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Tsukimi Moon Cake

Tsukimi

Tsukimi, the Japanese Harvest Moon Festival is being held in mid-autumn, on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. This day Japanese people enjoy looking at the moon which is said to be the brightest and most beautiful on this night in the whole year. Let's celebrate this special occasion with... continue reading
Japanese Cold Noodles

Beat the heat

Japanese cold noodles recipe What you'll need Noodles (Soba/Somen) Hontsuyu Soup base Optional Yakinori roasted seaweed Shichimi tougarashi chilli powder Side dishes from our counter Method 1. Cook the noodles First bring a pot of water to boil, then add the noodles of your choice. Somen is very thin, so it’ll take only 2-3 minutes... continue reading

Sushi cutting tutorial 2: Decoration Cut

Here is our second tutorial video on how to cut sushi at home. This time we'll show you how to cut your sushi in a fancy way, with the decoration style cutting.

Sushi cutting tutorial 1: Single Roll

Here is our first tutorial video on how to cut sushi rolls at home.
New Style Sushi

Re-think and re-open

It has now been 10 years since we opened Yoyo Kitchen; we took the current situation as an opportunity to re-think the way we’re running our shop. Thus we decided to introduce some innovative changes to adjust to the new norm as well to answer the challenges of the current time. New style sushi In... continue reading
Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

The Japanese Hina-matsuri (Girls’ Day or Doll’s Festival) is held on the 3rd of March every year. On this day, families celebrate their daughters and pray for their health and happiness. The Hina-matsuri is a very colourful holiday, when families with young daughters display a set of dolls on a platform. On this special occasion,... continue reading
Setsubun Ehomaki

Setsubun Eho-maki

The season of our ever so popular Eho-maki is here again! On the day of Setsubun (the 3rd of February), it is customary in Japan to eat an uncut sushi roll called eho-maki, while facing that year’s lucky direction. This custom started in the western regions of Japan, but is getting more and more popular... continue reading
9th anniversary celebration

9th Anniversary Celebration

We had a wonderful time last weekend here in Yoyo Kitchen, celebrating our 9th anniversary with our lovely customers! As part of our anniversary celebration we gave out 50 rCups to our lucky customers. We also prepared a cup and a special Yoyo Kitchen voucher to our loyal customers to say thank you for their... continue reading
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Yoyo Kitchen’s 9th Birthday Bonanza

It’s been 9 years since Yoyo Kitchen opened here, in the heart of West Acton and to say thank you to our customers for their continuous love and support, we’re giving away 50 rCups as part of our 9th anniversary celebration this weekend. Pop in to the shop to try your luck! And if you... continue reading