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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 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 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 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!
What are the different types of Japanese Mochi?
Jul 29, 2022 Tags 
How many kinds of mochi are there? What is the most popular type of mochi? What type of mochi is there? Is mochi and dango the same? We're answering your questions, and provide you a list of 10 of the best types of Japanese mochi!
Why is Japan fascinated by Poop?
Jul 27, 2022 Tags 
Let’s give a different meaning to toilet humor and take a look at Japan’s Funny Poop Products: from Museum to Stationery, there is poop on every level.
What is Obon? Japan's festival for the dead.
Jul 19, 2022 Tags 
Where does the Obon festival come from? Is Obon the equivalent of Halloween in Japan? In this article, we dive into the history and customs of the ancestor festival in Japan!
What are the best Japanese Otsumami snacks?
Otsumami are small side dishes popular with diners at traditional Izakaya restaurants! From fried Chicken Karaage to Eihire Stingray meat, find out more about Japan's best Otsumami finger foods!