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17 July 2019
A Brief History Of Teppanyaki Japanese Cooking

A Brief History Of Teppanyaki Japanese Cooking

Most Westerners may be surprised to find out that the art of Japanese style Teppanyaki cooking is actually much younger than they think when compared to other styles of Japanese cuisine.  The roots of the cooking style can be found as early as 200 years ago and the first restaurant (Misono) opened in 1945, almost […]
27 June 2019
What Are The Most Popular Dishes In Japan?

What Are The Most Popular Dishes In Japan?

Japan is a country known for its food traditions and unique cuisine. Whenever we talk about Japanese food, most people only think of fish and rice.  However, there are plenty of Japanese dishes one can try while in Japan.  Most of these dishes originated from Japan, while some may have been derived from other cultures […]
27 June 2019
What Are The Differences Between Robatayaki And Yakitori?

What Are The Differences Between Robatayaki And Yakitori?

The art of Japanese grilling is in simplicity.  The aim is to enhance the natural flavours of the meat, seafood or vegetables rather than adding spices, sauces or other flavours.  The master Japanese chef will deliver dishes that are entirely free of the smokey flavour that is often the bi-product of grilling.  There are however […]
27 June 2019
What Is The History Of Sushi?

What Is The History Of Sushi?

Sushi refers to a dish of various fillings encased in vinegared rice.  In the modern world, sushi has become a form of fast food that is strongly associated with Japanese cuisine.  Originally sushi was developed in Southeast Asia between the 5th and 3rd centuries  BC as a way of preserving raw fish in fermented rice.  […]
27 June 2019
A Guide To Dining At Teppanyaki Restaurants

A Guide To Dining At Teppanyaki Restaurants

Teppanyaki restaurants have become increasingly popular over the years. It is not hard to see why.  Who doesn’t love the idea of having their food cooked directly in front of them?  If you are interested in dining at one of these places, here are some things you should know prior to making a reservation. The […]
3 June 2019
A Beginner’s Guide To Ordering Sushi

A Beginner’s Guide To Ordering Sushi

Sushi is a popular food all over the world. With that said, there are some who are intimidated by the idea of eating raw fish. If you want to give it a shot, yet you are unsure of where to start, this guide should be quite helpful. Ordering Tips The first thing you should understand […]
3 June 2019
6 Japanese Dishes You Need To Try Right Now

6 Japanese Dishes You Need To Try Right Now

Japan is a country that is the home of many culinary delights. While many people are aware of two of the most popular dishes, ramen and sushi, there are so many other items that should be on your to-try list. If you are heading to a Japanese restaurant and you are in the mood to […]
3 June 2019
6 Interesting Facts About Sushi You Never Knew

6 Interesting Facts About Sushi You Never Knew

People all over the world love eating sushi, but many of them don’t know much about it. While they are aware of what ingredients are in their favourite rolls and the difference between nigiri and maki, there are other interesting things they have no idea about. If you want to surprise everyone with your deep […]
3 June 2019
5 Reasons Teppanyaki Chefs Are So Flamboyant

5 Reasons Teppanyaki Chefs Are So Flamboyant

If you have ever visited a teppanyaki or hibachi restaurant, you would’ve seen how flamboyant the chefs can be. While this is entertaining, that is not the only purpose for them to put on a show. Here are 5 other reasons for all of the fanfare. Boredom Relief Anyone who has ever worked in a […]
29 May 2019
What is the difference between Hibachi and Teppanyaki grills?

What is the difference between Hibachi and Teppanyaki grills?

The increasing popularity of Japanese cuisine has seen an explosion of authentic Japanese restaurants across the globe. This popularity has led many to delve deeper into the types of cuisine that have their origins in Japan – with two of the most important being Hibachi and Teppanyaki. However, for the novice culinary explorer, the difference […]
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