It’s autumn — the best time to eat insects! Join GaijinPot as we take a gastronomical tour of bugs in the traditional cuisine of Gifu and Nagano prefectures.
By Joost Van Itterbeeck on October 5, 2017
Somewhere in northern Japan, someone is cooking this fruit and making it taste fantastic. That person, though, is not me.
By Victoria Vlisides on September 29, 2017
Visiting (or living) in the land of sushi might seem like a vegan nightmare — but fear not, those on plant-based diets, we have some helpful advice for navigating the fish-filled culinary waters!
By Chiara Terzuolo on August 25, 2017
If you’re celebrating Shrove Tuesday in Japan, these fluffy “fuwa fuwa” matcha pancakes are easy to make and even easier to eat. Happy Pancake Day everyone!
By Fiona Uyema on February 28, 2017
Add a little color to tonight’s dinner with this on-trend recipe.
By Fiona Uyema on February 26, 2017
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.
By Elsa Messi on February 7, 2017
There’s no need to compromise your ethics or your experience as a vegan in rural Japan.
By Sandra Mileo on January 5, 2017
Serve up the one type of sushi Japanese families typically make at home. Perfect for the New Year celebrations!
By Fiona Uyema on December 30, 2016
Matcha and strawberries turn this roll cake into a festive fusion dessert for a very merry Japanese Christmas.
By Fiona Uyema on December 7, 2016
Try this Japanese take on the classic Italian-American dish for a comforting winter meal.
By Fiona Uyema on November 17, 2016
With winter coming faster than expected, nothing beats good ol’ meat and potatoes. Try this easy recipe for the Japanese version, known as nikujaga.
By Fiona Uyema on November 9, 2016
One man’s search for Indian curry has led him to this gem in Sapporo.