Prepare Yourself for Another Helping of Samurai Cooking! The Japan Foundation in London recently ran two events dedicated to Japanese food and they proved to be super popular. Well, good news! The organisers have announced that there will be one more free film screening of A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story due to the insatiable appetites of J-film fans. It will take place at the Rich Mix cinema on August 26th at 12:00. Tickets were quickly snapped up for the film’s first showing so you had better book now to avoid disappointment!
武士の献立 「Bushi no Kondate」
Running Time: 121 mins.
Director: Yuzo Asahara
Writer: Michio Kashiwada, Yukiko Yamamuro, Yuzo Asahara,
Starring: Kengo Kora, Aya Ueto, Kimiko Yo, Toshiyuki Nishida
Synopsis: Great cook Haru marries into a family of legendary “Kitchen Samurai”, who have served the lords of Kaga for many generations with their wonderful cuisine. While her new husband and successor to the family is a master of the sword, his kitchen-knife skills leave a lot to be desired. Haru vows to make her husband a superb samurai chef and starts to teach him the art of cuisine. A period drama based on a true story.