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!
A Shopper's Guide to Japanese Rice
Master the art of selecting the best rice for every occasion!
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!
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.
Ghibli's Newest Video Features a... Rice Ball?
This adorable Ghibli rice ball appears in a charming story told over several new video clips.
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.
Count on us to help you find the perfect seaweed to go with a variety of Japanese dishes.
Make Your Own Dishes from Centuries Past
Impress your friends and family by serving them these Japanese dishes that were popular during the Edo Period.
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.
5 Super-Easy Japanese 'Nabe' (Hot Pot) Recipes
As it gets colder and colder every day in Japan, we're ready to welcome the hot pot season!
Top 4 Things to Do around Mikawa-Anjo Station
Yearning to try the Shinkansen, but don't know where to go? One of the cheapest Shinkansen routes takes you to Mikawa-Anjo—but what can you do once you arrive? We've got four great itinerary ideas!
Get to Know the Real Wasabi
Think you're eating wasabi with your sushi? This video just might prove otherwise...
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.
Full List—Japan's Intangible Cultural Heritage
Beyond its 20 spectacular World Cultural Heritage Sites, Japan has 22 traditions recognized by UNESCO as elements of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Top 5 Japanese Autumn Foods
Autumn is the time to bundle up and enjoy some Japanese comfort food.
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!
Aoba Gyoza: Healthy Green Dumplings
Can you spot the healthy one?
Shop Tohoku! Support Tohoku!
Find out how you can do your part to help support the recovering Tohoku region of Japan and pick up some tasty goods as well.
5 Gluten-Free Japanese Recipes
Looking for recipes for home-cooked Japanese food that's gluten-free? Look no further!
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.