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Sara La Fountain

Restaurants

Le Ciel french restaurant

During my trip to Kagoshima we received an invitation to try a french restaurant called Le Ciel, located in the Shiroyama hotel. It’s a restaraunt with in a dreamy location with a beautiful view. The food is classical fine french with a japanese twist.…

Travel

Shiroyama hotel

Shiroyama hotel is one of the finest hotels in Kagoshima. Location is high on the hill so during your stay you can enjoy the spectacular view. You can see Sakurajima from the hotel, which is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. The view…

Travel

Yakushima onsen

Yakushima is blessed with several natural hot springs (onsen 温泉 in Japanese). A unique feature is that a couple of the Yakushima onsens are actually by the sea and one of them is only accessible when the tide is low. There is this specific etiquette you…

Food Travel

Loquat fruit tree

During my trip to Japan I got to taste this interesting fruit called Loquat. Loquat fruit is an exotic sweet fruit packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids and others.  It tastes quite similar to apricots, cherries and other sweet fruits. Although it is tasty…

Travel

Yakushima waterfalls

Yakushima is a beautiful subtropical island located in Japan, the southern coast of Kyushu and part of Kagoshima Prefecture. Yakushima is actually also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Yakushima there is so much to see. Top activities are hiking and exploring the idyllic…

Projects Restaurants

Sauna & restaurant Kuuma

I’m so proud of being part of wellness sauna-restaurant Kuuma where I’m also a part-owner.  So excited to tell more about the concept, the menu, and the sauna experience. Kuuma combines the Finnish sauna culture with the Nordic gastronomy and atmosphere that we call…

Food Projects

Spiced by Sara La Fountain

Very excited to announce that my own spice mixes are now launched. I created 5 different spice blends especially for the summer season. I wanted to create flavors that gives you extra on your everyday cooking and grilling. Spice mix blends are easy to…

Food Projects Travel

The Recipe is Simple

I’ve always appreciated the Italian way to cherish the traditions, history and high-quality ingredients in cooking. The Italian relaxed attitude towards cooking is also fascinating: as I think myself, cooking doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. It’s enough that you have some good…