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Natto
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Discover Natto: Japan's Secret Soybean Superfood
Natto is one of Japan's hottest fermented superfoods. It can be an acquired taste that’s often best paired with other flavours, but natto is extremely nutritious and easy to make.
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Tokyo’s top 5 ramen restaurants according to AI
A Japanese start-up has compiled a list of the top ramen restaurants in Tokyo according to Artificial Intelligence.
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The Michelin Guide Tokyo 2020 - The full list
The Michelin Guide has announced its selection for Tokyo 2020 and one of the world's best sushi restaurant loses its three Michelin stars.
Tataki
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Tataki: What is it and how to make it
Discover how to cook fish and meat using this quick and effective Japanese cooking technique.
Masaharu Morimoto Momosan Seattle
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‘Iron Chef’ Pitches up for Momosan III in Seattle
Chef Masaharu Morimoto is putting the finishing tou
Tsuta Ramen San Francisco
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New Tsuta to bring shoyu ramen to San Francisco
The world's first ramen restaurant to gain a Michelin star is to open its first US location in San Francisco.
São Paulo, The sushi capital of Latin America
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São Paulo, The sushi capital of Latin America
São Paulo is a sprawling megalopolis that couldn’t be farther away from the clichés often associat
Kyoto tasting tour with Ignatius Chan
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Kyoto: a tasting tour with Ignatius Chan
Explore the best that the Japanese city can offer to a foodie: follow Ignatius Chan from Iggy's and discover the venues worth a visit, from breakfast to dinner
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The Best Food Subscription Boxes for Curious Foodies
Cocktail mixology kits, adopt an olive tree subscriptions, artisanal chocolates - these food subscription boxes are the perfect treat for any foodie.
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Looking for Japanese-inspired dishes? Try this tuna sashimi topped with sesame seeds and served with carrot ribbons, rocket salad and and wide noodles.
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Here is how to prepare the delicious traditional Japanese sweets made with rice flour and beans, that hat has been enjoyed in Japan for centuries.
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Man Nearly Goes Blind After Eating 'Chicken Sashimi'
A world famous medical journal is warning about the problems of eating raw chicken after many people in Japan dine out on 'chicken sashimi'
Get Ready for Washugyu: Wagyu crossed with Black Angus
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Get Ready for Washugyu: Wagyu crossed with Black Angus
Chefs, meat eaters and general food lovers are going crazy for a unique breed of cow that crosses wagyu beef with black angus: Washugyu.
Watch Seiji Yamamoto Make His Famous Eel Dish
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Watch Seiji Yamamoto Make His Famous Eel Dish
Watch Michelin starred chef Seiji Yamamoto as he prepares the world famous eel dish at his RyuGin restaurant in Tokyo. Never seen so much caramelisation.
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Yasuhiro Fujio: ‘Turn Fear Into Courage’
Meet Yasuhiro Fujio, the Japanese chef crowned S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018.
5 Types of Japanese Seaweed and How To Use Them
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5 Types of Japanese Seaweed and How To Use Them
Wondering how to cook with Japanese seaweed? Here's a look at five popular varieties and the wonderful dishes you can make with them to reap their benefits.
An Easy Chicken Ramen Recipe Perfect For Beginners
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An Easy Chicken Ramen Recipe Perfect For Beginners
Curious about how to make chicken ramen soup from scratch? Try this easy chicken ramen recipe that is perfect for beginners! You'll love the results.
Michelin Chef Explains The Art of Kaiseki Cuisine
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Michelin Chef Explains The Art of Kaiseki Cuisine
Watch a Michelin starred chef explain the art of Kaiseki cuisine - a detailed and delicious tradition in Japan.
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How to Distinguish Wild and Farmed Tuna
Chef Tomoo Kimura of Sushi Kimura restaurant in Singapore explains the difference between farmed and wild-caught tuna.
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White Asparagus Farm with Richie Lin | Video
Hong Kong-born Chef Richie Lin brings us to an asparagus farm in Chang Hua, Taiwan, and shows us how he serves this ingredient in his Taipei restaurant.
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8 Gourmet Shabu-shabu Experiences to Try
Where to find the best Shabu-shabu? Here is a list of venues and chefs from around the world which serve gourmet versions of the Japanese nabemono hotpot dish.
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A Fish Hunt at Keelung Market with Ryohei Hieda | Video
Japanese Chef Ryohei Hieda brings us to the Keelung Fish Market to buy bonito fish and shows us how he cooks it in his restaurant in Taipei.
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Masa Takayama: The First 3 Star Michelin Sushi Chef in America
Watch the three star Michelin sushi master, Masayoshi Takayama, as he cooks up some of his famous cuisine.
How Traditional Japanese Bonito Flakes are Made
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How Traditional Japanese Bonito Flakes are Made
Watch how bonito flakes are made in the traditional way in Japan in this short film.
42 Japanese Dishes You Might Not Have Tried
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42 Japanese Dishes You Might Not Have Tried
Take a look at this illustrated guide to 42 different delicacies from across Japan, from the well known like gyoza, to soft shell turtle soup.
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6 Mistakes People Make Eating Sushi
World traveller and eater, Anthony Bourdain has some pretty hard food rules, here's six of his big sushi no-nos.
Michelin Star Ramen in a Cup
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Michelin Star Ramen in a Cup
Ramen from one of Tokyo's Michelin-starred ramen shops is now available in instant form.
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Susumu Shimizu: Cooking Japanese Wild Meat
Chef Susumu Shimizu discusses Japanese wild meat culture, Teppan slow roasting and Passard’s forgotten legacy of meat cooking.
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This Restaurant Will Let You Catch Your Own Dinner
There's no better way to guarantee the freshness of your fish than catching it yourself ... but in New York?
25 Japanese Snacks You Have to Try
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25 Japanese Snacks You Have to Try
Take a look at this infographic detailing 25 Japanese snacks and street foods – how many have you tried?
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Japanese Tradition Blossoms in London
In the spirit of the Hanami Japanese tradition, Sake No Hana Restaurant creates a cherry blossom six-week installation every year in spring.
42 Types of Ramen Explained
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42 Types of Ramen Explained
Take a look at this infographic detailing 42 different types of ramen – how many have you tried?
10 Japanese Street Foods Worth Knowing
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10 Japanese Street Foods Worth Knowing
Whether you're heading to Japan or just in search of your next street food fix, check out these top Japanese street food dishes to ensure you're up to speed.
25 Traditional Japanese Egg Dishes to Try
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25 Traditional Japanese Egg Dishes to Try
Take a look at this infographic detailing 25 traditional Japanese egg dishes – how many have you tried?
This Flower Raindrop Cake is Beyond Beautiful
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This Flower Raindrop Cake is Beyond Beautiful
A cafe in Australia is raising the Instagrammability of the Raindrop Cake to whole new levels with the addition of edible flowers.
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Fukuoka, Japan: a City Tasting Tour
From Kyushu-mae sushi, to horsemeat and a natural wine cult, Fukuoka is an under-explored foodie wonderland of Japan. It is known for the best of ramen, too.
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Watch Jiro Ono Blow Bourdain's Mind with His Super Jiro Sushi
Watch Jiro Ono prepare sushi at the world famous Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo. The 3 Michelin star chef uses his sushi skills to truly impress Anthony Bourdain!
How to Make Your Own Raindrop Cake
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How to Make Your Own Raindrop Cake
Have you tried raindrop cake? Would you like to make your own? Here's a video that shows you how to easily make raindrop cake at home. You'll love the results.
How To Cook Tempura Like A Boss
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How To Cook Tempura Like A Boss
Wondering how to make tempura at home? Try these essential tips and recipes for making vegetable and shrimp tempura perfect every time.
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The Raindrop Cake is Back and It's Purple
Raindrop Cake creator Darren Wong has updated the viral Japanese dessert for 2017, using interesting new ingredients to create a purple water cake.
Okonomiyaki Sauce
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How to Make Okonomiyaki Sauce
This umami-packed sauce is an essential condiment in the Japanese kitchen as well as a topping sauce for Okonomiyaki. Find out just how easy it is to make.
How to Make Sushi Rolls and Perfect Sushi Rice
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How to Make Sushi Rolls and Perfect Sushi Rice
Learn how to make sushi rolls and perfect sushi rice with these tutorial videos from ChefSteps.
18 Essential Japanese Ingredients
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18 Essential Japanese Ingredients
When it comes to perfecting your Japanese cookery at home there are a few essential ingredients that will come into play. Find out what they are.
Oyakodon: Making the Japanese Comfort Food
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Oyakodon: Making the Japanese Comfort Food
Watch oyakodon being made at Tokyo's Tamahide restaurant, where the dish was invented in 1891.
 Japanese Noodles
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7 Types of Japanese Noodles Explained
How well do you know different types of Japanese noodles? Here's a quick guide to seven favourites.
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Are you a tofu lover? Don't miss this easy deep fried tofu recipe served with wasabi, daikon and herbs: the perfect idea to give your meal a Japanese twist.
Charaben Bento is Almost Too Cute to Eat
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Charaben Bento is Almost Too Cute to Eat
Take a look at this video, which shows how the playful children's lunchboxes known as charaben bento in Japan are made.
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Is This the Best Grilled Meat in Japan?
Take a look at what's on offer at Saitamaya Yakiton in Tokyo, widely regarded as the best yakiton joint in Japan.
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See The Tasting Menu at One of Tokyo's Best Sushi Restaurants
Watch this video as three Michelin starred sushi chef Takashi Saito visits the fish market, ages tuna and serves up his menu to two lucky diners.
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Wondering how to make sushi without rice? Try these vegan tramezzini sushi rolls, prepared with a slice of bread filled with tofu and mixed vegetables.
Why You've Probably Never Tasted Real Wasabi
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Why You've Probably Never Tasted Real Wasabi
Japanese food is popular around the world, but many of us may never have ever actually tasted real wasabi – find out why.
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Is America's Best Sushi Chef Working in Harlem?
Meet sushi chef Shinichi Inoue in Harlem, who says he is probably the only sushi chef in the US right now to have trained in Japan for 20 years.
Food Quiz: Can You Name These 10 Japanese Ingredients?
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Food Quiz: Can You Name These 10 Japanese Ingredients?
How well do you know Japanese ingredients? Test your knowledge of Japanese cooking with this fun food quiz.
Behold the Ultimate Ramen Cheat Sheet
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Behold the Ultimate Ramen Cheat Sheet
Want to cook the ultimate ramen? We've got the best cheat sheet to help you cook up a delicious batch of noodly goodness.
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Wondering how to make green mochi at home? Check out an easy recipe for the traditional Japanese rice cakes, prepared with a green tea filling.
Want To Make Japanese Pickled Ginger? Try This Simple Recipe
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Want To Make Japanese Pickled Ginger? Try This Simple Recipe
A really simple recipe for Japanese pickled ginger that anyone can make.
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Omurice - The Latest Japanese Food Craze
Omurice is a combination of omelette and rice and the latest Japanese food that has the internet hungry.
Vegetarian Sushi: Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Sushi Recipes
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Vegetarian Sushi: Delicious Vegan and Vegetarian Sushi Recipes
Delight your palate with these fantastic vegetarian sushi recipes. Learn how to turn quinoa, couscous and even tofu into vegan and vegetarian sushi.
Wasabi: Where does it Come From?
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Wasabi: Where does it Come From?
Find out where one of the world's most lucrative plants is grown and why you've probably never tasted it.
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This Foodie Instagram is the Easy Way to Learn Japanese
Nihongo Flashcards are an easy way to learn Japanese through food – check out this foodie Instagram.
How to cook Daikon Radish: tips for preparing this Asian vegetable
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How to cook Daikon Radish: tips for preparing this Asian vegetable
Wondering how to cook daikon radish? We give you tips and tricks for preparing this beloved Asian vegetable. Discover some easy recipes!
How To Make Delectable Mochi Ice Cream
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How To Make Delectable Mochi Ice Cream
Craving mochi ice cream? Learn how to make it at home with just a few simple ingredients. It's one of the best recipes to help you cool off in the summertime.
How to Make Killer Miso Ramen
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How to Make Killer Miso Ramen
Watch Ivan Orkin explain the process of making delicious bowls of slurp–worthy ramen.
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Japan's Magical Raindrop Cake Comes To NYC
The raindrop cake, aka Japan's water cake, which took the internet by storm is now being dished in Brooklyn: here's a video to try making your own at home.
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How to Make Sake at Home: Advice from a Pro
Thanks to a microbiologist turned kombucha guru, we learnt how to make sake: brewing sake at home is not an easy process, but here's a step-by-step guide.
The Art of Plating Modern Kaiseki Cuisine
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The Art of Plating Modern Kaiseki Cuisine
Watch chef Niki Nakayama as she plates a selection of dishes from her 13 course Kaiseki tasting menu.
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Water Cake Recipe: How to Make Japan's Water Cake
Called Water Cake, this jelly like dessert is super popular in Japan and much easier to make than you'd imagine. Discover the recipe and try to make it at home.
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Here's Your Chance to Visit and Learn in Japan
The British Hospitality Association is searching for seven chefs to take part in an all expense paid culinary research trip to Japan.
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Top Chefs on Tokyo's Unique and Dynamic Culinary Reputation
From Michelin starred dining to Street food, precision and perfection characterize Tokyo's burgeoning food scene recognized by chefs worldwide.
4 Easy Japanese Recipes to Try at Home
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4 Easy Japanese Recipes to Try at Home
Never tried making Japanese food? We have four easy Japanese inspired recipes to get you started cooking like a pro at home, from burgers to tempura.
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The Science of Soy Sauce
What is soy sauce and how is it made? From the ingredients to the preparation, here's a closer look at one of the world's most famous and tasty sauces.
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Not only Nori and Kombu: 8 Edible Seaweeds You Should Try
Edible seaweed is no longer an ingredient just for Asian cuisines. Here's 8 edible seaweeds with advice on how to cook with them.
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Chef Hideaki Sato "Never Give Up"
An interview with the exciting Japanese chef Hideaki Sato who recently opened his Ta Vie restaurant in Hong Kong.
The 9 Stages of Soy Sauce Production
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The 9 Stages of Soy Sauce Production
A cool infographic that explains how soy sauce is made. Take a look and get to know how the food you're eating is produced.
Introducing Okonomiyaki, the Japanese Pancake
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Introducing Okonomiyaki, the Japanese Pancake
This delicious cabbage based pancake is a fun and flexible dish to add to your repertoire, once you've mastered how to pronounce its name.
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Have a hankering for a traditional Japanese miso soup with tofu and cucumber? Now you can make it at home with this simple and delicious recipe!
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Soba, or buckwheat, noodles are a popular variety in Japan. Try mixing them in with cucumber and sesame seeds to make a delicious and easy Asian cucumber salad.
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From Tokyo to Paris (and Back): the Route of High-Class Pastry Making
The trend of Japanese pastry chefs who, after coming to Europe to learn the art, add the precision of Japanese cuisine to create desserts that have no equals.
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Looking for a tasty vegetarian appetizer? Try these sesame crusted tofu skewers glazed in honey and soy. An easy recipe perfect if you like Japanese flavours.
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Ramen vs Spaghetti: a Funny Pasta Challenge
Ramen and spaghetti are similar because of the long strand-like format: we had fun finding the differences between the Italian pasta and the Japanese one.
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Yasuhiro Sasajima: "Umami is Everywhere"
An interview withe the Japanese chef Yasuhiro Sasajima who runs Il Ghiottone, a restaurant that serves Italian food in Kyoto. Enjoy the video!
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Should You Really Avoid Sushi on Mondays?
'Don't order sushi on a Monday' - a warning in Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential book, but how true is it? Should we really avoid sushi on Mondays.
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The Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2015 - The List
The first dedicated Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2015 has been published with one new restaurant receiving the highest accolade of three Michelin stars.
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The Science of Tempura Japanese Batter
What is tempura and how to make the perfect tempura batter? Some science tips will let you know how to prepare this Japanese recipe to fry fish or vegetables.
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Try this Japanese mulled wine recipe prepared with sake, jasmine tea and lemon: an alcoholic drink you can't miss if you love Japanese food and beverages.
Chef File: Interview With Yoshiaki Takazawa
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Chef File: Interview With Yoshiaki Takazawa
An exclusive video interview with famous chef Yoshiaki Takazawa, from Takazawa
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Chef Yoshiaki Takazawa: "Ten Seats, My Homage to Japanese Culture"
An exclusive video interview with famous chef Yoshiaki Takazawa, from Takazawa in Tokyo: the restaurant, opened in 2005, is known to have only ten seats.
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Japanese Chef Shows Off Supreme Knife Skills
A video of a sushi chef transforming a cucumber into all sorts of different shapes using nothing but a sharp knife and some precision cutting.
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Cooking the Classics: Japanese Ramen
Nearly turned into a national dish and cultural icon, Japanese ramen is now a worldwide famous street food: here are recipes and history of the Japanese ramen.
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Make Sake at Home
Uncommon Goods have launched a new home brew sake kit that allows people to brew up their own batch of the Japanese rice wine.
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The Science of Sushi: What is Sushi and How to Make It
What is sushi and how to make it the best way possible? Helped by science and physics, we provide you a guide to become the ultimate sushi masters at home.
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Eat and Buy at Nishiki Market in Kyoto
Discover some of the best gourmet foods you can eat and buy at Nishiki Market in Kyoto: from the Emperors' cuisine to some of the world's most expensive rice.
How Noodles Are Made
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How Noodles Are Made
A nice video filmed inside the Sun Noodle factory in New Jersey that looks at how ramen noodles are made.
Stop Saying These Asian Food Words Wrong
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Stop Saying These Asian Food Words Wrong
How to say a bunch of commonly mispronounced Asian food words correctly - from Nigiri to Kara Age, Xiao Long Bao to Tsukune.
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Japanese Kaiseki, Tradition Goes Upscale
Why Japan's kaiseki tradition - small, painstakingly prepared tidbits entrenched in nature - has become one of the greatest forces influencing modern dining.
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Tokyo Vegan Food Guide: a City Tasting Tour
A vegan food guide not to miss if you're planning a tour in Tokyo: here is a day of tasting vegan-vegetarian foods while visiting Tokyo’s hot spots.
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Making Washoku: Japanese Traditional Food Items | Gallery
With the Japanese traditional food culture, washoku, recognized as UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage, here is a gallery of artisanal and design kitchen tools.
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Nobu Hotel Coming to London in 2016
The Nobu Hospitality group, headed up by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, has announced plans to open a Nobu Hotel in London, coming 2016.
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Cooking the Classics: Japanese Sushi
Who has 'invented' sushi, and when? Here is a look at the history of sushi: from its earliest form as a method of preserving fish, to the restaurants worldwide.
How to Make Homemade Sushi
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How to Make Homemade Sushi
Some tips and suggestions to explain how to make homemade sushi.
5 Easy Recipes for Homemade Sushi
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5 Easy Recipes for Homemade Sushi
Want to venture into sushi making? Learn how to make delicious seafood and vegan sushi. Here's what you'll need...
Stop Eating Sushi Wrong and Watch this Video
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Stop Eating Sushi Wrong and Watch this Video
A simple video that explains why most of us have been eating sushi wrong all along, out down the chopsticks and use your hands.
How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Ramen
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How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Ramen
A video with Ivan Orkin, the American who managed to open a successful Ramen Noodle shop in Japan.
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Mitsuharu Tsumura to Open New Restaurant in Lima
Mitsuharu Tsumura, seen by many as the modern ambassador of Nikkei cuisine, has confirmed plans to open a second restaurant in Lima opening in June 2014.
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6 Cool and Creative Chopstick Designs
Want to get your hands on a coolest set of chopsticks ever? Check out the modern chopstick designs created by Japanese design team Nendo.
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Yoshihiro Narisawa's Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa today celebrates the 10th Anniversary of his award winning restaurant Les Créations de Narisawa in Tokyo.
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Learn this classic Japanese miso soup recipe with tofu and bean sprouts: it's an easy and delicious way to start a very umami dinner.
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Japanese Restaurant Makes Sushi Tanks
A restaurant in Japan has upped the anti on sushi art by created a range of sushi tanks inspired by the anime show 'Girls and Panzer'.
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Where Does Grant Achatz go for Dinner?
Where does one of the best chefs in the world like to go for dinner? The small island of Sado in the Japan for a special meal prepared by Yoshi Takazawa.
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Try making sushi at home with this tuna negi roll recipe.
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Japanese Pickles or Nukazuke: A Challenging Task
Our Food reporter Amie Watson tries her hands at Nukazuke, a dire and challenging foodie task. Find out how her experiment went and be inspired to try it too.
New To Sushi? The Infographic For Beginners
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New To Sushi? The Infographic For Beginners
How much do you know about sushi? Here's a handy infographic that helps beginners navigate the the delicious world of sushi.
Japanese Recipes - Food Inspired By Japan
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Japanese Recipes - Food Inspired By Japan
Craving Japanese food? Make wonderful food from Japan right in your home with these easy Japanese recipes.
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Try making sushi at home with this salmon sushi maki recipe, the ingredients include seafood, rice and seaweed
Foods Eaten in Japan That Aren't Sushi
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Foods Eaten in Japan That Aren't Sushi
Sushi is not the only food eaten in Japan. Here's some other foods eaten by the Japanese - including the fact that they like to put mayonnaise on top of pizza.
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Special burger with avocado and beetroot, a very large burger with special cheese melted on a grill
How Miso is Made and More Miso Facts
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How Miso is Made and More Miso Facts
A look at the Japanese ingredient of Miso including an explanation as to how it is made and just what it's used for.
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Wicky Priyan: The Sri Lankan Sushi Master
Meet Wicky Priyan, one of the only foreigners to ever be welcomed into the exclusive, closed-door, world of high-end Japanese sushi.
5 Japanese Dishes To Make Yourself
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5 Japanese Dishes To Make Yourself
Craving Japanese food? These recipes guide you step-by-step so you make make incredible Japanese dishes at home
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Looking for a typical and tasty Japanese dish? Try this seafood stew, a winter soup from Japan with squids, ginger and tuna! Discover here the full recipe!
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A nice crispy Japanese tempura recipe with vegetables such as eggplants, carrots, asparagus
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Japanese chicken wings reciped with garlic, hoisin, honey, and soy and vinegar sauce
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The Japanese signature soup with seaweed and tofu
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An easy and delicious vegan recipe from Japan, a mix of healthy and tasty ingredients including tofu, wasabe and beans
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A vegan broccoli soup you can't miss if you're looking for a vegan appetizer: broccoli soup withmiso and oyster mushrooms, a Japanese dish with a tasty twist.
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How To Eat Sushi | Difficult Food
Sushi is one of the world's most eaten food, but it's also one of the most difficult to eat: that's why FDL has brought you this simple tutorial on h
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Table Manners vs Difficult Food: How to Eat Sushi | Video
Enjoying sushi and makis the correct way can be a little daunting, how many bites are allowed? And which way do you dip? Find out in this video!
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Adria says elBulli had Japanese Influence
Speaking with a magazine in Tokyo Ferran Adria has claimed that Japanese cooking had the biggest influence on elBulli under his reign as chef
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The Secrets Of Japanese Dashi, More Than Just A Stock
It's one of the building blocks of Japanese cooking: a look at how dashi is made and used, and the secret techniques the top chefs use to make it taste great
Food Pictures From Japan
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Food Pictures From Japan
A beautiful collection of Japanese food pictures, taken during a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner
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More than a Chopstick - More than a Spoon
A simple invention that combines chopsticks, a spoon and a serving bowl in one simple design
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Try an exclusive stir fry recipe with mushrooms, shared by one of the most famous Japanese chefs in Milan: Roberto Okabe, from Finger's restaurant
Soy Sauce Flavored Ice Cream
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Soy Sauce Flavored Ice Cream
Ice cream comes in many shapes, sizes and flavors and now a Tokyo based confectionery company has launched their own Soy sauce ice cream
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The Hi-Tech Bakery in Japan
This hi-tech Japanese bakery has employed the use of new facial recognition technology to allow shoppers to easily scan and pay for their items
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Ferran Adria Plans a Japanese Restaurant in Barcelona
Ferran and Albert Adrià reveal their plans to open a Japanese style Nikkei restaurant in Barcelona
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Learn this classic Japanese miso soup recipe with tofu and bean sprouts: it's an easy and delicious way to start a very umami dinner
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Classic Dish Gets A Modern Makeover | Japanese Ratatouille
Ratatouille, the signature dish of Provence, is reinterpreted by Japanese chef Yoshiaki Takazawa
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Visit Japan's Cup Noodles Museum
Do you love ramen noodles? Don't miss an opportunity to visit Japan's CupNoodles Museum, an interactive feast for the eyes
Traditional Japanese Food Items
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Traditional Japanese Food Items
'Made in Japan Cooking Tools': a gallery of traditional Japanese food items, collected by HUGE magazine and shown at this year's Milano Design Week.
Foie Gras And Eggplant With A Japanese Twist
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Foie Gras And Eggplant With A Japanese Twist
If you love foie gras, try making this easy Japanese appetizer of eggplant, meat and miso
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This Moroccan style vegan sushi recipe, with cous cous instead of rice, eggplant and spicy harissa sauce, makes a great and healthy snack
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For a healthy and ethical snack try this Italian style vegan sushi recipe, with Arborio rice, sun-dried tomatoes and balsamic vinegar
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Enjoy an ethical snack with this Thai style vegan sushi recipe, with sticky red rice, cucumber, and fruit and garlic sauce
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Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa, the world famous Japanese chef from Les Creations de Narisawa in Tokyo, explores the taste of Hida beef in his recipe Sumi 2009
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Soil soup recipe: Richard's Soil by chef Yoshihiro Narisawa from Les Creations de Narisawa in Tokyo, a unique Japanese soup with an unexpected taste
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Ramen Noodles: Facts and Figures | Infographic
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Other than sweet, sour, salty or bitter: this ineffable taste, quite common in Japanese cuisine menus, is hard to define. Even if you already know what umami is