Erin Niimi Longhurst

Erin Niimi Longhurst is a British/Japanese author living in East London. Her work has been featured in The Guardian, Time Out, the BBC, Vogue, Stylist, El Mundo, Elle Vietnam, Reader’s Digest, and She is the author of Japonisme (HarperCollins, 2018), Omoiyari (HarperCollins, 2020), and A Little Book of Japanese Contentments (Chronicle Books, 2018). Her work is influenced by her dual heritage, and focuses on her passion for food (having completed the Leiths School of Food and Wine Essentials Course), Ikigai (finding purpose), Ikebana (flower arranging), and Shinrinyoku (forest bathing). She is a contributor to Time Out London, with a specialist focus on Japanese cuisine based on the recipes she features in her books but also due to her cultural upbringing and familiarity and passion for sake.

Special subjects

Japanese food, Sake, London restaurants

Languages spoken

English, Japanese

Erin Niimi Longhurst