• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Japanese Lunch Box: Obento (お弁当)

    The gastronomic culture of a country, enclosed in a box. The Obento have always been considered one of the many symbols of Japan. With their simplicity and beauty, they are capable of making the mealtime pleasant, tasty and, if carefully prepared…

  • Obeto Yeriyaki

    Teriyaki Sauce – 照り焼きレシピ

    Tasty and versatile, Teriyaki sauce is one of the most famous and appreciated Japanese condiments both in the country and overseas. Here is his simple recipe! A tasty idea even for your packed lunch (Obento)!   In Japanese cuisine, there…

  • Umeshu: The Japanese Plum Liqueur

    Umeshu ・ 梅酒 is the Japanese liqueur par excellence. With a golden color, a syrupy consistency and a sweet taste, it is one of the most popular summer drinks. For years it has been made at home by Japanese families…

  • Manjū: here’s how to cook them at home!

    Today we cook together Manjū, traditional Japanese sweets made with a mixture of flour + sugar and stuffed with Azuki bean cream. From the distinguished sweetness, they are one of the ideal accompaniments of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. – Some…