Pork Belly And Potato Sandwich A Popular Breakfast Item In Peru

Pork belly and potato sandwich a popular breakfast item in Peru

Those yet to experience the pleasure of Peruvian dishes may be surprised to learn that restaurants in Lima were named the world's sixth and seventh best last year.

Two eateries in the country's capital earned spots on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list compiled by a British magazine last year, proving Peruvian cuisine is something not to be missed if you're a fan of gourmet food.

Guests Enjoy Japanese Cuisine In Court Banquet

Guests enjoy Japanese cuisine in court banquet

International guests at Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony have been served Japanese cuisine at a court banquet.

The first of four "Kyoen-no-gi" banquets started just after 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday at the Imperial Palace.

Milan Pasta With Tomato Sauce Has A Simple But Profound Flavor

Milan pasta with tomato sauce has a simple but profound flavor

In a mansion standing in a prime location in Milan, a servant polishes silver tableware while a personal chef shows off his skills for the epicurean family that calls it home.

It's not a scene from a film, but a snippet out of the daily life that chef Tetsuo Ota experienced in his early 30s. At that time, Ota, who is now 38, worked under a company owner in the glamorous Italian city. Her house had a special room where tableware was kept. Each plate was wrapped in thin sheets of paper, and he recalls that even antique plates seemed new.

Alfonsino Fish Confit With Veggie Bouquet A Dream Come True

Alfonsino fish confit with veggie bouquet a dream come true

The fish cooked slowly in low-temperature oil is served on the plate like a spring bouquet with vegetables that vary in aroma and texture.

"Confit of splendid alfonsino with seasonal vegetables" is a dish that mirrors the spirit of Tadashi Michino, whose career spans 40 years. The 64-year-old is the chef of Michino Le Tourbillon, a French restaurant in Osaka.

White Fish With Cream, Vermouth Has Plenty Of Heart And Soul

White fish with cream, vermouth has plenty of heart and soul

With golden hair tied together, round glasses and a black chef's coat, Tadashi Michino works with brisk efficiency at his restaurant.

The 64-year-old chef, with 40 years of experience, runs Michino Le Tourbillon, a French restaurant located in the Fukushima district west of Osaka Station where redevelopment is under way.

Nara's Asuka Hot Pot Gives Flavor Of Food Culture From Afar

Nara's Asuka hot pot gives flavor of food culture from afar

Recipe books collected from around the globe, some written in Cyrillic and Arabic, line the bookshelf of Yuriko Aoki, a cooking expert on the world's local dishes.

She refers to the books, including an instructional tome with hand-drawn illustrations and a beautiful volume resembling a photo album, to recreate local flavors and introduces them through events and the media.