Deco Nakajima will be here in March!

Deco's Macrobiotic Cooking Classes Australia Tour
Classes in Melbourne


*~* Happy and Simple Living *~*

Deco Nakajima will be here in March!

Charismatic Japanese chef Deco is the author of 7 well selling books and founder of Rice Terrace Café/Brown's Field, a macrobiotic farm out of Tokyo which has become a centre of sustainable living where people can experience a Traditional lifestyle in its origin.

Deco conducts and teaches at international workshops and seminars and is the leading teacher at the Kushi Macrobiotic Academy in Tokyo. Her cooking style is based on the Japanese tradition "shindo fuji" - living in touch with the land. Deco brings to her teachings a life time experience of natural farming, being the mother of 5 children and a wealth of knowledge.


10th sat & 11th sun March, 12.30-3pm
LG Kitchen/322-326 Coventry St, South Melbourne

$85 including recipe and 5main tasting dishes
+ rice ball, miso soup and simple pickle
+ nibbles, sweets and tea.

Booking/Enquiries: 737 713

Brown's Filed→

# by millet_sisters | 2012-02-23 21:13 | Workshops  

Chunky Chia Sausage (25 pieces)


Photo by Ponzu

Chia Seeds (30g) + Water (120cc),
Buckwheat (1cup) + Water (1 ½ cups),
Cooked Beans (400g), Onion (140g), Garlic (3 cloves)
Wholemeal Flour(100g+), Oil, Sage, Pepper, Natural Salt, Sauce


Photo by Ponzu

1. Soak the chia seeds in water and set aside for 15~20 minutes.

2. Lightly roast the buckwheat in a pot, add 1 ½ cups of water and a pinch of salt.

3. Cook it over high heat and once it's boiled, cook another 5 minutes over medium heat.

4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for 10~15 minutes.

5. Remove from the heat and set aside for 10 minutes.

6. Chop the onion and garlic finely and stir-fry with a pinch of salt.

7. Cook the beans until soft and mash them well with a fork.

8. Mix 1, 5, 6 and 7 well in a large bowl, add some sage powder, pepper, salt and wholemeal flour.

9. Form into sausage shapes and coat them lightly with extra wholemeal flour.

10. Place cooking sheets in a steamer and steam them for 10~15 minutes.

11. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the sausages until brown.

12. They go well with barbecue sauce, sweet chili sauce and etc.

* We modified the buckwheat sausage recipe of Yumiko Otani
(the funder of Tsubutsubu cooking) using Chia seeds provided by the Chia Co.

# by millet_sisters | 2011-11-23 15:06 | Recipes  

Party foods!


Artwork by Ponzu

Date : Nov. 19, 2011 10:30-14:00
Location : Grattan Gardens Community Centre
40 Grattan St., Prahran

# by millet_sisters | 2011-11-02 13:27 | Workshops  

Soba making workshop


# by millet_sisters | 2010-12-09 20:15 | Workshops  

Organic Revolution


# by millet_sisters | 2010-11-18 19:47 | Special Events