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Visit the Japanese Museum Dedicated Solely to Pears!

The Chugoku region of Japan, especially the San’in area, is one of the most beautiful and interesting places in Japan with curious landscapes and several nice cities. San’in is a vast region with an area of 11,680 sq. km comprising the Tottori and Shimane prefectures which are famous for agriculture and commerce. Due to its…

Savour Sanuki Udon, the Soul Food of Kagawa Prefecture!

At the mention of Kagawa Prefecture which is the smallest prefecture in Japan in terms of land area, what comes to your mind first? Tourist hot spots such as the giant sand painting Zenigata Sunae or Marugame Castle? Natural sights such as Angel Road at Shodoshima which is said to bless couples who walk on…

Experience All that Tottori Has to Offer Through the Power of Pink!

Whenever Tottori Prefecture is mentioned, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? According to the results of a survey conducted by the Tottori Prefectural Government on people living outside the prefecture, as many as 70 percent of the respondents cited the Tottori Sand Dunes as being most representative of Tottori. Correspondingly, when…

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,…

5 Fantastic Places to Visit in Kanazawa’s Charming Suburbs

Kanazawa has a lot of places to visit. It has all kinds of monuments, museums, sightseeing spots and so on in and around the center of the city. However, in the suburbs, there are also plenty of nice places to see. Listed below are five awesome places you can visit in the suburbs of Kanazawa.…

Know Your Japanese Condiments!

Food in Japan is said to be some of the best. The food here comes in all forms and is prepared and cooked in many ways. But for those of you who are not native to the land of the rising sun, how familiar are you with your Japanese condiments? Japanese condiments are used in…

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…

Shoyu: The Various Types Of Japanese Soy Sauces

People, from long time ago, have always been searching for different ways of preserving foods. One thing they discovered was the use of salt, which was not only good for preservation but for enhancing flavour as well. The ultimate rich liquid seasoning which was used in place of salt to add flavor to food was…