Edamame are young soybeans in a pod. I loved this popular snack when I first moved to Japan as a student, as they are really cheap to buy and tasty, and go surprisingly well with beer. Generally, edamame can be found in the frozen section of Asian speciality stores or...read more
If I’m completely honest, this recipe came about with a little luck using ingredients I had at home to make a last-minute lunch. Generally dumplings would be added to this type of noodle dish, but the meatballs work really well. The light soy broth works well in month...read more
This is so easy to make, uses very few ingredients and is filled with flavour. Serves 2 Ingredients: vegetable oil 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and thinly sliced cooked Japanese white rice (1 rice-cooker-measured cup of uncooked rice, 160g) soy sauce to season sesame...read more
Ramen is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Although ramen is now part of the Japanese culture, it came originally from China. In Japan each ramen restaurant will have their own secret stock recipe and this is guarded from one generation to the next. You can find...read more
In 2016 Fiona founded her own company “Fused by Fiona Uyema Ltd” to share her passion for Japanese cooking and flavours to people across Ireland and further afield including Japan and Dubai. Fiona’s Japanese food adventure began in Dublin City University where she studied Japanese and International Marketing. During her three years living in rural Japan she was completely immersed into the Japanese way of cooking and fell in love with the Japanese diet.
Now back in Ireland, “Fused by Fiona Uyema Ltd” inspires Japanese flavours through Fiona’s profile as a TV cook and cookbook author, its range of healthy and tasty flavoured soy sauces and Japanese Street Food Pop-Up Roadshow.