FOOD

On a Diet? Try these 3 Healthy Japanese Desserts!

Eating sweets can make you feel guilty. However, you don’t necessarily have to feel so guilty when you’re craving for something sweet. There is a wide range of desserts that you can find in Japan that’s not so high in calories and can be a healthier alternative. In Japan, you can get not only traditional…

Do You Know About This Underrated Japanese Drink?

It is no secret that the Japanese love to drink. With a strong economy based around importing and exporting to other countries, as well as having a historical alcohol tradition of its own, You can find all kinds of delicious and exciting drinks in Japan. Beer, nihonshu (rice wine) and umeshu (plum wine) are just…

Watch Out for the New Sake Kit Kat in Japan!

Japan’s plum varieties are coveted around the world. They are found in a variety of food products in Japanese culture, and are even distilled into liquors such as wine. Have you ever thought of having a plum-tasting candy? Nestlé in Japan did just that and has recently created new lines of Kit Kat chocolate to…

Have You Tried This Delicious Combination of Mochi and Chocolate in Japan?

When it comes to Japanese delicacies, the rice variety “mochi” easily takes one of the top places. Imagine sweet and sticky rice cake combined with rich and delicious chocolate, and there you have the world’s best “rice chocolate,” namely the “Mochi Mochi Chocola” released a few years back by BOURBON in Japan. Mochi Varieties jp.fotolia.com/…

Help Support Kumamoto With This New Unique Flavor of Kit Kat in Japan!

Through the relentless effort of various communities and institutions, Kumamoto, Japan continues to recover from the devastation it has suffered brought by the earthquake that struck the region in 2016. Nestlé lets us lend a helping hand to these efforts by creating Kit Kat flavors specifically for Kumamoto! Kumamoto Tea Kit Kat On the same…

How Many of These 10 Delicious Japanese Bread and Sandwiches Have You Tried?

Japan is one of the top destinations in Asia that travelers and tourists from around the world love to visit. With its colorful festivals, traditions, historical places, beautiful scenery, and delicious food, who wouldn’t want to visit Japan? And speaking of food, well, Japan is one of the countries in the world that is very…

All About Sushi, the Most Famous Japanese Food!

Sushi is the first name that strikes us when Japanese cuisine is mentioned. Sushi is perhaps the best known Japanese food dish to the outside world. It is a recipe that consists of rice and fish with a flavor of vinegar. However, there are many variations of Sushi that are lesser known by people outside…

How Many of These 10 Popular and Tasty Japanese “Yaki” Dishes Have You Tried?

We often encounter the word “yaki (焼き)” when eating at Japanese restaurants. This word means baked, broiled, fried, grilled, or roasted, and most Japanese foods that have “yaki” in their names are cooked using these methods. Check out these 10 popular Japanese “yaki” dishes! 1. Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) jp.fotolia.com/ One popular “yaki” dish that originated in…

5 Interesting Facts about Yakult, the Popular Japanese Yogurt Drink!

Yakult is a well-known name in Japanese households; it is a yogurt based drink obtained by adding specific probiotics to skimmed milk. It is also a very yummy digestive aid that people from all walks of life love. You can easily find them in any convenient store in Japan and they come in palm-sized bottles.…