• Luiz Hara (The London Foodie) Japanese Supper Club with Bordeaux Wine

    by  • 19/09/2012 • Menus, Photoblog • 1 Comment

    Menu from a dinner at the home of Luiz Hara (The London Foodie) for a Japanese Supper Club with food matched by Bordeaux wines (Read my post on the event here):

    Pan-fried leek gyoza dumplings

    Réserve de Sours sparkling rosé NV, Bordeaux

    Shichimi flavoured popcorn (Japanese seven spices)

    Les Amants de Mont-Pérat 2010, Bordeaux


    Salmon sashimi South American Way

    Château le Bernet Bellevue 2011, Graves

    Ankimo – sous-vide ballotine of monkfish liver with shredded daikon and ponzu dressing

    Château Méaume 2011, Bordeaux

    Deconstructing Sushi – grilled scallops with nori seaweed, tobiko eggs and creamy spicy sauce on sushi rice

    Roquefortissime 2010 Château Roquefort, Bordeaux


    Teppanyaki of ribeye steak marinated for 48-hours in miso, sake and mirin

    Broccoli and fine green beans in a black sesame dressing

    Peach and daikon salad with a Japanese mayo vinaigrette

    Sea bream rice cooked in clay pot

    Miso soup with fried aubergines, spring onion and sweet eggs

    Château Fonguillon 2009, Montagne-Saint-Emilion


    Flourless dark chocolate cake with whisky prunes

    Quenelle of green tea ice cream

    Ginestet Sauternes 2009




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    Qin Xie is a London based food, wine and travel journalist and trained chef. When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN. Her first cookbook, co-authored with YS Peng at Hunan Restaurant, is out March 2014. According to friends, her watch is always set to UTC -- ready for the next big adventure. In reality, she is happiest at the dinner table or by the sea.