All About Japan

7 Incredible Activities in Minakami, Gunma

Minakami is one exciting gem of a Japanese countryside town!

Mouth-Watering Fruit Sushi!

Don't feel like fish? Want something fruity and sweet instead? Amaze yourself with this eye-popping recipe!

Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo

Considered by many to be the most prestigious culinary school in the world, Le Cordon Bleu continues to strive in the education of hospitality management and culinary arts.

Become a Michelin Chef by Hologram

The Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a 3-D simulator system that teaches chefs-to-be everything they need to know.

Make Your Own Jack-O-Lantern Roll Sushi

Want some seasonal sushi? Try bringing out this roll and cutting it up in front of your Halloween guests! The final reveal will make a great party performance!

One Fish, Two Fish, Koi Fish, Sushi Fish

Learn how to make this bite-sized finger food that will fly off the plate and into your stomach!

Take a Seat, Sliced Cheese!

There's a new pre-sliced lunch food in Japanese supermarkets, and it's so soft it melts in your mouth.

Sweet Santa Strawberry Treats

Cut out Santa's cookies this year and try making these quick strawberry cuts that bear a striking resemblance to Kris Kringle.

Homemade Fried Mochi Ice Cream

This recipe is sure to tantalize your taste buds—without the hassle!

A Kyoto-Lover's Guide to the Ancient Capital

Get tips and local knowledge from Kyoto-obsessed travelers, from must-see spots to unforgettable food.

Take an 8-Week Intensive Sushi Course in Tokyo

The Tokyo Sushi Academy claims to be Japan's foremost trade school for Edomae sushi, offering year-long chef courses and eight-week diploma classes.

Leggo My Lego Salad!

This salad gives a whole new meaning to playing with your food.

Domo-kun Wishes You a Merry Christmas!

This Christmas pudding is sure to delight relatives, and might leave some scratching their heads as to why there's an angry looking monster on the table.

How to Make Gummy Sushi!

How to make gummy (grape-flavored!) candy sushi from a Japanese kit.

Sushi Roll Bento

Learn how to make a simple sushi roll bento—and more importantly, how to roll sushi without a sushi mat!

3 Fun Christmas Deco-Zushi!

While they may not take the place of your turkey, these three adorable decorative sushi designs will make cheerful additions to your seasonal feasts!

Laser-Cut Seaweed Makes Beautiful Sushi

Wrap your sushi rolls in beautifully patterned, laser-cut nori!

The Story of Japanese Wasabi

The story of this simple yet exotic ingredient runs far back in time, and is complicated by the fact it's extremely difficult to grow.

The Oldest Japanese Grocery Store in the US

Providing quality Japanese ingredients and products since 1907, Katagiri offers a wide array of Japanese foodstuffs that can be shipped within the continental U.S.

6 Foreigners Making Waves in the Countryside

Most of the subjects of this story didn't see themselves where they are now—but all of them found something incredible in the Japanese countryside, leading each to develop a unique and indelible bond to the local community.

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