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Kakigori is the Japanese term for shaved ice, and it is a must-eat dessert for the summer season! But instead of eating any kakigori, why not try some matcha kakigori to enjoy a taste of Japan?
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!
Japan's summer often gets very hot and humid. Mizu yokan (水ようかん), or red bean sweet jelly, is one of the popular summer desserts of Japan that can make you cool down. This article will introduce what is mizu yokan and how people enjoy it. Also, I will introduce a recipe of how to make authentic mizu yokan!
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.
Known mostly for its uber-cute and alternative fashion styles, Harajuku has one more claim to fame - Crepes! Make sure to add this to your list of things to do in Harajuku and leave plenty of room to eat, 'cos these crepes can get pretty addictive.
The Hokkaido region is like the epicentre of ramen culture in Japan. There are more ramen restaurants in Hokkaido than you can shake a stick at, each with their own style, flavour, and unique touch. Here is the ultimate list of the 11 best ramen restaurants in Hokkaido.
Going to see the fireworks during summer is a popular event in Japan, with many great firework festivals happening this season. Among the many famous firework festivals in Japan, Jingu Gaien Fireworks is one of the most famous firework festivals in Tokyo! Look at this guide to find out what the Jingu Fireworks are like!
Ever thought that you could walk amongst 100,000 sunflowers?! Now you can at Kiyose Sunflower Festival. Easily accessible via express train from Ikebukuro station, the Sunflower Festival offers visitors amazing scenery you can't find in downtown Tokyo! Get along to get that Instagram photo or just explore the wonderful area.
This is one of Japan's staple summer vegetables. The bitterness of the goya has a cooling effect, which is one of the reasons why Japanese love to eat it in the summer. It was originally mostly eaten in Okinawa, but know its popularity has spread to all of Japan, and because of its surprising nutritional value, its popularity is also spreading quickly around the world.
Brooklyn Lemon is a store specialized in lemonade! It is only open for a limited time during summer, so if you're one of the lucky people out there, try Brooklyn Lemon's delicious lemonades!