The birth of the Japanese brown sauce and its variations

The birth of the Japanese brown sauce and its variations

November 20, 2017

Soy sauce is not the only sauce that is used in Japanese cooking. If you enjoy of Japanese food, you probably...

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Japanese mushrooms - the taste of Autumn

Japanese mushrooms - the taste of Autumn

November 06, 2017

Mushroom are known as an autumn food in Japan as it the time of year that they are at their best. Restaurants...

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Rice balls are evolving due to social media

Rice balls are evolving due to social media

November 02, 2017

Rice ball is a rice formed into ball shapes, triangular, often wrapped with seaweed and they are to eat out side.

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Blow fish the worlds deadliest dinner

Blow fish the worlds deadliest dinner

October 23, 2017

Blow fish, or fugu in Japanese, is famous for being expensive and being deadly if prepared incorrectly. However, this does not stop it from being popular. It is...

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What is la-yu and how to use it?

What is la-yu and how to use it?

October 19, 2017

La-yu is chili oil that contains chopped chili pepper in sesame oil and it is often used to spice up ramen or gyoza in Japan. It is made with hot oil, spring on...

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Learn about Japanese tea

Learn about Japanese tea

October 12, 2017

There are many different types of tea from all over the world, but surprisingly most of the variants comes from the same plant – Camellia sinensis. The leaves a...

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Why Is Japanese Mayonnaise Different?

Why Is Japanese Mayonnaise Different?

September 18, 2017

Japanese mayo was the top selling product on Amazon US in 2010. When you think...

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Comida Nikkei

Comida Nikkei

September 12, 2017

Have you ever heard of Comida Nikkei? Comida Nikkei is taking the UK foodie world by storm. They are the latest gastronomic sensation to hit Europe’s culinary c...

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Ramen Theme Parks?!

Ramen Theme Parks?!

September 04, 2017

There are thousands of ramen restaurants in Japan. Ramen culture is slightly different from Hokkaido (the north) to Okinawa (a southern island of Japan). Shoyu...

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Regional Varieties of Okonomiyaki

Regional Varieties of Okonomiyaki

August 28, 2017

Okonomiyaki is so delicious and simple to make! It is known for street food from Osaka today, but there are many okonomiyaki from other areas of Japan...

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Putting an Asian Twist on the British BBQ
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Putting an Asian Twist on the British BBQ

August 09, 2017

Barbecuing never gets old, but if you’re looking for alternatives to sausages and burgers, or perhaps you’d like to make this year even more memorable, why not...

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Yakumi The Natural Condiment

Yakumi The Natural Condiment

August 07, 2017

What is Yakumi? Yakumi is a natural condiment that is used both as food seasoning and in medicine to sterilize. Some yakumi is made from vegetables, or used as...

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Natto: Everything You Need To Know

Natto: Everything You Need To Know

July 31, 2017

Natto may not leave a very good impression as its strong smell with stringy appearance,but it has been eaten in japan for hundreds of years! From the smell and...

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Equipment Needed To Make Sushi Rolls

Equipment Needed To Make Sushi Rolls

July 20, 2017

oday we are looking at the equipment and ingredients needed to make maki sushi rolls. Making maki-sushi is simple with the correct 

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How Katakuriko is Used In Japanese Cooking

How Katakuriko is Used In Japanese Cooking

July 17, 2017

Katakuriko is potato starch, and it is used in Japanese cookingmostly as thicker. It is the 

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Dashi, Shiro-Dashi, Tsuyu? - Whats The Difference?

Dashi, Shiro-Dashi, Tsuyu? - Whats The Difference?

July 13, 2017

Many different ingredients are used just as a base soup stock. The western world has ...

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Benefits and Uses of Sesame Oil

Benefits and Uses of Sesame Oil

July 04, 2017

It’s a common misconception to think that oil is only good for frying, and as a result, is bad ...

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Miso Paste: What's It All About?

Miso Paste: What's It All About?

June 30, 2017

Miso paste What's it all about? Miso paste isn’t as simple as you think and is isn’t only used to make miso soup. It’s one of the 

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