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Konnyaku: A Healthy, Low-Calorie Treat

The konnyaku (konjac) plant is also known as the Devil’s Tongue plant. Konnyaku is made from the core of this plant. Even though it is barely eaten in the West, it has been eaten for about 1500 years in Japan. Not too surprising, as it is proven to be beneficial to your health and although…

Oden ー The Quintessential Japanese Autumn Dish!

There are many types of autumn foods to try in Japan ranging from fish and meat to fresh veggies, but one of the most tantalising and popular dishes is definitely ‘oden’. A variety of simmered and boiled foods, oden is available everywhere from convenience stores to restaurants or even instant options from the supermarket. If…

Oden, the best Japanese winter dish!

Winter in Japan is a very beautiful season. The white color of the snow that covers the city is beautiful, and not to forget, the weather during that time is really cold. During this season, it is best to eat something hot or warm that can make you feel better in this cold. There is…

Tips; How to make oden tastier

Do you know Oden? Oden is one of Japanese foods especially for winter. Oden has many foods inside of soup which is made from “Dashi” ( Dashi is Japanese traditional taste soup whi are taken from fish, and ip the taste can be different depending on which fish you use) such as daikons, rice cakes,…

Do you know the surprising vending machine !?

Did you know that there are vending machines a bit everywhere in Japan and especially in Tokyo? Well if you didn’t you won’t miss them when you arrive there! If you have no clue of what a vending machine is, it is simply a convenience machine that provides a large range of products. In western…