Hailing from Okinawa, the purple sweet potato, also known as beni imo, is a delightful potato used in many desserts. It is also quite healthy and is classified as a superfood.
Many Japanese fruits would be wonderful to try, but the following seven are some of the tastiest, luxurious, and most expensive. You can’t find all of them in America, but they are worth seeking out if you are ever in Japan.
While Kit-Kat bars are a popular chocolate treat in America, they are extremely popular in Japan, where you can find over 300 flavors! They are also given to others as a good luck gift, and sold in special packaging.
Japan meets Italy in an explosion of flavor with our quick and easy to prepare Japanese pasta recipe. Using freeze dried miso soup from Miyasaka Jozo USA, this authentic Japanese recipe will bring the best of east and west to your dinner table!
Try French Japanese fusion in Montreal and the best sushi outside of Japan in Vancouver with this World Travel Series Spring Edition.
Many Japanese dishes have Western influences. Wafu pasta is the combination of Italian spaghetti and Japanese seasonings and ingredients, resulting in amazingly tasty fusion pasta.
In Japan, rice is used to make a wide variety of foods, including rice crackers, also known as senbei. These rice crackers are available in a wide range of flavors and textures, and are as popular as potato chips in America.
This winter, get out of the cold weather and visit a Japanese Food mecca south of the equator like Singapore, Easter Island and Hawaii.
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...
Ekiben is a great lunch option while traveling, as there is a wide variety to choose from at train stations all over Japan. Whether you want fresh sushi, onigiri, or even a hot meal, you can't go wrong with picking up an ekiben during your layover!