As an alternative to ordinary roses, why not give a gift of Japanese rose syrup or Japanese rose salt, either of which will last much longer and add a touch of flavor and elegance to many dishes.
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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...
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.
Start celebrating shōgatsu with a fun introduction to the symbolism, traditions and drinking culture observed during the Japanese New Year.
Ninjas have a long and fascinating history, likely dating back to 12th-century Japan. Today, you can still use some of their intriguing tricks and eat their nutrient-rich diet to stay as sharp as a sword!