Food Archive

Hungry? Why not have some Japanese Fake Food!

A sight that many people see upon their first encounter with Japan is the various fake food and drink menu samples such as the one seen in the picture above that are normally displayed outside of the restaurants in showroom cases. The samples …

Featured Recipe: Japanese Fried Tofu

To make fried tofu, Japanese style, you’ll need the following: 2 large soft tofu cubes Paper towel or clean cloth Cutting board Medium bowl of water or two large food cans Here’s what you need to make the marinade: 6 tablespoons soy sauce …

Inaugural World Tea Farms Festival

Schedule this in your calendar and experience some Asian culture because there’s an upcoming event that’s worth checking out if you’re in the area. It’s a 2-Day Festival of a Thousand Tea Farmers and Tea Lovers in the Kyoto Prefecture featuring all you can …

Featured Recipe: Japanese Nabe

Japanese Nabe (also known as Japanese Nabemono is kind of like an awesome soup or stew, and everything is cooked in the same pot. There are a variety of ways to prepare nabe, but I’ll give you one you can try out. You …

Street Food in Japan

If you’re looking for an exciting Japanese experience while saving some money, make sure to check out the street food in Japan. I’ll talk mostly about the Tokyo area because that’s where most people visit. There are a lot of street food vendors …