kitchen

Looking for a Place in Tokyo? Here Are 3 Hotels With Kitchenettes

Japan is definitely a great place to visit. If you are planning to stay in the country for an extended period of time, you have to be decisive in choosing the perfect place to stay at. There are so many accommodations which can be found throughout the capital city of Tokyo. However, if you’re looking…

Mamezara: Tiny Plates with Endless Possiblities

Mamezara are a bit like the bonsai of plates. Miniature bonsai trees are grown in small pots, and mamezara are tiny plates that hold small servings of food or condiments. Although these tiny dishes were originally meant to said hold food or condiments, people are now beginning to find several uses for these miniature works…

Why Are the Orders Pouring In for This Made in Japan Pot?

There is a new interesting take on home shopping nowadays in that small, virtual Japanese companies are making a huge profit with kitchenware. Small firms like Aichi Dobby Ltd. offer a wide range of kitchenware products and one of the hottest items in their kitchenware lineup is the Vermicular cast-iron pot. So what is so…

Buy and Learn About Beautiful Handmade Cutlery at Kamata Hakensha

Are you looking to expand your collection of kitchen supplies? Or perhaps you have a chef friend or relative in need of a beautiful and useful gift. Why not buy something that will last a lifetime such as a knife from Kamata Hakensha? The shop consists of more than 800 types of beautifully hand-made knives.…

8 Weird But Useful Kitchen Goods from the 100 Yen Shop

Everyone knows that Japan is full of weird and wonderful paraphernalia, from souvenirs to animation goods. But, you can find the majority of all sorts of wonder at the 100 Yen shop. With three of the big players being Daiso, Seria, and CanDo, you are sure to find one close to you, or on your…

5 Essential Utensils for Cooking Japanese Food

So you moved to a new land, got yourself a swanky pad, and are going to get to cooking some delicious grub of the land of the rising sun. You may need to stock your kitchen up on the essential ingredients, but you also need some utensils and kitchen goods! Get your Japanese kitchen up…

3 Fantastic Japanese Cleaning Products

Cleaning products can be confusing. Different countries have different packages, different shaped bottles, and different color codes for everything. To keep your Japanese home spick and span, try a few of the products below. After all, no one likes to come home to a pig pen! plus.google.com/ 1. Bleach kenko.com/ In the United States, the…

How to Fix That Kabi Problem

Time runs fast and so do the seasons! The cold breeze starts kicking in, you feel the air getting cooler, dripping rain here and there and at the same time you notice that there are little spots growing in some parts of your house! What are these spots you ask? It’s kabi! What is kabi?…

3 Things That Are Different in Japanese Apartments

As with any country, apartments in Japan vary in style, size and age. But, there are some things that almost all Japanese apartments will have! Whether you are living in a traditional Japanese-style apartment, or a more modern western style, some things stay the same! Some are good, and some are not so good, especially…
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