How many types of edible seaweed can you name? Here are the most common Japanese seaweed types, how to prepare them and how they’re eaten.
Here you’ll find posts about food and drink products in Japan – from guides on traditional food and drinks through to the latest conbini finds.
Most people know the term wagyu, but what is it exactly? We’ll share the wagyu grades and what they mean, and why A5 wagyu is the best Japanese beef there is.
Have you ever noticed how the clouds in miso soup seem to move about the bowl all on their own? We discover the science behind what makes miso soup move.
Ramen is a well-known noodle dish, but what is ramen exactly? Learn about the different types of ramen, Japan’s ramen culture and how to order ramen in Japan.
For sweet tooths wanting to indulge while maintaining a more or less healthy diet, is it better to choose traditional Japanese sweets over Western-style ones?
Think you’ve eaten wasabi before? Chances are you probably haven’t, even if you’ve visited Japan or eat Japanese food on the regular.
What are the seven ingredients in shichimi togarashi? And how did this spicy condiment end up in just about every Japanese noodle restaurant?
You may know craft beer but have you heard of craft cola? The Japanese craft cola scene is booming! Here are some of the unique colas you need to try.
Chuhai is a common Japanese alcoholic beverage but what exactly is it and why does the alcohol content differ depending on what flavor you choose?
Want to try shochu but not sure what to do with it? In this guide, we’ll explain exactly what it is, how to drink it and the foods to pair it with.