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What is Dango?
Sep 23, 2022 Tags 
Dango (団子) is a traditional glutinous rice flour-based sweet in Japan. In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about this famous wagashi, traditional Japanese confectionery!
What is Japanese Kokuto: Okinawa black sugar?
Sep 20, 2022 Tags 
Is Kokuto from Okinawa (沖縄黒糖) the world's healthiest brown sugar? In this article, we take a look at how Japanese black/brown sugar is produced, and why it's healthier than your regular sugar!
What is a Bento Box?
Sep 16, 2022 Tags 
You've seen it in anime, now it's time for you to learn about it. Japanese Bento boxes are conveniently packaged portable meals usually eaten for lunch, or take out dinners.
What is Okonomiyaki?
Sep 09, 2022 Tags 
Okonomiyaki is a specialty dish from Osaka. It's made from flour, cabbage, and some toppings like pork, shrimp, or more! But did you know that there is a version made with soba noodles? More in this article!
What is Dorayaki?
Dorayaki is an emblematic treat from Japan, adored by Doraemon and many more. Dorayaki is a traditional wagashi often will with azuki bean paste! But did you know that it brings good luck?
What are Japanese Amaou Strawberries?
Sep 02, 2022 Tags 
Amaou strawberries are some of the rarest strawberries in the world. They are grown in Fukuoka prefecture and are extremely expensive. Here's why!
What is Takoyaki?
Aug 30, 2022 Tags 
Takoyaki is one of Osaka's most emblematic dishes: grilled octopus-flour balls brushed with a special takoyaki sauce, and mayonnaise. Takoyaki culture in Osaka and Japan is very important, here's why!
What should you snack on while watching anime?
Aug 23, 2022 Tags 
Onigiris, ramen, Kit Kats, senbeis: we present you the best snacks to enjoy while watching your favorite anime!
What is Nashi, Japanese Pear?
Aug 19, 2022 Tags 
Nashi is also known as a Japanese pear or East Asian Pear. But did you know that there is a pear mascot in Japan? Meet Funashi, and learn more about the delicious East Asian Pear, Nashi!
What is Onigiri?
Aug 16, 2022 Tags 
Onigiri is one of Japan's most popular dishes, a small rice ball, often wrapped in seaweed and filled with delicious surprises like tuna with mayo or shrimp! Learn how to make them yourself in this article!
What is Ume, Japanese plum?
Aug 02, 2022 Tags 
How is Ume made? Can you drink it? Is Ume a plum or an apricot? What are the healthy benefits of Ume? We're taking a look at Ume, one of Japan's most famous pickles, and answer your questions here!