Business Owner, Market KOKORO
Danny Lee brings a taste of Asia to Johannesburg as the owner of the popular Korean grocery store Kokoro Asian Food Market. Born in South Korea, Danny moved to South Africa as a child and grew up eating authentic homestyle Korean and Japanese cuisine.
Today, Danny shares his passion for Asian food culture and ingredients at Kokoro's four locations across Johannesburg. He loves introducing locals and expats alike to Korea's and Japan's unique flavors through Kokoro's wide selection of items like chili pastes, instant noodles, snacks, and fresh produce.
An engaging chef and speaker, Danny will showcase key Asian ingredients and dishes at his cooking demonstrations at Otaku Town Stage. Let him take you on a flavorful journey to Tokyo without leaving your seat! Danny will demystify kimchi, demonstrate easy Japanese cuisine, create colorful California rolls, delicate sushi, sweet mochi, and piping hot anime ramen. Don't miss this exclusive chance to learn traditional Asian recipes from the King of Flavour.
Slurp up ramen knowledge as Danny creates piping hot bowls of authentic Japanese ramen. He'll demystify ramen broth, noodles, and toppings so you can make this iconic comfort food at home.
Get Mochi with It - Enjoy the sweet taste of mochi with Danny's demo for making these chewy Japanese rice cakes. He'll show cold storage tricks for getting mochi just right. You'll learn sweet and savory mochi recipes.
Learn Sushi Secrets by mastering the art of sushi making with Danny's step-by-step instructions. He'll show you how to cook and season sushi rice, slice fish, and assemble beautiful sushi creations. You'll impress friends with your new skills.
Make and enjoy some delicious authentic sushi, perfect fuel for a day at Comic Con.