We Eat Mushrooms, But What Do Mushrooms Eat?
While wild mushroom hunting is a well-known hobby in Japan, not many of us know how mushrooms are farmed. Come take a closer look at the cultivation process for one of Japan's most famous mushrooms, the earthy, meaty shiitake.
Crack the Mystery of the Black Eggs
Join Grace and Ryosuke as they travel to Hakone and learn where the mystical eggs come from!
Top 5 Japanese Autumn Foods
Autumn is the time to bundle up and enjoy some Japanese comfort food.
The Healthy Diversity of Japanese Food
Professor Ryoji Hamamoto of the Tsuji Culinary Institute outlines the history and health benefits of Japanese food at a special event in New York.
The Big Catch is Cutlassfish
Delicious to eat and fun for anglers on the lookout for something with more than a bit of heft, cutlassfish are a great target for fishing enthusiasts!
Aoba Gyoza: Healthy Green Dumplings
Can you spot the healthy one?
Michelin-Starred Chef on Taste of Japan in NY
Michelin-starred Chef David Bouley demonstrates original dishes created with Japanese ingredients: Health-themed Presentation on Diversity of Japanese Food Products.
Tofu: The Hard (& Soft) Facts
Ready to become an expert on the white, fluffy deliciousness that is tofu?
Bite into a Purple Ooze Hamburger
Get into the All Hallow's Eve spirit with a dollop of purple sauce on this Lotteria cheeseburger.
When Life Gives You Yuzu... Use It!
Ever wondered how to get creative with this popular Asian citrus? Read on for a list of amazing recipes!
Recharge with the Power of Rice Vinegar
Find out how rice vinegar can keep your energy levels up even through the early autumn heat.
Add a Bit of 'Neba-Neba' to Your Diet
Looking for some adventurous yet healthy food options? Get a hold of these three sticky, slimy foods—if you can!
5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Natto'
Anthony Bourdain, who has tried eating silkworms for a meal, has refused to eat 'natto'. But with a little familiarity, and a lot of convincing that this superfood is oh-so-healthy, you'd forget that this fermented soybean is downright stinky.
The Power of Soybeans
Soybeans are one of the most-used plants in Japan, with countless recipes calling on one or several soy products. Here are 10 things made from soybeans you'll surely encounter while you're in Japan.
A Shopper's Guide to Japanese Rice
Master the art of selecting the best rice for every occasion!
Wasabi—Japan’s Fiery, Flavorful Root
Wasabi is Japan’s signature condiment. There is no substitute for the pleasurable burn on your palate of the grated goodness of this herb!
Get to Know the Real Wasabi
Think you're eating wasabi with your sushi? This video just might prove otherwise...
Curious About Buddhist Cuisine?
If you've ever wanted to try 'Shojin Ryori' and experience the way monks eat in Japan, we know just the place!
Count on us to help you find the perfect seaweed to go with a variety of Japanese dishes.
Spice up Your Life with 5 Healthy Ingredients
Ever wonder why Japanese people live longer than anyone else on the planet? Their diet seems to do the trick, as fermented products with digestion aids and probiotics make up their daily dishes. These videos will show you healthy ingredients worth a try!