Aritayaki, a kind of Japanese pottery, finds its roots in the ancient ceramics town of Arita located on Kyushu Island in southern Japan. It was in this town, in the year 1616, that the Koreans first introduced the art of pottery to Japan. Up to today Arita still produces ceramics made by local craftsmen using the distinctive ingredient of clay made from crushed stone.
We were very excited about the event that marked the beginning of The Forgotten Skills of Cooking–series – four courses in February and April 2016 where we explore food that is "alive". Through fermentation techniques from all over the world, ancient old cultures that is still used and using less used parts of meat production and turning it into a nutrition bomb.