Have you ever used Japanese kitchen knives? They are famous for being very delicate and sharp. A chef friend of mine who runs a popular café in Singapore even goes out of his way to order Japanese kitchen knives, saying they are the best he has ever used.
Have you tasted Japanese green tea? If not, I highly recommend visiting Wazuka town in Kyoto prefecture for an unforgettable, unique Japanese tea experience. I had the pleasure of visiting Wazuka town recently with my friend and participating in a tea cooking class at Wazuka-ya. It’s a vegetarian friendly cooking too. Let me tell you all about it! Where is … Read More
May in Japan is packed with a number of festivals – this is in part due to the Golden Week holiday period that happens every year for several days in early May. Then, the rest of the month is filled with good weather, sunshine, flowers, and lots of food and festivities! Here are 10 fun things to do in Japan … Read More
When you think about “Japan”, what stereotypes come to mind? There are loads of myths surrounding Japan – about the people, the culture, the trains, and even the food! Many of them are far from accurate, but several common stereotypes are actually spot-on! Read on to find out which stereotypes about Japan are true, and the facts that back them … Read More
Visiting Japan but worried about finding foods that fit your dietary restrictions? Some of the most popular Japanese dishes also happen to be vegetarian. There are some dishes that have secret fish-based ingredients inside, so we compiled a list of the best foods for both strict and non-strict vegetarians alike! Here are the 10 best vegetarian-friendly Japanese foods. No meat, … Read More
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