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Seaweed the next superfood

by Hazuki

As an island nation surrounded by rich sea life, seaweed has been eaten in Japan from ancient times. Seaweed is used in many Japanese dishes and..

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What is shiso and what can it do?

by Hazuki

What is shiso?

Among all Japanese herbs and spices,probably the most famous is wasabi. It gives a unique pungent aroma and heat. There is a great..

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Is sushi gluten-free?

Sushi is a delicious and flavorsome go-to meal enjoyed by many. But is it safe to eat for people with coeliac disease, or those who have gluten..

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Dassai the ultimate Sake

by Hazuki

Japanese Sake is becoming popular in the world these days . Dassai is the brand most sold due to its fine polish and the fruity flavour and it's..

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March 31, 2017 #Beginners Guide #Culture

What does Sakura mean for people in Japan?

by Hazuki

Sakura is a symbolic flower of the spring and special flower for the people and the country in Japan. Every year, the Japanese track the progress..

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December 14, 2016 #Beginners Guide

Japanese Food Guide: Japanese Curry

What is it?

Curry has become so popular worldwide that now every country seems to have it's own variation. Curry is one of the most popular..

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December 09, 2016 #Beginners Guide

Beginners Guide: Chopsticks

What are Chopsticks?

Put simply chopsticks are the eating utensil of choice in many Asian countries such as China, Korea, Vietnam Taiwan and..

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December 07, 2016 #Beginners Guide

Beginners Guide: Types of Sushi

Sushi doesn't just come in roll form - although California rolls are delicious! It's important if you consider yourself a sushi lover, that you..

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December 02, 2016 #Beginners Guide #bento

Beginners Guide: Bento

If you are just starting to pack bento lunches it may a better, and cheaper idea to start with a generic plastic box from the likes of a pound..

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November 25, 2016 #Beginners Guide

How to Make Ramen - Part 1

Like most Westerners, my first experience of how to make ramen was from a cup. Dried blocks and dehydrated corn magically transformed into..

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