This delicious miso-based soup is enjoyed on New Years Day in Japan. Its flavor and ingredients vary by region and household.
Searching for restaurants in Japan is easy if you know how to use Tabelog, here are some quick tips in English.
Want to learn how to make sushi rice at home? Here is the recipe on how to make authentic Japanese sushi rice.
Plan on visiting Tokyo DisneySea? Here are a few tips to enjoy your day at this magical theme park based on my family’s experience.
Chewy mochi with sweet anko filling is simply delectable! Mix in the aroma of cherry blossom leaves and the experience is simply amazing!
Cool off with this refreshing and delicious cold udon drizzled in umami mentsuyu and topped with cucumber, tomatoes, tenkasu, wakame, and egg.
Asakusa is an older part of Tokyo but there are many things to see and do, including Sensoji and Kappabashi.
Tender udon noodle served in savory dashi soup, topped with chicken, carrots, shrimp tempura, kamaboko, and mushrooms.
A traditional Japanese fall rice recipe, this aromatic chestnut rice with black sesame and a pinch of salt is perfect for fall evenings.
Irresistible gently fried sweet potatoes covered in a sugary coat, garnished with black sesame seeds.
Here is a glimpse into my visit to Japan in 2013 with my family, including visiting Hokkaido, Tokyo Disneyland, and Osaka.