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Discover Japan`s Strange Vegetables – Slimy, Bitter, Unique, Tasty…

When I order a meal in Japan, I am often surprised by a type of vegetable that is unfamiliar to my Western palate. Sometimes it’s a horrible surprise, but sometimes it can be surprisingly tasty! So what are these strange vegetables – what do they look like and how do they taste? Here is my…

Would you dare to eat these weird Japanese foods?

When it comes to food, Japan always scores high – both in refined dishes and tasty street foods and the so-called B-Gourmet. From the ancestral sushi to the all-popular ramen, Japan is a foodie paradise. However, hidden in the dark, there are some foods, each stranger than each other, that you have probably never experienced.…

Up for a Challenge? Try These 5 Strange Japanese Foods!

When visiting Japan, you might be surprised to see the types of food that Japanese people eat. There is a high chance that you will find some things that you have never tasted before. If you ever come across any of these, don’t be afraid to try them; they might taste better than you think.…

These 3 Healthy Japanese Dishes Will Fill You Up Without the Unwanted Calories

Whatever body shape and size you have, it is very important to have a proper diet. Japan is probably one of the best places to find healthy food as most Japanese people are conscious about their health. Food portion sizes at restaurants in Japan are relatively smaller than overseas. They also have special eating habits…

Top 10 Best Japanese Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried Yet

Japanese food is world famous. It is commonly accepted that Japan has one of the world’s great food cultures, on par with the likes of Italy and France. You can go to most any place in the world and find sushi, Kobe beef, and many other Japanese delicacies. But there are many other great Japanese…
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3 Slimy Japanese Foods – Tasty and Good For Your Health!

Japanese people love their slimy foods. It is believed that they are exceptionally healthy for your digestive system. In particular, the slimy goodies adhere to all the garbage in your tummy and intestines and clear it all out smoothly. Try some of the foods below if you have the chance! Natto A lot of foreign…

Kick-Start Your Day with Breakfast the Traditional Japanese Way!

Breakfast, the meal of champions! What you eat for your first meal sets the tone for the rest of the day. Cereal is great and all and so is yogurt. If you really want to live Nippon style, go for a traditional Japanese-style breakfast. Traditional Japanese breakfast includes a few essential elements: White Sticky Rice…

Freaking Out Japanese, and Still being Polite

At first, the idea of Japan and its people is always a bit mysterious, adventurous and many things might seem strange to foreigners. Starting with the language, the customs, the fashion at times… not to mention culture, gestures, smells, sounds, feelings, pretty much everything seems different. On the other hand, judging from the perspective of…

Top 7 Weird Japanese Foods to Try/Avoid!

Visitors to Japan often have a short list of delicious foods they want to check out on arrival – but what about those oh-so-local foods that might not make it onto the hit list? Japan is famous for sushi and sashimi, but let’s take a look at some of the lesser known delicacies that you…

5 Japanese dishes that will make you cringe

There are a lot of, a lot of delicious food in Japan that I know everyone in the world likes. But don’t you forget “the dark side”! I guess many Japanese people, of course including me, like these 5 GREAT foods that I’m about to introduce to you, but I also guess that people from…