What is Zaru soba? It is a type of soba noodle dish in Japan, commonly eaten in summer. Here is the ultimate guide to zaru soba - how to make (including the tsuyu/dipping sauce and condiments/ toppings), and how to eat it!
Shochu a quintessential Japanese spirit alcohol. To know more about this great Japanese alcohol, including the many ways to enjoy it, please read this post!
Ponzu is a Japanese sauce that is tart, umami-filled, and slightly salty. You might be wondering: What is ponzu made of? Is there a substitute? Can I make my own? Read on to learn more about ponzu and have all your questions answered! (A recipe is included at the bottom of the article)
Have you ever tried Japanese ice cream flavors? Maybe a lot of people might be familiar with green tea ice cream or mochi ice cream, but there are so much more to discover! This article will introduce you to different ice creams you can try in Japan! They're dangerously addictive!
Japanese crepes are basically rolled-up French crepes with a good amount of various fillings. Here's how to make them and the ingredients generally used as filling.
This article presents the 5 types of Japanese soy sauce and what dishes you can make with them.
Yamaimo isn't a widely known root vegetable, but it is really delicious and has many health benefits! This article will present the vegetable, its health benefits and how to eat it! Enjoy!
KFC is a major chain restaurant in Japan. It is popular both for set meals and take-out, especially during the winter holiday season.
Many people are both curious yet scared of trying this typically Japanese dish. But is the fear justified? How many people do actually die from blowfish poisoning every year?
Tofu is an important part of Japanese cuisine, and in Japan, there are many varieties to be found. Here is a guide on the various types of Japanese tofu and how they are used.
Mister Donut, as known as "Misdo", is one of the most popular chains in Japan. They not only offer donuts but also pasta, ice cream and even dim sum! Check out the menu of the most popular donut chain in Japan.
While in Japan, you probably want to try the best that Japan has to offer terms of sushi. Here are the best 15 high-end sushi restaurants you need to splurge on at least once in your life to have a memorable and delectable sushi experience!
What is Donburi? A Japanese word you've probably numerous times by now. This article explains what it, how to make it at home and where to have it in Tokyo too! Enjoy!
We're here to answer your wagyu-related questions! Wagyu literally means 'Japanese beef.' Of wagyu cows, almost 95% are of the black-haired (黒毛 'kuroge') breed, of which there are many sub-breeds including all the most famous types of wagyu (Kobe, Matsuzaka, etc.)
"Yosenabe" is the most basic kind of nabe, a Japanese hotpot dish you can try. Basically, there are no rules when making yosenabe. Ingredients can be any vegetable, meat, or seafood you like. All you have to do is to cut the ingredients and put them into the pot, and simmer! Let's give it a try!
There is a huge variety of tasty cucumbers all around the world, however the Japanese one, known as "kyuri", might be one of the best! You see it appearing in abundance in Japanese supermarkets when summer comes. It's one of the beloved summer vegetables. And for good reasons! It's refreshing and the Japanese have their own unique way of eating it. Learn how to make simple kyuri recipes by reading what follows.
Wait what? $4500 for a watermelon?! You've got to be kidding - yet I kid you not! Densuke Watermelons are like the luxury car in the watermelon world. Grown only in the island of Hokkaido, Japan their numbers are limited every year! Densuke Watermelons are possibly the world's most expensive watermelons!
If you'd like to know which items are popular at Starbucks Japan, please check out this article! It contains the standard and special frappuccino drink items in English! Frappuccinos in Japan are quite bold and interesting! Plenty of pictures included!