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23 August 2019
Why is Sushi Always Served With Wasabi?

Why is Sushi Always Served With Wasabi?

Do you like to eat sushi? If so, do you eat it with wasabi? Let’s take a look now at why sushi is always served with wasabi. The Japanese, as a culture, are big on tradition. They take certain foods and practices incredibly seriously, and one of the things that they care a lot about […]
7 August 2019
Everything You Have Ever Wanted To Know About Hibachi Chefs

Everything You Have Ever Wanted To Know About Hibachi Chefs

What is a Hibachi chef and what makes them so special? They aren’t just chefs, they are entertainers! Let’s take a deeper look now into what it takes to become a top Hibachi chef. They regale you with their cooking skills, precise knifework and entertaining personalities, yet many people do not know the inside scoop […]
29 July 2019
Teppanyaki Dishes: A Guide For Beginners

Teppanyaki Dishes: A Guide For Beginners

Teppanyaki is a Japanese style of cooking that appeals to many of the senses. If you have never experienced it and plan to, you are in for exciting treats.  There are many delicious dishes included in this feast, which means that there is something for everyone to enjoy.  The menu may be a bit different […]
24 July 2019
10 Traditional Japanese Foods And Drinks Everyone Should Try

10 Traditional Japanese Foods And Drinks Everyone Should Try

It is always a good thing when someone decides to expand their culinary horizons.  If you have never had Japanese food, it can be a bit overwhelming to decide which menu items to try.  Whatever you decide, make sure that these 10 traditional foods and drinks make it to your to-try list. 1. Takoyaki This […]
19 July 2019
Making Sushi – Can I Use Any Type Of Fish?

Making Sushi – Can I Use Any Type Of Fish?

Are you a sushi lover? If you are, you sure are not alone!  Loved by people the world over, sushi has gained a lot of popularity in recent times and with plenty of good reasons.  In fact, you may have fallen so head over heels in love with this delightful culinary dish that you have […]
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 […]
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