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Enoki mushrooms

Enoki Mushrooms: They’re Cute AND Healthy!

Enoki mushrooms are a commonly used mushroom in Japanese cuisine, and are often added to soups. They also contain a wide range of health benefits and are very nutritious, and would make a good addition to any regular diet.

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Gluten-Free Japanese Food

There are several staples in Japanese cuisine that contain gluten. However, with the introduction of gluten-free miso and soy sauce as well as numerous naturally gluten-free foods, diners can still enjoy Japanese flavors.

health benefits of natto

The Health Benefits of Natto

A traditional Japanese superfood, Natto and its enzyme nattokinase are associated with a wide variety of health benefits including heart health, probiotics, vitamins and immune boosting.

akami otoro chutoro tuna

Know Your Tuna: Otoro, Chutoro, and Akami

Depending on the type of taste and texture experience you're looking for, tuna has several different options. From rich and decadent otoro to meaty akami, you'll be sure to find something you like when it comes to Japanese cuisine with tuna.

zaru soba japanese cold noodles

Chill Out This Summer with These 4 Japanese Cold Noodles

Eating cold noodles can be a great option to beat the heat of summer. Whether you drain and chill your noodles on a zaru or experiment with unique ingredients that add color and flavor, you won't be disappointed with these cool Japanese noodles!

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What to Know About Bento Boxes

Bento boxes have been growing in popularity in the United States. Explore the origins of bento boxes, how they're served in traditional Japanese cuisine and why they are served with traditional rice.

udon noodle dishes

11 Tasty Japanese Udon Noodle Dishes to Try!

Japanese restaurants in the United States often serve one or two udon noodle dishes. But there are actually a wide variety of dishes you can enjoy — here are 11 udon noodle dishes you must try!

japanese noodles tokoroten

A Guide to Japanese Noodles

Most fans of Japanese cuisine are familiar with ramen noodles, but they might not realize that Japanese cuisine has many more flavors, textures and noodle shapes worth trying.

Japanese dining rules

Essential Japanese Dining Rules and Etiquette

There are many different Japanese dining etiquette rules to follow if you ever wish to have an authentic Japanese dining experience. Learning Japanese dining etiquette enhances the meal and shows great respect for your hosts.