last updated 12 April 2018
Update: Fiona Uyema has created a line of fabulously delicious soy sauces called Fused. My personal favourite is the “Glorious Ginger” soy sauce, there is also “Cheeky Chilli” and “Clever Classic”. They are available in Supervalu. Check them out on her website www.fusedbyfionauyema.com
Anyone who wants to eat healthy and delicious food should pay attention to Fiona Uyema and her easy to follow Japanese recipes. Yes, her recipes are easy to follow and healthy and delicious. I have personally tasted some of her recipes and they are yummy! So, who is Fiona Uyema? Fiona Uyema has been pushing boundaries and influencing the Irish foodie scene with her easy to follow Japanese style recipes for a while now. She has become the authority in Japanese cuisine appearing on TV and at the biggest food festivals in the country such as Ballymaloe Lit Fest, Bloom, and Taste of Dublin. Fiona Uyema was a key feature at Taste of Dublin among some of the best chefs in Ireland and UK. She offers hands on cooking classes to the public at Miele in Dublin as well.
Fiona Uyema showed the country how easy Japanese cooking is on TV3’s Late Lunch Live where she has been described as “Ireland’s Japanese Cuisine Queen!”.
Her recipes have also appeared on some of the biggest food publications such as Easy Food, FOOD&WINE, and the RTE Guide. To learn more about Fiona Uyema and her background click here.
In collaboration with photographer Harry Weir and editor Miriam Atkins, Fiona was successful in getting sushi featured on the front cover of FOOD&WINE Magazine along with a special 8 page feature on Fiona’s favourite Japanese recipes.
“Fiona’s gorgeous recipes celebrating the Hanami festival in FOOD&WINE Magazine offered readers a masterclass in Japanese cuisine, with lots of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. Her sushi stole the show, gracing our front cover.” Miriam Atkins, Editor. The photos below were taken by Harry Weir Photography and first appeared in FOOD&WINE Magazine.
And now Fiona is delighted to have written her first cookbook titled “Japanese Food Made Easy”. It was inspired by her time in Japan. It will be published by Mercier Press and is now available to pre-order from her publisher, Mercier Press, at a discounted price, so be sure to check that out. I’ve ordered 2 copies already. It would make a great Christmas gift and dare I say that there are only 18 shopping weekends til Christmas, so here’s a chance to get ahead of the game! Here’s the link to purchase the book: http://www.mercierpress.ie/irish-books/japanese_food_made_easy/
Fiona Uyema writes a cooking blog called “Fiona’s Japanese Cooking”. Her easy to follow Japanese style recipes and useful tips will give you the knowledge and confidence to try Japanese cooking at home. Fiona’s recipes vary from washoku (Japanese traditional recipes) to fusion recipes mixing western and Japanese tastes.