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6 Seasonal Japanese Rice Dishes

Rice is at the center of many traditional Japanese meals, providing a healthy staple to the Japanese diet. And here's a wonderful selection of seasonal rice meals, including many that are fantastic for both vegetarian and even vegan food lovers.

Konbu Road: Ancient Route of Kelp & Medicine

Sailing south down Japan’s western coast from Hokkaido, ships brought goods that included the edible kelp called "konbu" to Toyama on their way along the watery route that came to be called Konbu Road.

Take a 2-Hour Lesson in Japanese Cuisine

Ayuko Akiyama’s Buddha Bellies cooking class offers hands-on courses in Japanese cuisine—including advanced courses in cutting sushi and sashimi.

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

Michelin-Quality 'Ichiju-Sansai' Fish Recipe

Created through a collaboration between Michelin-starred Chef Isao Yamada and food service provider Aramark Corporation, this original menu will give you a fresh perspective on Japanese cuisine.

A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan

Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?

Michelin-Level 'Ichiju-Sansai' Pork Recipe

This incredible set menu has been created through collaboration between Michelin-starred Chef Isao Yamada and food service provider Aramark Corporation.

Autumn Tipple: Sake & Pear Sangria

Make your own seasonal sake sangria with this simple fall recipe!

2 Ways to Cook Japanese Short-Grain Rice

Nami from Just One Cookbook gives us a few tips on how to prepare Japanese short-grain rice to perfection!

The 6 Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

While travelers tend to be drawn to Japan's major cities, there's much to be savored in its quiet countryside, where a different, deeper kind of beauty awaits.

Japan's Wackiest Health Magazine

Japanese pharmacy company Aisei publishes a health magazine that does everything in its power to grab your attention.

How to Make 4 Key Kinds of Dashi

'Dashi' is a Japanese soup stock or broth that forms the basis of many Japanese dishes. Find out how to make awase, kombu, shiitake and iriko dashi for your Japanese-style meals!

What is Ichiju-Sansai?

World-famous Japanese foods like sushi, ramen and sukiyaki are actually not frequently served at the dinner table in ordinary Japanese households. To find more typical home cooking, we need to look at a kind of Japanese cuisine known as 'ichiju-sansai.'

7 Premium Dashi Ingredients

’Dashi' soup stock comes in several flavors and varieties. Here's a great selection of ingredients to help you create the real taste of traditional Japanese soup in your own kitchen!

Yuzu for Health & Beauty

Three distinct uses have been derived from yuzu: medicinal, cosmetic and culinary.

5 Recipes to Spice Up Your Rice

Just One Cookbook reveals some amazing rice recipes!

7 Next-Level Soy Sauce Options

Everybody knows Japanese soy sauce, but did you know there's more than Kikkoman? Here we take a look at seven premium options from all around Japan.

How to Make 4 Traditional Japanese Soups

These traditional Japanese soups will warm your soul!

Taste Ichiju-Sansai in a Real Japanese Home!

KitchHike is a great site for experiencing local food on your travels, right in the kitchens of local cooks! Here are some fantastic 'ichiju-sansai' meal option from cooks all around Japan.

750 Years of Soy Sauce Tradition

With a tradition dating back more than seven centuries, Yuasa soy sauce has taken to the tables of Europe's finest restaurants.

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