Japan’s Favorite Summer Fruit Gets a New Twist With These Popular Dango!

With the summer here in Japan officially making our days a little sweatier thanks to the undeniable mix of humidity and heat, nothing beats a good refresher to cool down even if it’s for just a bit. texas-tiger.net/ But there’s one thing that is never missed during the summer season here in Japan which is…

Try These 3 ’Wafu’ Pasta Dishes and Taste Japan’s Take on Italian Cuisine

Pasta is loved by people worldwide including the Japanese. While we are familiar with certain styles of pasta such as aglio olio and Bolognese, Japanese has created many of their very own versions of pasta dishes. The general term for these Japanese renditions of foreign food is known as wafu (和風) or Japanese style. Therefore,…

Experience the True Meaning of Omotenashi By Staying in a Minshuku

With Japan becoming more popular all over the world as a tourist destination, the accommodation of many tourists flocking into the country has become one of the major concerns. As tourism continues to grow, reports of high occupancy rates in major cities such as Tokyo (83.6%) and Osaka (90.4%) as of January 2016 hamper visitors…

4 Reasons You Need to Incorporate Wasabi Into Your Diet

Many people hate wasabi because of the burning sensation that it leaves on the tongue. Add to that the sharp, stinging pain that makes you tear up when you eat more than what you should and it’s no wonder there are people who dislike this condiment. Inside a sushi bar, you can easily recognize a…

Who Knew Japan Loved Fried Food This Much?

I’m a new writer to this site, but after living in Japan for 4 and a half years, I thought I’d like to share my experiences through the eyes of a third generation nikkei (Japanese descent but born and raised in the western world). I was born and virtually lived my whole life in Canada.…

Can These Japanese Potato Chips Replace Your Breakfast?

I’m sure many of you have heard of the numerous kinds of potato chip flavors exist in Japan. Potato chip flavors here can range from simple and tasty like the classic ‘Nori Shio’ (seaweed salt) to the weirdest ones like ‘Ika no Shiokara’ (squid shiokara) you could never have imagined possible. shin-shouhin.com/ One well known…

Family Mart Encourages You to Grow Your Own Salad With These Convenient Kits!

With the rising number of body conscious individuals present in this generation, many people are trying harder to eat more greens. The easiest and perhaps the tastiest way of eating vegetables comes in the form of salads and a variety of shops serving them have been popping up here and there in Japan. spotlight-media.jp/ Our…

Indulge in the Sweet Charm of Japanese Melons from Ibaraki!

With the arrival of summer comes a wide array of in-season fruits which you can taste while in Japan. This is said to be the best season to have a fruit feast since there are so many varieties for you to choose from. Japanese melons are very expensive fruits whereby I always gasp at their…
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