__JESSICA THOMPSON


Tokyo-based, Australian-born writer, cook & aspiring sake cup collector. Insatiably curious 


ライター、クック、フードコーディネーターとして働いている、東京在住のオーストラリア人。


More about me 

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Selected Articles
記事

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Books
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PALATE

Editor, Writer, Photography, Food Styling

Cookbook-Zine。ミニ
料理本 Recipes with photos paired with illustrations by contributing artists.

The Bookery Cook: Art To Eat

Editor, Writer, Photography, Food Styling

Cookbook printed internationally by Murdoch Books, comprising over 100 recipes illustrated by artists from around the world. Read reviews
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Projects
プロジェット

One Day in Tokyo

Editor, Writer, Photography

An online guide of things to do, eat and drink in Tokyo. 東京のガイド


Rotable

Event Coordination & Marketing

A series of community projects aimed at celebrating and revitalising Japan’s rural areas, connecting rural and urban Japan with food and nature at the centre.

Food

(Recipes, Cooking, Styling, Photography, Pop-up events, Consulation)

I’m inspired by nature, the seasons, and local cuisine, which is reflected in my recipes. I trained as a Pastry Chef at Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo, and my food has featured on blogs, in cookbooks, at popup dinners and events.

Ichiju-Sansai Popup Dinners

Event Coordinator, Cook

Ichiju-sansai is a dinner series inspired by traditional Japanese dining. Hosted in different venues around Tokyo, the events feature a seasonal tasting menu with matched sake.

Moutakusanda


Tokyo-based lifestyle magazine. The brief was an aphrodisiac menu, to be cooked and styled for a photoshoot in Okutama. 
Recipe, Food Styling


365 Nature


Hardcover book published by Hardie Grant. The brief was 8 seasonal vegetarian recipes.
Recipes, Food Styling

Brunch OUT


Recipes, Guest Chef

Rotable Popup @UNU Farmers Market 


To promote a Rotable project, Owase Woodworkers, I cooked in the Midori-go van a Prawn Cocktail Roll, using prawns and amanatsu from Owase. 
Recipes, Chef


JNTO, Taste of Japan

Tokyo food itinerary consultation


Connect 


Thanks for visiting my website! Connect with me via all the usual places, I’d love to hear from you, and to work with you. 

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JESSICA THOMPSON