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February 26, 2017

How to Make Japanese Purple Stir Fry

Add a little color to tonight’s dinner with this on-trend recipe.

February 7, 2017

10 Cool Spots for Winter-Warming Street Food in Tokyo

Throw off that kotatsu blanket (go on, you can do it) and head outside to explore these Tokyo’s winter-warming street food hot spots.

January 5, 2017

Veganized in Sapporo: Tips for Vegans in Rural Japan

There’s no need to compromise your ethics or your experience as a vegan in rural Japan.

December 30, 2016

How to Make Chirashizushi

Serve up the one type of sushi Japanese families typically make at home. Perfect for the New Year celebrations!

December 7, 2016

How to Make a Christmas Matcha Log

Matcha and strawberries turn this roll cake into a festive fusion dessert for a very merry Japanese Christmas.

November 17, 2016

How to Make Japanese Spaghetti with Meatballs

Try this Japanese take on the classic Italian-American dish for a comforting winter meal.

November 9, 2016

How to Make Nikujaga (Meat and Potato Stew)

With winter coming faster than expected, nothing beats good ol’ meat and potatoes. Try this easy recipe for the Japanese version, known as nikujaga.

November 5, 2016

We Need to Talk about This Indian Curry in the Hokkaido Inaka

One man’s search for Indian curry has led him to this gem in Sapporo.

October 30, 2016

How to Make Japanese Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Make use of that leftover pumpkin with this super simple roasted pumpkin seeds recipe.

How to Make Kaki Fruit Tart
October 3, 2016

How to Make Kaki Fruit Tart

Make the most of fall fruit with this simple persimmon and white chocolate cream tart recipe. We’re drooling.

September 7, 2016

How to Make A Lunch Bento

Making a bento is one of the best ways to keep lunch healthy and fun, especially if you’ve got kids. Fiona shares her tips and favorite recipes for bringing a bit of Japan to your midday meal.

Yakisoba recipe
August 24, 2016

How to Make Japanese Festival Foods: Yakisoba

Yakisoba is one of the easiest festival foods to make at home outside of Japan. Try this quick recipe for a taste of Japanese matsuri, wherever you are in the world.

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