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No More Spillage and Wastage: Powdered Soy Sauce is the Way to Go!

There are a variety of condiments in Japan that we can choose from that will match each and every individual’s personal taste. Wherever you are in the world, some foods have certain condiments accompanied with it to bring out the best flavor. Japan uses a variety of these condiments too, with some originating in Japan,…

Be Adventurous and Try These 3 Very Japanese Dishes Made with Squid!

Japan, despite being a relatively small country, is abundant with marine resources. Seafood plays a large role in the Japanese diet, and it is a common staple dish both at home and at different food establishments. Squid is one common seafood ingredient in Japan, with a variety of ways it can be served. Not everyone…

A Beach Adventure at Miurakaigan and Fresh Maguro at Misaki Port

Just a large stone’s throw away from Tokyo, Miurakaigan 三浦海岸 which literally means “three channel/bay shore” is one of the cleaner and quieter beaches that we have visited. It is slightly further down the peninsula than the Enoshima and Zushi stretch, but is still very accessible by train. It costs about ¥1000 and 1.5 hours…

19 Kyoto Sushi Restaurants You Must Visit!

Sushi is one of the most iconic Japanese foods known throughout the world. However, when you go to Japan you may discover that even though local sushi are a lot better than those served back home, their quality varies greatly. Here are the top 19 sushi restaurants that serve nothing but the very best food…

How Well Do You Know Japanese Types of Prawns?

Prawns, or shrimps, are a very popular seafood all over the world, including Japan. The variety is amazing and most delicious ones are rather expensive. Let’s have a look at the various popular kinds of Japanese shrimps. Botan Ebi View this post on Instagram A post shared by SeaTable (@seatable.0419) on Jul 4, 2019 at…

Sashimi: The Kinds You Don’t Hear About Outside of Japan

When you think of sashimi, you probably picture neatly-sliced, bite-sized pieces of deep-red raw tuna, pink salmon, or even white sea bream. These are indeed among the most popular types of raw food served in Japan, and in the Japanese restaurants all over the world. But there are dozens of other delicious foods served raw…

Japanese Fugu: From a Toxic Fish to an Exquise Delicacy

Want to take the risk of eating the Japanese fugu? This is one of the Top 10 Most Risky Meals to have. Fugu is a Japanese word for pufferfish. A fugu contains tetrodotoxin which makes it literally poisonous! How are Fugu Prepared? Because of the risks involved in eating fugu, strict rules have been implemented…

3 Easy Recipes of Japanese Food

Do you like Japanese foods? I think if you like it, it is a good idea to practice cooking your favorite dishes by yourself. Basic Japanese foods are known to be easy to make. You don’t need a lot of time and complicated preparation rules. Unlike Indian, Southeast Asian and other countries’ foods, Japanese foods…

8 Aspects of Japanese Culinary Traditions

Many visitors think that Japanese food are hard to eat or not enough varied, since all they know about is sushi and sashimi. However, Japan is a heaven for food gourmet around the world, where you can find an infinite choice of foods. And Japan is where you can enjoy a good cuisine going from…

What is Sakuraniku Meat?

When you hear the word “Sakuraniku”, you must be thinking of some flowers right? No, it has nothing to do with the Sakura blossoms. Actually “Sakuraniku” is Horse meat. Because of the color of the meat, it is named like that. “Niku” means meat in Japanese. This might sound a bit harsh to some readers,…