Japan: Kyoto 京都

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Kyoto has easily become my favourite part of Japan so far. There’s something about the slowness of its pace, the calm air, the peace, the gentle demeanour of the locals, and the lightness of the city. I may be biased because Memoirs of a Geisha was one of the most impactful books that I’ve read [...]

Recipe: Asari Butter Clams

Recipe: Asari Butter Clams

Asari Butter Clams (or Manila Clams in Soy Butter) is one of my favourite comfort foods ever. It’s simple, flavourful, and pairs well with sticky Japanese rice. It’s a match made in heaven for me. Back in Manila, I had a go-to restaurant that served the most satisfying batch of Asari Butter, but the last [...]