Monday, September 28, 2009

Huzzah! J-Sekka, Hirafu, Japan

Well I know this may seem as though it has come a little late for those of you who have been eating and drinking with us for the last couple of months. But it's because of all of you, we're a little behind on the blog...... not that we're complaining ;)

So with out futher ado ta da the J-Sekka Deli is open.

With our focus squarely on the amazing produce fround right here in Hokkaido, it has been nothing but pleasure to explore the region and find what's out there on offer.
Heres a little walk through.

J-Sekka Deli Opening
yes we are

J-Sekka Deli Opening
looking back at the showcase and a couple of slackers

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Tasty Karintou brown sugar crackers

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Dehydrated vegetable chips

J-Sekka Deli Opening
back into the deli

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Totally wicked in house made blackberry and lemon jam

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Awesome house made toasted chocolate & cranberry muesli

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Rankoshi rice

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Niseko coffee, roasted and groud right here in Niseko

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Benefuki organic Japanese black tea

J-Sekka Deli Opening
A nice little wine selection - we're working on increasing the Japanese varieties

And lets not forget the food in the cafe made from locally sourced Hokkaido fresh produce and utilizing a vast array from the shelves and showcase.

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Our ever changing Hokkaido plate this one with;
Shin Sapporo blue cheese, house made quince paste and sesame crackers,
Smoked quails egg with house blend dukkah,
Barnanabas pork sausage with our eggplant, chilli and fig chutney and
Japanese smoked duck with pickled Niki cherries

J-Sekka Deli Opening
Enjoy your meal with our multi-coloured choose your own adventure hashi

Here' a little sample of our autumn menu, we change with the seasons and produce availability so we can enjoy the best of all there is to offer.

Takenaka sardines on toast

Wild Hokkaido venison burger on a rye bun with house made beetroot relish

Otaru beer battered Hokkaido flounder and chips

Spaghetti with Hokkaido crab, chilli and roast mini toamto

Autumn salad of plums, wild hokkaido walnuts, Shin Sapporo blue cheese and eringi mushrooms

We've had so much fun learning to and running the deli, but don't forget in winter we will be opening up Sekka dining and Maki Bar with its's awesome open fire place.

If your in the area drop in and say hi .. hope to see you soon !

J-Sekka Delicatessen & Cafe
167-3 Aza yamada
Kutchan cho
Abuta gun

Telephone 0136213088

1 comment:

Kelly said...

Hi, Next time I'm in Hokkaido I'll definitely try to stop by! I just found your blog, it's really cool. Very interesting!