What is tofu and what are the different types of tofu used in Japanese cuisine? We’ll explain what they are and how to use them, as well as how tofu is made.
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.
This spiced Japanese New Year sake, known as toso, has a history of more than 1,000 years. Here’s what it is, how to prepare it and how to drink it.
The interesting history of Japanese fruit sandwiches, how they’ve evolved over the years, and where to get the best fruit sando in Tokyo.
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.
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?