The Japanese word 'harumaki' （春巻き）translates to 'spring roll' in English, and refers to those deep-fried, crispy rolls filled with various vegetables and meat. But are spring rolls Japanese? And how are they different from egg rolls? Read on to find out more. Scroll to the end for a recipe/
If you're a cat lover, you should definitely visit a cat cafe in Tokyo. You can enjoy delicious drinks while playing with heart-meltingly adorable cats. Here are 5 popular cafes you should try in Tokyo!
Royce is the brand of high-quality chocolate that is the most renowned in Japan. Find out what makes it the best chocolate in Japan and what flavours to try! Be sure to bring some back for your family and friends back home too!
A vegetarian's favorite, oshinko is healthy and yummy!
Do you know what Teishoku is? It may be a term that you want to be familiar with before making a visit to Japan. This article will help you learn about the Japanese Teishoku culture and find out where you can eat them.
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.
Gyukatsu MOTOMURA is a restaurant specializing in the new star of the Japanese food culture: the gyukatsu! Read on to learn more about this fantastic dish and about Gyukatsu MOTOMURA, the restaurant that's in large part responsible for creating the buzz!
You've probably heard of cat cafes if you live in Tokyo but have you heard of dog cafes? They do exist although there are not as common. Here are a few places you might want to check out if you're a dog lover!
Japanese curry, unlike Indian or Thai curry, is very mild and has some starch in it to make it less runny. Japanese people enjoy eating it since childhood, and you hardly hear someone saying that they dislike curry. There are many places that you can try different kinds of Japanese curry in Tokyo, so enjoy the great variation of curry that Tokyo has to offer!
Japanese sweets are always one of the most popular genres of food among people visiting from outside of Japan. This article is a guide to the many kinds of Japanese desserts! Enjoy this list of Japanese desserts.
Think Taco Bell is same around the world? Think again! Taco Bell in Tokyo, Japan has a few little easter eggs just waiting to be discovered! Check out what kinds of things you can order at Taco Bell Japan!
Torikizoku is a casual Yakitori (grilled chicken on skewers) chain that has locations all over Japan. Everything they serve is 298 yen! If you're a gourmet on a budget, this restaurant is a must-try.
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 is everything you need to know about Japanese black soybean tea, from its many health benefits, to where to buy it, and where to actually try it in Japan!
Never heard of "mekabu"? If you haven't, you're certainly not alone! In Japan, it's commonly eaten for its nice texture, taste, and nutritional benefits. Outside of Japan it's still relatively unknown. This article will give you information on the mekabu seaweed, how it's eaten, and its nutritional properties.
LeTAO is a very popular company producing a cakes and desserts in Otaru, Hokkaido. They are best known for the cheesecake called "Double Fromage" that attracts many people.
You can easily find "family restaurants" anywhere in Japan. They are popular with all groups of people because of their wide variety of menu, reasonable prices, and quick and great service. Here is a list of best family restaurant chains you need to try!
"Karashi" is a traditional Japanese condiment which will add some spiciness to your daily dishes. Karashi is very spicy, compared to the western mustard which is usually not that much spicy with the mixture of vinegar and other ingredients. This post will not only introduce the Karashi mustard itself but also post some dishes which go perfectly well with karashi!
Umeshu translates to plum wine. It is a very enjoyable drink which you can easily make on your own! Umeshu also has many health benefits, which gives you another reason to try it!
Japanese ume plums, which are actually apricot, are an important ingredient in Japanese cuisine. Here's a list of ways you can try ume plums and some recipes too!