• Chanpuru recipe: The Okinawan dish featuring the Goya!

    Goya Chanpuru recipe: the Okinawan dish with an unconventional flavor! Here’s what it is about and how to cook it at home. Okinawa. Sea, wild nature, oldest population in the world and delicious food. It would seem an exaggeration but…

  • Guide to Yakitori in Japanese Izakaya

    Japanese Izakaya. What they are and how enjoy their cuisine. Advice on ordering the Yakitori in an Izakaya from a menu in Japanese! Izakaya, the soul of Japanese night gastronomy Some people call them pubs, other restaurants or taverns, but…

  • Tsukune: Japanese Chicken Skewers

    Tsukune: chicken meatballs skewer with vegetables and spices, grilled and wrapped in a sweet and sour sauce. A dish belonging to the Izakaya Japanese gastronomic culture, excellent as an aperitif or to bring new flavors to our summer BBQs. I…

  • Where To Eat In Tokyo: Monjayaki Street!

    If the south of Japan is famous for being the mecca of comfort food, Tokyo is nothing less with its Monjayaki! One of the reasons travel in Japan is a continuous discovery, it is not only thanks to its incredible…

  • 7 July in Japan: Tanabata Matsuri, an unfortunate love story

    7th of July in Japan is the day when wishes are expressed and love is celebrated. Streets are decorated with flashy banners; outside houses and shops beautiful vases with bamboo tree show flutter slips of paper; smiling girls in elegant summer…

  • Vegetarian Sushi With Pesto and Sweet Potatoes

    Vegetarian Sushi? Who said that sushi is not for vegetarians and vegans? Sushi stuffed with sweet potatoes, carrots, cucumbers and flavored with Genovese Pesto.  Since I live here in Japan I have eaten sushi 3 – 4 times, and all…

  • # 5 FALSE MYTHS ABOUT SUSHI

    Sushi in Japan. There are many myths and misconceptions about Japanese people and culture. One of these concerns the type of daily eating. If you have traveled around the country you will have noticed that often expectations do not really…

  • Japanese Yakisoba – Udon Style (焼うどん)

    Sauteed noodles with vegetables and pork seasoned with a sweet and sour sauce. Yakisoba is a classic of Japanese street food, especially in this period with the arrival of summer Matsuri.   I had never heard of this dish before…