Saturday, October 3, 2015

[TAKE ME TO JAPAN] 2nd Edition Japan Souper Inspiration pre-launch event

Tracy extended her invite to me to the Pre-Launch of the Soup Spoon's 'The 2nd Edition, Japan Souper Inspiration' event at their Suntec City's outlet.
 
 
 

 
 
We started off our tasting with some addictive healthy Japanese sides, such as Edamame beans and Iced Sencha.
 
 
I love the yummy Chirashi Soba very much! I simply can't get enough of this appetiser as the soba and chicken meat chunks tasted super delicious.
 
 
Vegan Miso Red Rice Stew with Wakame was the first soup that was rendered to us at the tasting event. In Japan, vegetarianism is not a common practise and lately, there was a push by the Japanese government to list restaurants serving vegetarian food in a bid to cater to tourists who are vegetarians or who have special dietary needs.
 
Souperchef Anna created this healthy vegan stew which is made of tofu, cabbages, sweet potatoes, wakame and healthy red rice. Togarashi is then added as a special condiment for the stew.

 
The soup tasted light but was flavorful. I love the generous portions of ingredients that were served within the soup.

 
Another nice soup creation from Japan Souper Inspiration is the Mizutaki X Keihan Chicken Stew. It is a truly traditional, nutritious and comfort food from Japan. To me, this is one of the best chicken soup I've ever have, as the soup is rich in flavor and filled with collagen. Mizutaki is one of the classic stews eaten in Hakata and Keihan is a soup with rice and chicken, shredded omelette and Shiso leaf.
 
I love the barley rice which blended well with the soup and the marinated chicken tasted yummy too! 

 
The last soup of the night was Barramundi Miso Stew, and it won our hearts. I rated it as my favorite among all due to its strong aroma and enticing flavor. The ingredients used for the stew were Kuhlbarra Barramundi fish, cabbages, leeks, carrots, shitake mushroom, potatoes and onions which made the soup an extremely delicious one!
 
The Barramundi Miso Stew is a miracle soup food and brain booster that keeps us looking youthful too!

 
We ended our tasting session with a slice of Sesame Cake. The texture was light and fluffy and the sweetness was just right for me!

 
Anyone interested to go Japan for free, if yes, here is your chance to win a travel package to Japan via 2 options.
 
 
1) Lucky Draw
 
  - Receive a stamp card with a stamp when you buy a Japan Souper Inspirations soup.
- Collect 3 stamps in total (Souper Inspirations soup = 1stamp).
- Answer a quiz question on the stamp card, fill out your particulars and drop the stamp card into The Soup Spoon's lucky draw boxes.

 2) Instagram Contest

- Follow @thesoupspoonsg and @dinerstravelsg.
- Snap your best food styling shot with any Japan Souper Inspiration soups.
- Hashtag #TSSTakeMetoJapan and tag @thesoupspoonsg and @dinerstravelsg with a short message of why you want to go to Japan.
 
May Lady Luck be by your side and good luck!
 
 
Thanks The Soup Spoon for organising this pre-launch tasting event and Souperchef Anna for her wonderful creations. Lastly, thanks Tracy for the invite and we had a hearty Japan Souper Inspiration feast at The Soup Spoon.
 
 
I was really happy to receive a pack of my favorite Barramundi Miso Stew as a door gift before the premises. I cooked it for my loved ones to try it and they enjoyed it very much.

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