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.
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.)
Thanks to the Legend of the Guardians movie, there is a growing interest in owls. What fascinating and beautiful creatures they are indeed. If you would like to interact with one in real life, you should definitely check out one of these seven amazing owl cafes in Tokyo, Japan.
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.
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.
Osaka is the birthplace of takoyaki, otherwise known as octopus balls. There are hundreds of takoyaki restaurants that you can try. Just to make your options a little easier, here's the list of the very best takoyaki joints in Osaka!
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 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!
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!
Japanese curry is one of the best comfort dishes you can possibly imagine. Unfortunately, the powder mix to make it is not always available if you live outside of Japan. So here is a recipe for it that uses spices you are probably familiar with! I've also included a basic recipe for you to make the curry. Japanese curry made from scratch with no additives and MSGs.
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!
Many of you might already know Japan is famous for its quality beef, such as "Kobe beef", "Matsuzaka beef" to name a few. However, not just only the common meat cuts but also "horumon", or the innards, are very popular and often eaten in Japan. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the amazing world of horumons!
You think you know mushrooms until you come to Japan! There are so many varieties and even more ways to enjoy them. Let's find out what are the health benefits of eating mushrooms and how they can be prepared!
Chef Motokichi Yukimura has elevated the omelette-rice dish of Japan - called omurice - to a virtual work of art! His restaurant Kichi Kichi in Kyoto makes his signature dish See it right before your eyes. See the fluffy omelette burst beautifully over the rice under Motokichi's precision cut!
Kyubey is one of the most well-known sushi restaurants in Tokyo. While you're visiting the city, you want to try the best sushi you can, right? This is definitely a great option, and a meal here shouldn't disappoint. Read on to find out more about the restaurant and reservations.
"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!
There are so many ways to enjoy Japanese festivals, they are so animated and fun because of all the festival games and booths available. You don't have to be a kid to try them all! Now you'll know how to enjoy some traditional Japanese games.
You definitely should try this amazing Japanese dish at home! Omurice, basically fried rice wrapped in an omelet, is one of Japan's favorite and is served at many restaurants. You can easily make it with simple ingredients at home.
Japan has quite a few popular chocolate brands that are very tasty. Luckily, many are also halal! Here is a brief list of some of the most popular products that are okay for Muslims to eat!
Shinjuku is a district in central Tokyo that does not sleep. There are countless bars and drinking spots open until the wee hours of the next day. If you have no idea where you should go to drink, here are some recommendations that will make your night journey into Shinjuku exciting!