Ginger is a perennial plant of which we eat the root. Its’ strong odor is due to the highly volatile compounds it contains. It is known for its tonic and stimulating qualities. In small doses, ginger stimulates the taste buds. It is also recommended to eat a little piece of ginger between sushi to prepare the palate for the next bite.

Edamame Beans

Edamame beans are one of the latest crazes in the nutrition world. In North America, their popularity has been on the rise for the last couple of years. However in East Asia,  where the beans originate, they have been used for thousands of years.

A Japanese Tradition

Japanese people gather to drink it. Served chilled in the summer and slightly heated in the winter, Sake is at the center of Japanese culture.

Kim crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc: the perfect match

Under the greenish yellow colour, the intense and complex nose evokes floral, fruity and vegetal notes. On the palate, it offers a broad mouthfeel that leads into a medium finish. Enjoy this dry, medium-bodied and fruity white featuring lively acidity.

A Little Spark to a Cool Dish

Some people like to mix it with soya sauce, others like to dab it on the sushi, and there are those who avoid it all together. Wasabi, a condiment that is traditionally used in the preparation of sushi, has been part of the Japanese culture for over 400 years.

Mcwilliams Riesling & sushi - your perfect pairing

Your perfect pairing with refreshing citrus flavours of lime, grapefruit and orange blossom this wine is the perfect match to sushi.

Green tea’s fabulous story

Long-time known but recently adopted in the Occident, green tea is growing in popularity and is now on top the list of miracle-food we must include into our diet.

Seaweed and their numerous health benefits.

You've likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at the grocery store. It might be time for a change: Seaweed is filled with antioxidants, calcium and a broad range of vitamins.

The Muscadet: delicious!

The Muscadet is a French wine from the region of Pays de la Loire, near Nantes, made from a single variety of grapes; the Melon de Bourgogne.

The benefits of Omega-3

In recent year, we have heard about the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of its daily intake.

The importance of rituals in our daily lives.

Over centuries, human beings in many cultures have lost something that had been part of our daily lives and an important facet of human existence for thousands of years; rituals.

Forces of Riesling in harmony with sushi

The Riesling grape is part of the legacy of the Alsace wines since the end of the XVth century. The great Rhine Riesling is experiencing a glorious comeback. It rates high amongst gourmets and is prevalently found on tables of all food lovers.

Endangered red tuna is never used at Sushi Shop

Just like our customers, we are sensitive to environmental issues such as the overfishing of certain species of tuna.