Ahh, matcha. Arguably one of Japan’s most popular worldwide exports. It is refreshing, aromatic, energising, and so ridiculously good for you that it might be more appropriate to change the well-known quote to “a cup of matcha a day keeps the doctor away”.
So indulgent, you’d never guess it was popular as a health drink. Discover fun flavours and interesting recipes with our soy drink round-up.
Like an Italian cook without a pasta maker, a pastry chef without an oven or the owner of a chippy without a deep fryer, a Japanese cook would be lost without their special cooking equipment. Japanese cooking utilises saucepans and frypans and wooden spoons like most other types of cooking. However, there are a couple of slightly more unusual tools that are just as essential in the Japanese kitchen. Read on to find out more!
Get the low down on just what to do with all those ingredients and which to use for your favourite Japanese dishes.
Shio-koji has been sweeping Japan by storm recently, but what is it? How can you use it? What makes it so delicious? Discover the secret marinade that you’ve loved all along!
Sound the klaxons another ‘superfood’ has arrived! But what is yuzu and what do you ‘yuzu’ it for? We’ll show you how to enjoy this great citrus that has been loved in Japan for centuries and the real facts behind the hype. So join us as we … discover yuzu!
Do you want start making your own Japanese food at home, but aren’t really sure where to begin? […]