Do people in Japan celebrate lunar new year?

Do people in Japan celebrate lunar new year?

February 12, 2018

Lunar new year is known as Chinese new year, and it is normally celebrated around late January to sometime in...

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Why is Japanese food considered healthy?  Ichiju-sansai

Why is Japanese food considered healthy? Ichiju-sansai

January 08, 2018

"Washoku" traditional Japanese food is added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage list by the United Nation's...

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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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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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12 Essential Japanese Food Ingredients For Chefs

12 Essential Japanese Food Ingredients For Chefs

November 29, 2016

So you want to cook Japanese food? Well a cook is only as good as their ingredients,..

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6 Ways to Add a Hint of Japan to Your Christmas!

6 Ways to Add a Hint of Japan to Your Christmas!

November 25, 2016

Do you love Japanese culture and food so much that you'd like to incorporate a...

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5 Japanese Recipes You Need to Master

5 Japanese Recipes You Need to Master

October 11, 2016

Some say you can't call yourself British unless you've mastered cheese on toast and a good fry-up, but Japanese food is a little more complicated than that. Jap...

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8 Japanese Christmas Gifts They'll Love

8 Japanese Christmas Gifts They'll Love

October 04, 2016

Christmas is coming, some see it as a joy... for others, it's an occasion of forced grins as they unwrap another pair of socks...

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Learn Japanese Through Cooking!

Learn Japanese Through Cooking!

September 26, 2016

To celebrate the European day of Languages this week we thought we'd treat you to a quick Japanese lesson. The European day of languages means that all countrie...

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5 Best Japanese Culture Vloggers to Follow on Youtube

5 Best Japanese Culture Vloggers to Follow on Youtube

September 22, 2016

he crew at Sushi Sushi HQ, as you can imagine, have been interested in Japanese culture for a really long time! However, in...

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