- Quite sure I'm a Ramen freak. Almost up to 200ramens in 2017. Not only ramens but also love to eat around and drink around.
Fruit picking is a common activity in Japan, as there are many seasonal fruits in Japan. As winter is approaching, so is strawberry picking season. This post will explain the activity itself and also post a place near Tokyo where you can pick strawberries.
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!
Wagashi, a traditional Japanese sweet can be said as a representative of all Japanese sweets. The main ingredients of wagashi are mochi and anko in various colors. This post will introduce you the varieties of wagashi andat the last will also post the easiest recipe of anko you can try on your own.
Just like the Mt.Fuji represents Japan, Fuji apples is the apple which represents all Japanese apples, even all Japanese fruits. Fuji apples are mainly produced in Aomori prefecture, the northern edge of Honshu region. Let's see what makes so special about Fuji apples.
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!
Have you ever tried soy sauce eggs? They're super easy to make and also delicious. This will be the simplest recipe you can add to your Japanese recipes list.
Tired of eating your salmon simply grilled? If so, how about using some soy sauce to add a Japanese taste to your salmon? Check out the post for a great tasting salmon recipe!
How much do you know about miso? Perhaps you know it's an ingredient you need when making a miso soup, but do you know what miso really is and how much it is beneficial to your health? If not, go through this post to get answers to your questions.
Dashi is a fundamental ingredient you cannot go without when making any Japanese dishes. Dashi is basically a soup full of umami flavor. You boil typical ingredients such as kombu seaweed, dried sardines, katsuobushi flakes and other things to make it. Here's everything you want to know about dashi.
Shoyu, aka soy sauce, is nowadays an ingredient used globally not only in Japan. Maybe you might have your own bottle of soy sauce in your kitchen. But do you really know what you're using? Are you fully making use of them? Well, here are all the answers below.