Tempura enari pocket stuffed with spinach & shiitake rice with chilli pickled bean sprouts & braised lotus root


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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I bought the plate for this dish in Kyoto, knowing I’d be serving this recipe on it. I have to say that the flavours and textures of the finished dish equal what I think is a most beautiful photo. Enari are like a tofu pita bread in that they come flat but can be easily pulled apart. You’ll find them at Asian food shops and some health-food stores, and they’re most often used for serving vinegared rice topped with vegetables - like a vegetable sushi sandwich! We have served versions