Japanese Superfood to Boost Your Immune System to Fight Against COVID-19
Staying at home is the best thing we can do to beat COVID-19 but we can also boost our immune system to maintain our body prepared for this new disease. So here are some Japanese superfood.
Chashaku -Tea Scoops of the Legendary Tea Masters-
Matcha is becoming something common and popular outside of Japan and many people learn tea ceremony recently. Chashaku is one of the tool that is used for the ceremony. Let’s have a look at the grand masters tea scoops.
Potato chips are disappearing from Japan!
Potato chips are disappearing from konbini and supermarkets in Japan. People are going crazy chasing the last bags. What´s going on?
Let´s try Japanese Breakfast Market in Berlin
I was at the Japanese breakfast market in Berlin a few weeks ago and it was kind of disappointing as a Japanese. Why it´s always so crowded and expensive for such a small amount?
How do you wash rice?
In winter, no one wants to wash rice with cold water but some how, Japanese people are told to do so since child. Is there any particular reason? Why can we not wash it with warm water?
Is Ehomaki good for the environment?
It´s been a while since Ehomaki has become another part of Setsubun in Japan. Despite of sushi industry´s promotion, people are still quite not used to it. And this year, the mass of leftover sushi rolls caught Japanese citizen´s attention.
Japanese people´s love for Binchotan
Japanese people love binchotan. They love so much that make any products with the charcoal. What is so good about?
What does Ochanoko sai sai mean? – Japanese saying –
Ochanoko saisai. I´ve been using this saying for a long time but I´d never thought about the origin of the word. Now I´ve found a tasty word journey.
Where to get good Wagashi in Tokyo – Osakaya –
Do you love wagashi? There are so many sweets shops in Tokyo but I´d recommend you to try Osakaya, which has a long history and once served wagashi to the Royal Family. It´s worth visiting during your stay in Tokyo.
Summer clean up, eat Minazuki
Today the 30th of June, people in Kyoto eat Minazuki to purify the bad luck from the last 6 months. Why they eat it and how it started?