Guide to Japanese Food



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Beginnersí guide to the world of sake

Beginnersí guide to the world of sake

Beginnersí guide to the world of sake † What is sake? Sake is the national beverage of Japan with its history dating back to almost two...


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Cooking Japanese Tempura

Cooking Japanese Tempura

Tempura is deep fried vegetable or seafood,which is commonly eaten in Japan.†If you know some tips,it's not so hard to make delicious tempura at...


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How to Cook Japanese Rice

How to Cook Japanese Rice

Put the rice in a bowl and wash with cold water. Repeat washing until the water becomes clear. Drain the rice in a colander and set aside. Place...


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How to Drink Green Tea

How to Drink Green Tea

Japanese tea usually indicates green tea. There are many kinds of green tea: gyokuro, sencha, macha, genmaicha, bancha, and more. To brew tasty green...


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How to Drink Sake

How to Drink Sake

Pour sake into a ceramic flask called tokkuri.To warm the sake, soak the tokkuri in boiling water in a pan. Pour sake into a small cup called o-choko...


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How to Prepare Fish for Sushi

How to Prepare Fish for Sushi

How to prepare common raw fish and cooked fish used for sushi. *Make sure to purchase fresh fish from a certified store/dealer. *Make sure to keep...


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Introduction to Japanese Food

Introduction to Japanese Food

Although rice consumption in Japanese households is declining, rice is a staple of the Japanese diet. Rice cakes (mochi) are also commonly consumed....


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Japanese Chopsticks Manners

Japanese Chopsticks Manners

It might take some time to practice, but it's worth learning it. Basics: How to Hold Chopsticks: Hold the upper chopstick with the index...


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Japanese Gyoza

Japanese Gyoza

Gyoza is a popular dumpling in Japan. Gyoza originated in China, and it's said to have been introduced to Japan in late 17th century. Gyoza is...


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Japanese Sake

Japanese Sake

About sake : Sake is a clear alcohol drink which is basically made by fermenting steamed rice with koji mold and water. Sake has about 15% alcohol....


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