“Yakitori” Japanese grilled chicken

on June 1 2017

"Yakitori" or Japanese grilled chicken are grilled chicken skewers made from bite sized pieces of meat from all different parts of the chicken and usually cooked over charcoal.
When ordering, you can choose whether you want your skewers seasoned with a sweet and savory yakitori sauce (tare) or with salt (shio). For those who want the real taste the chicken, we recommend “with salt”.

Healthy food “SOBA”

on January 31 2017

When people talk about “soba”, many of them usually mention the Japanese-style noodles. Actually, soba is the Japanese name for a crop more commonly known in English as “buckwheat”. Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat. Soba usually refers to thin noodles made from grain-like seeds of buckwheat. In the old days, Japanese people preferred to eat soba in a genuinely traditional style. They simply boiled the buckwheat seeds to eat with soft-boiled rice or smashed them into a powder before rolling them in round pieces and boiling in hot water.

A Genuine Sizzling Sensation of Japanese-Style Hamburger Steak

on November 8 2016

Hambagu is the Japanese-style Hamburg or hamburger steak that originated from Tartar steak, a meat dish made from finely chopped raw beef considered a real iconic dish in Hamburg in Germany. Easy to cook and with a super yummy taste, Hambagu is highly popular among both kids and adults. Japanese people normally enjoy this flavorful meat dish with steamed rice, or eat it with bread like a typical hamburger. Obviously, Hambagu is considered one of the must-try dishes featured in the menu lists of several family restaurants in Japan.

Let get to know about Chiba prefecture

on October 5 2016

Chiba is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kanto region. Situated on the east coast of Honshu, the city is highly fertile as it is surrounded by the sea and river. Chiba also consists of the Boso Peninsula and the Shimoda Plateau, with a large watershed expanding along the Tonegawa River and the Kujukuri coast. In addition, Chiba’s geography unveils the aspect of the peninsula jutting out into the Pacific Ocean, which is encircled by the sea on three sides. With several scenic views, the coastal area is geographically influenced by the north-flowing Kuroshio current. As a consequence, the city is serenely warm in the winter and comfortably cool in the summer.

“Furikake” What is it?

on August 19 2016

Furikake typically consists of a mixture of ground ingredients seasoned with tasty spices. As it is necessary to crush the well-mixed ingredients until they are dry and flaky, original furikake is basically filled with chopped seaweed and sesame seeds

The Five Basic Ingredients of Japanese Cuisine

on July 11 2016

Normally, Japanese menus are prepared based on the mixture of five basic ingredients, which can be remembered easily like studying the major Japanese alphabet including さ (Sa), し (Shi), す (Su), せ (Se), and そ (So).

Have you ever curious why sushi rice taste sour?

on June 20 2016

Boil pure water in a cooker. Add Japanese vinegar, sugar, salt, mirin, and Kombu seaweed. Leave the mixture of ingredients until they are fully boiled. Lower the heat and stir the well-mixed ingredients for another 3 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave it for a few minutes.

TIPS FOR EATING DELICIOUS SUSHI

on May 27 2016

there is no particular rule or requirement for consuming sushi, but it is concerned more with the stimulation of the senses. For sushi eating tradition, the best order is to eat it from bland to strong tastes. It is never recommended to start with a strong-taste or greasy piece as it will destroy the original tastes of the following more savory or mild-flavored ones.

THE POWER OF FIVE: 5-TASTE-5-COLOR CONCEPT

on May 25 2016

You may wonder why Japanese dishes look so appealing, with genuine uniqueness that can amazingly rouse your appetite; the secret lies within the “5-Taste-5-Color” concept, considered one of the fundamental requirements of Japanese cuisine and it is best to include all five tastes and colors in every meal.

Seasonal cuisine: Essence of Japanese Food

on May 24 2016

Japanese cooking is a methodical process and follows the principle that food should offer both visual and palatable pleasure. Presentation should be aesthetically appealing, appropriate, and appetizing. When eaten, it should be full of nutritional value and taste good to bring pleasure.