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!
listed here are 10 popular Japanese snacks that you may be thinking about purchasing while you are in Japan. Disclaimer: I myself am not a Muslim, nor am I an expert on halal food. I wrote this article in an attempt to provide some useful information about some of the most popular Japanese snacks.
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 will introduce ten of the BEST Japanese sake brands you can possibly have in Japan. Also, at the end of the article, we list some restaurants and bars where you can go to try some of the sakes on this list!
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!
One of the simplest Japanese comfort foods is called 'tamago kake gohan' (卵かけご飯）and consists of a raw egg cracked over a bowl of white rice. Eating raw eggs might seem strange to some, but it's actually safe to do in Japan (see below for details).
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.
Have you ever heard of "oden"? It is a common Japanese winter (and autumn) dish. It can be served at restaurants, food stalls, convenience stores, and made at home. One interesting thing about oden is that it has a great variety of ingredients. Here is a list of common items you'll find in a pot of oden!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
"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!
KFC is a major chain restaurant in Japan. It is popular both for set meals and take-out, especially during the winter holiday season.
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!
Nashi pears are a type of pear found in Japan. They have been grown for over a thousand years. This article will tell you all about the Japanese nashi pear: what it is, the popular types, and how Japanese people consume them.