Foods & Drinks

taiyaki
2015.02.03
Hurry before they’re gone! The crispy skin and hot stewed adzuki bean jam is the specialty of “Nezu no Taiyaki”
How about dropping by on your way to the Yanaka Ginza shopping district? “Nezu no Taiyak
himokawa
2015.01.26
”Himokawa Udon” is a kind of foldable noodle like a cloth, a local noodle dish from Gunma
“Is this noodle!?” When I first saw this noodle, I was so surprised even I have been in Japan f
kakinohazushi
2015.01.24
What is the ancestor’s wisdom of “Kakinoha-zushi” , the cuisine traditionally inherited in Nara.
Opening the package is fun! What is “Kakinoha-zushi”, a local dish in Nara? “Kakinoha-zushi”(or
annkounabe
2015.01.20
Let's enjoy ”anglerfish”, a high-grade deep-sea fish that is all edible and is now in season!
It looks grotesque! But how does it taste...? Japan has been cold lately, and the recommended d
kagamimochi
2015.01.07
What is a Kagami mochi decoration? A Japanese New Year tradition
During the end of the year and New Year’s holidays, you’ll see two donut-shaped objects with an oran
nanakusgayu
2015.01.05
The Japanese New Year’s dish, “Nanakusagayu.”
Is this dish too simple for New Year’s festivities? “Nanakusagayu,” a dish from the Edo period.
Osechi dish
2014.12.31
Osechi boxes for the New Year’s holidays, a Japanese food tradition.
Traditional dishes for the Japanese New Year’s holiday are Osechi boxes with a variety of lucky food
isejingu
2014.12.26
Ise-jingu Shrine's fire-broiled "New Year's rice cake" gives you a fortune?
A fire is made on New Year’s Eve On December 31st at 8:00 P.M. bonfires are made in the inner a
toshikoshisoba
2014.12.19
Eating “Toshikoshi Soba Noodles” on December 31st will give you good fortune?
New years Eve (Omisoka) has arrived! In Japan we call the last day of the year, December 31st,
Oysters
2014.11.29
How to enjoy delicious “Oysters” in Mie Prefecture!
Do you want to eat your fill of Oysters? Then, let’s go to Toba-city in Mie Pref. In Uramura, T
2014.11.21
“Dried persimmons,” delicious dry fruits typical of the Japanese fall
Persimmons are a gift from the heavens that can be used in many ways What kind of dried fruits
2014.11.18
“For people who think Japanese food is just sushi and ramen”
The relationship between rice and Japanese cuisine
 I recently attended a reception event calle
2014.11.13
“Oden,” representative dish of the kind of foods that we want to eat when it is cold
Oden is the staple dish of the cold winter Autumn is now getting deeper in Japan, and the winte
2014.11.11
“Hakata ramen,” the first step to becoming a ramen connoisseur
If you are having "Hakata ramen," you have got to master all about the hardness of the noodles and
2014.11.10
In search of the history of “Toruko(Turkish) rice”, a Western dish that took hold together with Western culture.
“Toruko rice”, born in Nagasaki, the window to Western culture in Japan. Nagasaki, widely known