly crunchy texture, but this version will


Japanese grilled riavolis, or “gyozas” are very strongly inspired by Chinese dumplings from Shanghai. Definitely the Chinese have invented everything! They are however richer in garlic and have no spice.