Furikake is the known as rice's best friend here in Japan. It's a type of popular seasoning made of mostly of nori flakes and dried fish almost everyone loves. This article will describe what it is, the popular flavors of furikake and where to buy it while you are visiting Japan!
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a must-see if you are travelling to the Hiroshima. It is located at the very center of the city, and within the park, there are numerous beautiful and historically significant monuments and facilities (most notably the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum) recounting the tragic story of the atomic bomb.
Fresh, delicious sushi can be a bit pricey, but not if you get it at Uogashi Nihon-Ichi! Uogashi Nihon-Ichi has many standing-style sushi shops near most major rail stations in the greater Tokyo area. Find out more about this popular chain by reading on!
Fugu (Toxic Fish!) Restaurants In Osaka: 5 Of The Best Places To Have The Intriguing Japanese Delicacy!
The fugu, or blowfish, is a fascinating item of the Japanese cuisine. The content of its liver is lethally poisonous, yet it's been eaten as a delicacy in Japan for centuries. Only certified chefs are allowed to prepare fugu dishes, as a bad cut could literally cause death from poisoning.
Looking for an interesting eating tour in one of Tokyo's most famous shopping streets? Ameyoko is your answer! The area is also known as Ameya Yokocho for it has the characteristics of the typical yokocho alleys where you find heaps of cheap bars and eateries. Here are some great shops to stop at for a tasty treat while you stroll in the area!
Green tea and matcha are quite emblematic of Japan. You can enjoy delicious green tea everywhere, and nowadays desserts using the exquisite matcha powder have grown in popularity. Here are some great places in Osaka where you can enjoy refined Japanese green tea desserts!
Sandwiches are, of course not, a traditional food in Japan. Nevertheless, ever since the Japanese have adopted this element of the Western food culture, they have been very creative in the way they make them! The "katsu sando" is one of those great Japanese adaptations that so many people love. Here's how to make it.
Katsu Sando (Deep Fried Cutlets Sandwich): 5 Eateries Where you Should Try Japan's Most Filling Sandwich!
Japan has many original sandwiches, and the katsu sando is surely one of them! It's a very popular kind of filling sandwich that is often found at convenience stores, restaurants and cafes. Make sure to try it while your in Tokyo in one of these 5 eateries.
Pronto is a famous chain in Japan that has 267 addresses accross the country. Pronto is hard to define: let's say that it's not quite a restaurant, not quite a cafe and not quite a bar, but a bit of every one of those at once, which means you can go there at any time of day and you'll find what you're looking for. This might be why Pronto is such a popular place!
Jelly desserts are quite popular in Japan. Among them the coffee jelly stands out as a great summertime treat! You can find them practically everywhere at Japanese coffee shops (some popular ones introduced below), and if you'd like to know how to make it at home, please continue reading for a simple recipe!