The terrifying natto part 1

You might have heard if it before: that infamous Japanese food called natto. When encountering for the first time, many get goosebumps. Honestly, the appearance is not the main reason. Some would say it has a rather strong smell to it. So what is this mysterious food that millions of Japanese people eat, not only…

5 Different stores and hypermarket I’ve been during my 1 year stay in Japan

My experienced in Japan was amazing. At first, it was a hesitant and I also felt that thing called “home-sick” dilemma. But after 4 to 5 months, I was able to coped up and started to love Japan including its food, people, places and everything. I am an extrovert type of person, friendly and outgoing.…

Do you know how many National Holidays Japan has ?

Japanese people is well known as a busy person. Everyday work and it is hard to take a break. And that is usual to work overtime. During busy days, How relaxing do they do. Spending a paid vacation and do something on Saturday and Sunday. In addition there are national holidays they spend. lakesideprimary.co.uk/ So…

9 awesome ways to enjoy Mochi!

Mochi can be considered as a traditional rice cake. This cake made of sticky rice is usually eaten around New Years. There are many way to enjoy that awesome food, here are some of our recommendation: Isobeyaki foodfile.typepad.com First of all the Mochi is fried in a pan, then we add some soy sauce and…

Have you tried the Japanese snack DAGASHI?

Have you heard of “Dagashi”? Dagashi are actually sweets but a little bit different when comparing them with the usual sweets or snacks. The purpose of Dagashi (cheap snacks) is to be able to be cheap and filling. So Dagashi is a type of really popular snack for children. hirokysound.hatenablog.com But sadly, today it is…

5 Types of Must-Try Japanese Bread!

Bread (パン、pan in Japanese) is known as a western food and some foreign bakeries have gotten into Japan and they are popular here too. But on the other hand, you can find Japanese unique breads in Japanese bakeries and in convenience stores. We will introduce 5 popular breads and recommend you to have them in…

Do You Know These Kinds of Ramen?

When visitors come to Japan, almost of them want to eat ramen. It is no exaggeration to say that Ramen is a part of new Japanese culture. Ramen history Do you know when and where Japanese ramen was born? In the Edo Period, one confucian visited Japan. His name was Zyu Zyiyu. That time, he…

Japanese Tradition: How to Welcome the New Year

People eat Toshikoshi-soba which is buckwheat noodles eaten on new year’s eve. At midnight, people in Japan go to a temple to ring the bell. In Japan, there is a custom of ringing a bell as the new year comes. After doing that, they stop by the main hall of the temple to celebrate the…

Enjoy Spring with many kind of ” Sakura “

In Japan, What is the sign to know that it will be Spring Soon? That is a Cherry blossom. And that is called “Sakura” When you visit Japan in Spring, you can see beautiful Cherry blossom in some place maybe per prefecture. When you go to a big park, you can see many people with…

Must-eat 3 Delicious Local Food at lunchrooms!

Japanese food is not only about traditional and beautifully elaborate food such as Sushi, but also there are casual and easy cooked Japanese food that people love. For example, Takoyaki, Okonomi-yaki, and Yakisoba are very popular and delicious as snack. Takoyaki r.gnavi.co.jp Takoyaki looks like a small ball which is made of mixed eggs and…
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