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.
Ponzu is a Japanese sauce that is tart, umami-filled, and slightly salty. You might be wondering: What is ponzu made of? Is there a substitute? Can I make my own? Read on to learn more about ponzu and have all your questions answered! (A recipe is included at the bottom of the article)
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!
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!
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!
We're here to answer your wagyu-related questions! Wagyu literally means 'Japanese beef.' Of wagyu cows, almost 95% are of the black-haired (黒毛 'kuroge') breed, of which there are many sub-breeds including all the most famous types of wagyu (Kobe, Matsuzaka, etc.)
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!
If you'd like to know which items are popular at Starbucks Japan, please check out this article! It contains the standard and special frappuccino drink items in English! Frappuccinos in Japan are quite bold and interesting! Plenty of pictures included!
While in Japan, you probably want to try the best that Japan has to offer terms of sushi. Here are the best 15 high-end sushi restaurants you need to splurge on at least once in your life to have a memorable and delectable sushi experience!
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!
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!
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.
Chiffon cakes are super fluffy and soft cakes that make for a great dessert to serve when you have guests over. It is simple to make and delicious to eat. Have you ever dreamt of biting into a matcha cloud? This is as good as it gets!
Here's the list of the top 10 dishes you need to try when you're travelling in Japan. Sushi being an obvious one, but there are so many other delicious dishes you need to taste while you're here.
Alien eggs Japanese street food! Have you heard or seen this super strange food? Well, you'll definitely want to click on this link because it's even stranger than you think!
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!
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.
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.
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.
A vegetarian's favorite, oshinko is healthy and yummy!