Kumquat Preserve with Kudzu Syrup Recipe

Kumquat Preserve with Kudzu Syrup Recipe

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 8th Feb 2020

I'm fond of seasonal foods. They are fresher, tastier, and more nutritious than food consumed out of season. It's early February and the kumquats grown in my hometown of Miyazaki are in high s … read more
Japanese Eating Habits and Dietary Guide

Japanese Eating Habits and Dietary Guide

Posted by Yukiko Kisaki on 16th Oct 2019

Factors Contributing to the Lowest Obesity Rate in the World Contrary to common belief, Japanese meal portions are not very small. However, instead of lots of one type of food on one plate, th … read more
Chilled Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba) Recipe

Chilled Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba) Recipe

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th Aug 2019

Serving Size: 1 portion  Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cooking Time: 10 minutes Zaru soba is Japanese chilled noodles served with a cold broth called tsuyu on a bamb … read more
Green Tea Over Rice (Ochazuke) Recipe

Green Tea Over Rice (Ochazuke) Recipe

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th Jul 2019

Ochazuke is a quick-to-prepare traditional Japanese dish made by pouring green tea over cooked rice and topping it with a sprinkle of savories. It has been around in one form or another since at lea … read more
Japanese Table Manner Tips and Useful Phrases

Japanese Table Manner Tips and Useful Phrases

Posted by Yukiko Kisaki on 10th Nov 2018

  Japanese is a culture of etiquette, with elaborate rules for table manners.The following is a brief tutorial on Japanese table manners and polite phrases, which you can practice … read more