Dinner time at another newish place in sleepy old Noosa Junction. This one is Jardin Japonesque, run by chef / proprietor Kisa Juri Kobayashi – ex Noosa’s renowned Wasabi Restaurant.
First impressions were the unobtrusive minimalist white decor and the exquisite, antiquey looking serving bowls.
“Otsumami” appeared at the top of the menu, translated in brackets as “Appetisers / Tapas”.
And so we chose a few tapas-sized serves. First up was Soy-burned Roasted Organic Garlic. Four plump juicy cloves, caramelised to sweetness and with a mild, roast garlic savour. Continue reading