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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.

Do You Know Your Tsukemono?

Check out Serious Eats' fantastic guide to 'tsukemono,' Japanese pickles!

Lovely Watercolor Paintings of Food in Japan

Take a look at these watercolor paintings that look so good you may try to eat them!

Why Japan Loves Fish

Food culture expert Takeo Koizumi explains exactly why fish are so central to Japanese cuisine culture.

A Traditional Japanese Breakfast

YouTuber Heloísa Dela Rosa offers her thoughts on a traditional 'ichiju-sansai' breakfast in Tokyo.

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.

5 Restaurants for a Taste of Ichiju-Sansai

The basic foundation of a traditional Japanese meal is 'ichiju-sansai,' which literally means 'one soup and three dishes.' This refers to a meal consisting of a bowl of soup, a main dish and two sides, supported by rice and Japanese pickles.

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!

Bringing Japanese Food Culture to the World

Highlighting Japan sat with Food Industry Affairs Bureau Director-General Masayuki Yamashita to talk about MAFF's global strategy following UNESCO's recognition of Japanese cuisine as an element of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013.

Michelin-Starred Chef on Ichiju-Sansai

Michelin-starred chef David Bouley presented a seminar on 'ichiju-sansai' to 20 chefs from Aramark Corporation, one of the largest food service providers for educational institutions in the U.S.

4 Premium Packaged Plants

This great selection highlights the Japanese art of packaged food, where almost anything can find itself inside a plastic wrapper!

The Secrets of Japanese School Lunch

If you've ever taught at a Japanese elementary school, this video is sure to bring back memories!

10 Days of Japanese Public School Lunch

After detailed investigation, The Japan Guy has determined that Japanese public school lunches beat the pants off the lunches at his elementary school back home.

5 Flavorful Finds from Under the Sea

Here's a wonderful selection of fish from Iwate, Miyage, Tokyo and Chiba.

Michelin-Starred 'Kaiseki' Cuisine in New York

In collaboration with the Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, David Bouley's Brushstroke offers traditional Japanese multi-course cuisine for the Tribeca area.

5 Recipes to Spice Up Your Rice

Just One Cookbook reveals some amazing rice recipes!

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.

How to Make 4 Traditional Japanese Soups

These traditional Japanese soups will warm your soul!

Get 5 Traditional Japanese Ingredients in NYC

You don't have to fly to Japan to create authentic Japanese meals!

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!

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