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: its health benefits, and it can only be found in Japan, specifically, around the Islands of Okinawa Prefecture.
Many Hello Kitty fans come to Japan to get a taste of the culture that has brought them their beloved cat idol. Kitty fans can rejoice because their craving for cuteness doesn't have to stop with buying stuffed toys of Kitty, they can also indulge in the cuteness at Cafe de Miki in Odaiba, Tokyo.
Are these even edible? Absolutely! Here's what they taste like, where they come from, their nutritional properties, and how they're consumed in Japan.
Wakame. You've probably heard of it and might have even tried it if you have any interest in Japanese cuisine, but you perhaps have never heard of its amazing health benefits and may not know how to use it. This article will present the health benefits of the algae as well as super easy and authentic Japanese recipes made with wakame.
Hachiya is a new cafe which reinvents Japanese tea time with bold mixes of tea drinks and the use of traditional tea-ware in a modern interior. What's more, it's a standing-style cafe.
Never heard of "mekabu"? If you haven't, you're certainly not alone! In Japan, it's commonly eaten for its nice texture, taste, and nutritional benefits. Outside of Japan it's still relatively unknown. This article will give you information on the mekabu seaweed, how it's eaten, and its nutritional properties.
Shinjuku has everything in terms of food, including some of the best yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) restaurants in the city. Here are 5 places that locals rave about and that visitors love to try!
Want a traditional taste of Japan? If so, you must try ohagi, a dessert that's still popular today and that people in Japan often associate with their grandmother's cooking. A true comfort food that goes well with green tea!
Here's a recipe for "anko". Anko is the sweet red bean paste you'll need to make a wide variety of Japanese traditional desserts. It's quite easy to make and requires just two ingredients: sugar and adzuki beans. Here's how it's done!
The Japanese have unique traditions when it comes to events highlighting the change in season. For the end of winter, there is Setsubun which involves eating beans, throwing them at ogres and celebrating by throwing festivals! Read on to learn more about this tradition and how to take part in the celebrations.