How to Season a Donabe and Cook With it

A white Donabe

If you ever have a conversation with someone who recently visited Japan, one thing they will always talk about is their food. Japanese cuisines are famous worldwide: sushi or ramen, for naming a few.  Japanese food stands out because of its blend of flavor, rigorous preparation, and traditional techniques. They cook and … Read more

Planning a Quick Camping Trip in Japan

Japanese umbrellas used for decorating on a wall

Irasshaimase, Japan!  As a place full of mesmerizing landscapes, a culture of gratitude, incredible sights, and delightful treats, Japan is a dream vacation spot for many. It is a country where everything operates as it should. The most famous part of Japan is camping. If you are ready to travel to Japan … Read more

Tips For Making Fried Mochi Balls

Fried Mochi Balls

Mochi balls are cakes that feature cute round buns stuffed with chewy and soft rice. It is made by first steaming the rice and then pounding and mashing it. As a result, sticky rice mass is achieved, which is then shaped into the final mochi shape and is either baked or boiled. … Read more

Tips For Making Japanese Azuki Rice

Japanese Rice

The Japanese love rice. Sekihan or Japanese Azuki Rice is one of the most famous Japanese dishes. It is a traditional dish that is made from sticky rice and azuki beans. While the rice is chewy, the beans tend to be fluffy. It is mostly used when the Japanese celebrate a special … Read more

What Is Inari Sushi and How Can You Make It?

Sushi plate with chopsticks and soya souce

Sushi is a Japanese traditional dish that is prepared using vineyard rice and tucked with different ingredients such as raw vegetables, seafood, sugar, and salt. There is a wide variety of sushi out there depending on the regions and preferences of the people. These differences are mostly characterized by the difference in … Read more