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.
Finding Fresh Japanese Ingredients in Bangkok
From meats and fish to vegetables and fruits, here are our top picks for supermarkets in Bangkok offering fresh seasonal ingredients from Japan.
Aoba Gyoza: Healthy Green Dumplings
Can you spot the healthy one?
There's No Vegetable Like Snow Vegetables!
Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "frozen vegetables," farmers in these prefectures have decided to harvest their crops a little differently.
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.
4 Best Burgers in Hyogo
Hyogo boasts Kobe Beef as one of its main draws, but did you ever stop to try some of their tasty burgers?
This Company Certainly has a Green Thumb!
Temporary staffing company Pasona Group is giving a whole new meaning to the term 'green business.'
A Daily Dose of Matcha in a Pancake!
Can't get enough matcha in your morning? Then how about making some matcha-infused pancakes with sweet matcha syrup drizzled on top?
8 Bangkok Restaurants with a Japanese Twist
With a wide selection of dishes that please both the eye and palate, these eight popular and multinational restaurants in Bangkok feature delicious cuisine prepared using Japanese ingredients.
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!
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!
The Japanese Seasoning on Everyone’s Table
Known as 'shoyu' in Japan, soy sauce is ubiquitous in Japanese cuisine, whether it’s being drizzled on roasting corn or adding flavorful depths to vegetable, fish and meat dishes.
Get to Know the Real Wasabi
Think you're eating wasabi with your sushi? This video just might prove otherwise...
5 Paris Eateries Starring Japanese Ingredients
While France is certainly home to amazing cuisine, these five highly recommended Paris restaurants and venues are in a class of their own, featuring fresh and tasty ingredients from Japan for an authentic Japanese culinary experience.
9 Hotspots in L.A. Using Japanese Ingredients
From authentic tempura, sushi and 'yakiniku' to fantastic French cuisine, we're bringing you nine Los Angeles restaurants that use ingredients from Japan to offer a rich variety of flavors.
Top 13 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in China
Read on to find 13 carefully selected Beijing and Shanghai restaurants offering authentic Japanese cuisine made with seasonal ingredients imported from all over Japan.
10 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Bangkok
Come along as we introduce a selection of great restaurants from Bangkok’s large Japanese dining scene that use fresh ingredients from Japan to deliver authentic Japanese flavor.
How to Shop The Wonder 500™
You don't necessarily need to come to Japan for traditional local products—get your hands on The Wonder 500™ by shopping online!
10 Japanese Home Remedies to Fight Any Cold
Winter can sometimes feel long in Japan (especially without central heat!), and February is one of the coldest months. While we hope you don’t catch any germs, those indestructible local grandmas have many tried and true methods to fight colds!
33 Survival Kanji for Japan First-Timers
Coming to Japan, but don't know any kanji—or what kanji even means? Take a deep breath, relax and we'll get you started along the way!