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Going on a trip to Tokyo, or basically, to any place in Japan, wouldn’t be complete without trying out some of the best, exquisite dishes the area has to offer. From the widely popular sushi (寿司) and ramen (ラーメン) to Japan’s unique variation in tea, coffee, and chocolates, having...

The district of Ginza (銀座) started as a center for minting silver coins during the Edo period (江戸時代) and is named after the word "gin (銀)," which means "silver" in Japanese. After the Great Kanto earthquake (関東大震災) of 1923, Ginza was modernized and became the nation’s most glamorous avenue...

I personally think that chiffon cakes are a staple baking recipe to have in one's arsenal for baking. However, it’s actually pretty difficult to get these cakes to be fluffy and moist. Chiffon cake is my all-time favorite kind of cake because you can prepare them in any way...

At the mention of strawberries eaten in Japan, most people will probably have the impression that this is a fruit typically harvested in spring between March and May. Do you know that these strawberries available in spring are usually grown using natural methods? In order to cope with the...

Chocolate Design Company's VANILLABEANS opened in the year 2000 as an online shop on Rakuten (楽天). But as their delicious chocolates received the Rakuten Shop of the Year award three years in a row from 2010, they decided to create an actual shop in Yokohama (横浜). The flagship shop...

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department...

Who doesn’t like sweets? Even people who are following strict diet plans by pledging to consume minimal sweets sometimes fall weak before a hoard of delectable sweet delights. There are just times when we crave for sweets. And once again, Japan gives us one of its over-the-top services catering to...

Summer (or any warm day) in Japan is never complete without ice cream. It is not just any ordinary cold dessert that people are in love with. Japanese people have an infatuation for soft serve ice creams, better known and called as soft cream or "sofuto kuriimu" in Japanese....

When you give food souvenirs in Japan, you don't only consider the taste, but you also have to think of their beautiful presentations. Because of this, it becomes an easy thing for people to choose wagashi (和菓子 - Japanese confections) as they are lovely to look at. If you're...

I personally believe that mint is the perfect ingredient to enjoy during the summer season. It has the power to get people through the intense summer heat here in Japan. Not only do they taste delicious, but mint sweets are also aesthetically pleasing with their pastel blue or green...

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