Learning some basic Japanese terminology regarding a dining experience can serve to enhance your meal. The handful of Japanese phrases and words in this short guide will enable you to impress your friends and show respect to the chef or host.
The sushi world offers something for everyone. Whether you are new to sushi and looking for a mild introduction like shiromi, or more seasoned and ready to try salmon roe, the wide variety of sushi available is fun and easy to explore.
Gyoza, Japanese dumplings, is always a tasty addition to any Japanese meal. But instead of going out to eat, you can make your own gyoza at home to enjoy with different ingredients and dipping sauces. Perfect for any Japanese dinner party!
The next time you are planning a dinner party, try hosting a Japanese food party—there are several types of Japanese food that your guests can enjoy making as well as eating, including temaki sushi, tempura, gyoza, and nabe hot pots!
Ozoni is a special soup served on New Year's Day in Japan, but the Kansai and Kanto regions of Japan both have very different versions of the traditional soup. From the soup base to the ingredients, see what makes this distinctive soup taste and...
Christmas in Japan is not a religious holiday, but just like in other cultures, there are several traditional Japanese Christmas foods that are enjoyed by families on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. While some may seem odd at first (KFC?!) there is...
Hosting your own at-home Iron Chef battle with Japanese-themed ingredients can be fun and easy with a little pre-planning before the host says the famous opening line, "Allez Cuisine!"
From fruity to flowery, these four Mother's Day sakes are a perfect addition to your annual celebration. If you like to drink sake, share a glass with your mother or give her a special gift she can enjoy whenever she'd like.
It isn't hard to create a sensational plating display. By paying close attention to the rule of threes, food color, asymmetry and seasonal garnishes, you will be sure to have a balanced and visually appealing Japanese dish.
Hosting a Japanese dinner party isn’t difficult or expensive. Simply choose the Japanese recipes you wish to serve, get the equipment and tableware, and enjoy the Japanese dinner with your friends and family.