Washoku’ (Japanese cuisine) usually refers to food that was around before 1868, the end of Japan’s isolationist policies. A few aspects that set Japanese cuisine apart from other cuisines are its emphasis on using fresh high quality natural ingredients, particular seasonality and impeccable presentation. Over the past couple of decades, growing recognition of the importance of a healthy diet to maintaining overall good health has contributed to an unprecedented Japanese-food boom throughout the world, with explosive growth in the number of Japanese restaurants in major cities worldwide.
The Ocean seafood restaurant at The Kingsbury is renowned for its decadent selection of quality seafood from all of the world’s oceans. Its expertise in all things seafood has produced yet another delightful culinary experience – the Japanese simplified for your pleasure at The Ocean. Whether you are a hardcore Japanese food lover or just wanting to try out something different and healthy, this menu is brimming with choices.
The Japanese menu with Sashimi, nigiri sushi, makimono sushi, sushi maki, temaki sushi, soups, teriyaki, tempura and teppiniyaki are some of the exciting options available to try out. With nearly 70 different items it is definitely one which needs to be explored in multiple visits!
Director of Culinary Services and the Executive Chef Kithsiri De Silva says, “An incredible amount of attention and care must be exercised in sourcing authentic and fresh ingredients to do justice to the art of this cuisine to accentuate the natural flavours and the preparation of it must be done with precision and skill to create these culinary works of art.”
He emphasised on the aspect of freshness in Japanese cuisine, as he went on to say quality and freshness of the ingredients used at The Ocean is simply the best and how he does not at any cost compromise on them.
From a layperson’s point of view it could be understood that this aspect is what sets the Japanese cuisine at The Ocean apart, on a higher level from other restaurants. The beautiful setting at The Ocean seafood restaurant is the perfect spot for your culinary trip to Japan! Visit: http://www.thekingsburyhotel.com/dining/the-Ocean. Reservations: 077 108 7720.