FOOD

Do You Know What Plant This Bizarre Japanese Dessert Is Based On?

While the rest of the world is still fixated on mizu shingen mochi which is a type of dessert created by Kinseiken in 2013 that looks like a large droplet of water, Japan is now crazy over a new type of dessert. The new dessert is called kokedama ice, and judging by its appearance, we…

Sample the Distinct Local Delicacies of Lake Towada, Aomori

A visit to Lake Towada won’t be complete without a taste of one delicacy that stands out above the rest—the freshly caught sockeye salmon locally known as himemasu. However, there are also other delicacies around the area that locals also recommend with so much pride such as barayaki and soba-mochi.   Towada Shokudo: The Best…

5 Tasty Aomori Dishes To Warm You Up in the Winter!

Winter months in Japan can get quite cold and the same goes for Aomori Prefecture! But don’t worry because Aomori has some of the best food to warm you up in this cold winter season. The prefecture is a bounty place for marine resources which makes a good match for its local dishes. Read on…