The next time you feel yourself coming down with something this fall or winter, consider a hot cup of tamagozake to ease the discomfort. Rooted in a rich Japanese tradition, it just might help you feel better.
Washoku is a cultural landmark of Japan, from its traditional tastes to its respectful ceremony. Whether you go out to eat or try some new cooking techniques, washoku can be enjoyed with friends and family wherever you are.
No matter how you choose to celebrate it, Tsukimi or Jyugoya is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the moon in all her glory. Enjoy some delicious Japanese dishes as you pay tribute to the beautiful autumn harvest.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Japanese breakfast is a combination of healthy foods that make a complete meal, and delivers a large dose of healthy vitamins and minerals that provide a great deal of health benefits.
The traditions that surround Japanese food and dining culture have been fading as Western traditions become popular. However, from seating styles to classic cuisine, there are many ways to preserve this rich cultural history.
Umami Insider's guide to sushi etiquette introduces you to the ins and outs of sushi when dining at home and abroad. It includes tips and guidelines for calling ahead, seating, ordering, tipping, using chopsticks, eating, using condiments and more.
Wake up and smell the miso with a traditional Japanese breakfast full of rich, authentic flavors. Whether you sit down to a meal in a hotel or create one yourself, you'll be sure to enjoy this unique and delightful cuisine.
The Tanabata Festival comes once a year. However, you can enjoy its traditional cuisine anytime with delicious, cold somen noodles. With a variety of options for decorations, the possibilities are as numerous as the stars.
Everyone knows that chicken soup is the ideal meal for when you are feeling ill, but the Japanese have their own version, and it may be even healthier. Learn what exactly makes miso soup one of the healthiest soups you can consume.
Although curry is typically seen in Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine, Japanese culture has adopted these flavors to create their own, unique dish. With options for drinks to enhance the flavors, Japanese curry is certainly worth a taste!