Luiz Hara is the UK authority on Nikkei cuisine, and a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, food and travel writer, who lives in London, England. He specializes in Japanese and Nikkei cuisines as a writer, public speaker, supper club host and cookery teacher. Luiz’s work has been featured in a number of British media including The Independent, The Evening Standard and The Guardian, as well as having written for Time Out London, BBC Good Food Channel and The Telegraph. Luiz is the author and founder of The London Foodie blog, founded in 2009 and regularly listed as one of the top 10 UK food blogs. Luiz is the author of Nikkei Cuisine: Japanese Food the South American Way (Jacqui Small, 2015) and The Japanese Larder: Bringing Japanese Ingredients Into Your Everyday Cooking (Jacqui Small, 2018).