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How Full Can You Get With The Bakudan-Yaki − Takoyaki on Steroids?!

Some of the many things that tourists to Japan have on their to-do lists include getting to experience the different beautiful seasons of Japan, visiting the numerous sights and attractions there is to see, and of course, they do not forget to have a taste of the unlimited number of delicious Japanese food there is…

5 Must-Try Specialty Dishes When Visiting Kochi

Kochi is not only famous for its autumn festivals and scenery, but also for its delicious mouth-watering food. The unique food tradition here attracts many visitors. Kochi is famous for its ‘Sawachi cuisine’ which is a culinary tradition that dates hundreds of years back. Let’s have a look at this tradition as well as the…

5 Essential Ingredients for Japanese Cooking!

If you love Japan you probably also like the food. If you aren’t lucky enough to be living in Japan then, like me, you may wonder how to recreate some of the delicious Japanese foods at home. It can seem quite difficult knowing where to start with Japanese cooking, as it can be intricate and…

Katsuobushi – Inevitable ingredient of Japanese dishes

Katsuobushi Have you ever noticed thin wood-like shavings floating in the Japanese soups. If you have tried any Japanese soup, dashi is the main base ingredient in them, which is made from dried Bonito. The shavings that you can see in the soups are nothing but the dried fish flakes which have been a unique…