rice ball (onigiri)

Check Out These 5 Cool and Unique Japanese LAWSON Products That You Should Try!

LAWSON is a famous retail chain company that first originated in the United States and later moved completely with its headquarters to Shinagawa, Japan. It is owned by Mitsubishi and it operates thousands of convenience stores all across Japan. LAWSON has become a well-known Japanese brand that competes with 7-Eleven and other convenience stores by…

4 Types of Rice Balls that Won’t Scare Off First-Timers

Rice balls can be like a tastebud explosion, in a good or a bad way. Here are some more usual, or more first-time-traveler-friendly options for you to try. These are all free of overly strong flavours, or wacky ingredients. Check them out, if you have a chance! 1. Plain Rice Balls brighton292.rssing.com/ How can you…

Japanese Rice Balls (Onigiri): What’s Inside?

Who doesn’t love a quick snack that is healthy and full of nutrition? Japanese rice balls are great, convenient and quick, pre-wrapped, and easy to eat. No utensils required. Before you chow down on an unknown filling, get to know your rice balls (onigiri)! seiei-ol.com/ The insides are a mystery. Some stores are kind enough…

Let’s make Onigiri: The Perfect Japanese Rice Ball

If you’re in Japan, try purchasing a bento. A common sighting inside it is the “onigiri.” The word onigiri means “musubi” in Japanese, meaning “holdable rice.” Onigiri is not a form of sushi. This is a very common misconception. It is made of plain rice (sometimes lightly salted) while sushi is made with rice and…

Can you open ’the Convenience of Rice Balls’ properly?

Japanese version of a sandwich? Welcome to the world of onigiri, the traditional Japanese version of a sandwich. It’s, of course, made by rolling rice up into an extremely portable, hand-held meal. livedoor.blogimg.jp/ Onigiri is usually shaped into a triangle, but they can also be found disc-shaped, square-shaped, and spherical. Some creative Japanese parents might…

My weird experience: Onigiri and Mom’s Bicycle

Seaside battle over onigiri Author’s photo On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in early May, I flew to the beach in Zushi, which is the popular destination for city surfers and yacht enthusiasts living and working in central Tokyo. It was a warm windy day, and people were enjoying the sunshine on the beach or in…

5 Japanese Things You will Crave Even Back Home!

If you are a frequent visitor to Japan, you are lucky to enjoy Japanese benefits on a more regular basis. Those, who do not come that often, can only dream of the always available, only-in-Japan products and services. From my own experience, here is a top 5 of what you are beyond any doubts wishing…

10 things you will miss about Japan

Some people I talked to said that they miss Japan very much after coming back from their holiday, even if only spent a few days in Japan. People who ever lived in Japan for some period of time must also be missing Japan desperately. Yes, Japan is a place that people always miss after they…

Onigiri: Sushi’s poor brother?

Same same but different noobcook.com Onigiri are to Japanese people as what pasta are to Italian people (maybe). They are stuffed rice balls wrapped with nori (seaweed), and the very basic take-out lunch for Japanese people. They come in round, or triangular, or in elongated shapes; their fillings are traditionally salty preserved food such as…

The Healthy Japanese Fast Food – Onigiri

When one hears fast food one tends to think about the unhealthy category of food one sometimes has a weakness for. Whether hamburgers, greasy pizza or other calorie bombs, it definitely does not sound healthy. Who would have thought that Japanese answer to that is a healthy option, that keeps you full for even longer…
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