All you need to know about this fancy, tasty, big-eyed, red fish. If you're in Tokyo and looking to eat some kinmedai, check out the restaurant recommendations at the end of the article!
Japanese cuisine is known for being rather mild as the Japanese palate doesn't seem accustomed to spicy food. However, what do you do when you miss that spicy zing to your dish? Well, you can try some of these spicy dishes and ingredients while you're in Japan if you're a spice-lover!
Ever wondered what Japanese people have for breakfast? Take a look to see what the Japanese eat for breakfast and it'll give you an insight into why they have such a healthy lifestyle! Also, we'll tell you where to grab the best breakfasts around Tokyo.
There are so many ways to enjoy Japanese festivals, they are so animated and fun because of all the festival games and booths available. You don't have to be a kid to try them all! Now you'll know how to enjoy some traditional Japanese games.
There is an overwhelming number of foods you can try in Japan. It varies by region and by season, so it's like diving into a deep, delicious ocean of novelty! Yum! There are loads of new foods to discover during the summer in Japan, they are generally light and refreshing, but oh so ever delicious! Here's one you should try! It's a jelly noodle called tokoroten!
Mozoku is an important part of the food culture of all of Japan and it is something the world should get to know for its amazing health benefits! Of all the seaweeds consumed by the people of Japan, Mozuku is perhaps the most unique. It has amazing health benefits, and it can only be found in Japan, specifically, around the islands of Okinawa Prefecture.
Shirasu is the Japanese word for the boiled and partially dried fry (baby fish) of the sardine family. The small, see-through (white when cooked) fish that are a popular ingredient in Japanese cooking. In addition to being delicious, they are also very nutritious!
Have you tried the world famous super fluffy Japanese pancakes? They're so fluffy that they jiggle, and they're so delicious! These Instaworthy pancakes are a must-try in Tokyo. Here are the best places to have them!
Who would have ever thought that there are such beautiful beaches right in Wakayama, in the Kansai area? When you think of Kansai, you probably think of tasty food in Osaka, of beautiful traditional sightseeing in Kyoto and Nara, but never beaches, right? Well, This might change. Here are the top 3 beaches to visit while in the Wakayama area!
Here's a selection of some of the best apple cider vinegars, or "ringo su", found in Japan. These can be found at supermarkets and specialty stores but we've also included links to online retailers.
Here are all the types of Japanese food which are cooked in front of you; some are cooked for you, some you cook for yourself at your table. Be sure to try them all, they are all delicious and uniquely Japanese!
Japan has quite a few popular chocolate brands that are very tasty. Luckily, many are also halal! Here is a brief list of some of the most popular products that are okay for Muslims to eat!
Yakiniku, or Japanese BBQ is one of the most popular foods in Japan so you just have to try it while you are in Japan! Here is the ultimate list of the best yakiniku restaurants in Tokyo. It includes restaurants in popular areas such as Shibuya and Ginza, and also restaurants of various price ranges from high-end to cheap. Surely you'll find one that fits your need.
Generally speaking, vinegar is good for your health. Vinegar is used widely in Japan as an ingredient we can not got without when making Japanese food. By reading this post, you'll get to know how special the Japanese vinegar is.
Dotonbori is one of the most iconic areas in Osaka, Japan, and it is often featured in guidebooks or on social media. Yes, it's where the running Glico Man sign (a symbol of the city) and all the flashy 3D signboards are. Check the following places out to make your Dotonbori visit unforgettable!
The Korean boom was thought to be slowly dying down in Japan, but it has clearly regained in popularity lately! The Korean gourmet trends often come to Japan one by one and can be especially seen in Tokyo's Korean town, Shinokubo. You need to try this cheese hot dog!
Royce is the brand of high-quality chocolate that is the most renowned in Japan. Find out what makes it the best chocolate in Japan and what flavours to try! Be sure to bring some back for your family and friends back home too!
"Karashi" is a traditional Japanese condiment which will add some spiciness to your daily dishes. Karashi is very spicy, compared to the western mustard which is usually not that much spicy with the mixture of vinegar and other ingredients. This post will not only introduce the Karashi mustard itself but also post some dishes which go perfectly well with karashi!
At 512 Cafe & Grill in Roppongi, their specialty dish is the super fluffy brûlé pancake. Before cooking the pancake, they add meringue to the pancake mix so that the pancake becomes very soft. You have to try it out for yourself!
The mikan fruit is an important part of the food culture of Japan. Frozen or grilled, it's consumed in a variety of simple ways. This article presents the ways Japanese eat their most popular citrus.