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Tempura is a representative Japanese food. It is as renowned worldwide as other Japanese foods. However, cooking Tempura is difficult, requiring high skills. Today we are going to tell you the basics and tips for how to cook delicious Tempura. It would be wonderful if you can eat Tempura at home anytime in your life!
“Ammitsu”, is one of representative Japanese confections and mostly served at shops. Ammitsu is actually easy to make at home. Today we are going to show you how to make Shiratama Ammitsu (Ammitsu with rice flour dumplings). Let's enjoy this summer with homemade Ammitsu!
In hot summer, you would want to stay cool with cold food. Tokoroten, a representative Japanese summer food,  is shredded gelidium jelly. Today we are going to tell how to make authentic Tokoroten with Tentsuki (Tokoroten cutter). Let's enjoy summer in Japanese style with Tokoroten and Tentsuki!
In Japan, there is a custom of eating eels on a day of the ox (called “Ushinohi”). This custom dates back to the Edo Period and it is actually effective to prevent summer heat. Let’s spend the midsummer day of ox with authentic Japanese style!
Shaved ice is a typical sweet that is often served at food stands of summer festivals or souvenir shops at tourist spots. However, it is also made at home. Today we are going to show you how to use a shaved ice machine, “Ikenaga Black Swan Shaved Ice Machine”.  Let’s enjoy this summer in Japanese style!
In Japan, Ume (Japanese plums) hit store shelves between May and July. Not a few people are waiting for the Ume season to make Umeshu (plum liquor). Based on how to make Umeshu, today we are going to introduce a recipes of fruit liquor and Ume syrup.
Dashi (soup broth) is an important element in Japanese cuisine, and learning how to make dashi is the first step for Japanese chefs. Today we are going to show you how to make dashi, which can be the core of Japanese cuisine. Why don’t you learn the basics of Japanese dashi and find your best one?
Yasuda Kawara is a type of roof tile that has been widely used and familiar to Japanese culture and life. For its functionality and design, it can be also used for serving Japanese cuisine, providing it with gorgeous looks. Would you like to get one as tableware for special events or celebrations?
Sushi is an art of food created by skilled professionals. It is believed it takes so many years to learn how to make sushi .  However, it doesn’t mean only professionals can make sushi. As the recipe is actually simple, you can enjoy it in your own way. Today we are going to introduce basics of making sushi.
Tamagoyaki is so common and an important element of Japanese cuisine. Today we would like to show you how to cook fluffy and juicy Tamagoyaki. With a Tamagoyaki pan, anyone can cook authentic Tamagoyaki easily. Why don’t you give it a try?
In Japan, there is a unique charcoal grill called “Shichirin”. It has been used at home or restaurants since before. Shichirin can even optimize flavors of the ingredients and make them more delicious. Would you like to experience authentic BBQ with a wonderful Japanese cooking tool?
Today we would like to introduce “Shokado Bento Box”, a little gorgeous, Japanese traditional bento lunch box. Shokado Bento Box is a Japanese traditional bento style and it is sort of a reproduced version of Japanese Kaiseki Cuisine. Would you like to have one for special occasions?
Today we are going to introduce a recipe of authentic Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg rice bowl). Oyakodon pan is a must for cooking Oyakodon. When cooking Oyakodon, in principle, one serving is cooked at a time.  Also, heat control is a key. Let’s cook authentic Oyakodon with Oyakodon pan!
Do you like waffles? Do you know that waffles taste best when freshly baked? Today we are going to introduce a homemade waffle recipe. If you have a waffle iron, you can enjoy freshly baked waffles at home any time. Let's give it a try!

Have you ever got through hassles in boiling eggs? Eggs are rich in nutrients and eaten in various dishes all over the world. Using convenient egg tools will certainly reduce your stress in cooking. Let’s enjoy cooking various egg dishes by using Microwave Egg Boiler and Egg Cutter!

Despite being originated from China, Ramen has been developed independently from the original style in Japan. Now it has taken a firm hold in Japan as a new food culture, which is more and more spreading to the world. Today we will show you the whole process to cook “Spicy Miso Ramen".
Hina-matsuri is a festival celebrating girls and wishing them good health. It is a historic and traditional event where people display dolls called “Hina-Ningyo” for protection from misfortunes and eat specific dishes. Today we are going to introduce how to cook Chirashi-zushi and Osuimono!
In Japan, there is a fish-shaped waffle called “Taiyaki”. It is made by baking waffle batter with filling inside. The most common filling is sweet red bean paste. Taiyaki imitates the shape of "Tai" (sea bream) , which is believed to bring a good luck. We will show you a simple Taiyaki recipe!
Chawanmushi is a Japanese traditional dish as well as very common and typical menu for seasonal events or celebrations. We are going to show you a recipe using a one-size-fits-all steamer named “Mushīna”, which is a tool to make a pan/pot like a steamer.
Chicken is eaten worldwide and popular in Japan too. Especially Yakitori, one of representative Japanese food, is popular among foreigners and always ranked high. We would like to show you how to cut and separate the chicken carcass, as prerequisite knowledge prior to cooking Yakitori.
We would like to introduce cookie cutters to make the Candy House that appears in a Grimm Fairy Tale, By using house-shaped and fir tree-shaped cutters, you can easily make an edible diorama. Let’s make a Candy House you’ve been dreaming of, and have the best Christmas with your family!

Sushi is extremely popular worldwide! For those who think making sushi at home is a little too hard, making rolled sushi with a sushi rolling mat (called Makisu) and mould. With Makisu, anyone can make professional rolled sushi! Why don’t you hold a party with Japanese comfort food?

Halloween is an exciting event either for adults or kids. Kids must be looking forward to this annual event. We would like to share recipe of Halloween art Takoyaki using Takoyaki pan. Let’s cook Halloween Takoyaki to enjoy Halloween party even more with your family and friends!

Tempura is a Japanese traditional dish. Any ingredients would taste good when made into Tempura. We would like to show you the 3 tips of cooking tasty Tempura. Once you learn the tips, you can be a Tempura professional from Today!
We will show you a recipe of Sweet Potato Seasoned Rice, which is one of the most basic and simple seasoned rice, and the recipe can be applied to other seasoned rice. This time we use a Donabe to cook it . Why don’t you enjoy a Japanese traditional cuisine cooked with Donabe?

Molding rice is common and familiar in Japanese food culture, and rice molds are very useful when you serve a plate lunch or make the dishes more photogenic for SNS posts. Of course, this isn’t their only functionality, and we should also be aware of another practical functionality to retain heat. We will show you 2 different shapes of mold and demonstrate how to use them. Let's try using rice molds and upgrade your daily meals!

We’ve been showing how to make sashimi at home in our 3 serial blog posts and here's the final topic: How to process/slice "Saku" (fish fillets). In the first blog, we showed “Washing” (how to prepare fish with head and guts) and in the second blog, "San Mai Oroshi" (how to cut a fish into 3 pieces). In our final blog for sashimi, we are going to show you how to process Saku and slice it into sashimi!

San-Mai Oroshi (cutting a fish into 3 pieces) might sound easy, but you should know there are a few points to take special care. Cutting a fish just randomly without thoughts will spoil its taste and looks. However, if you are aware of some tips, it isn’t so difficult. Just be sure of the important points we are going to show you.

As with a global trend of pursuing healthy food, more and more people now eat raw fish, get impressed by awesome sushi or sashimi, and wish to cook them by themselves. We would like to show you in our serial blog posts how to prepare a fish to make sashimi. The topic of the first post is “A Basic Process to Prepare a Fish”.

Ramen is a representative Japanese food. Ramen chefs in Japan take incredibly a lot of time and efforts to serve just a single bowl of Ramen. It is very interesting that while those enthusiasm for cooking Ramen spread nationwide, a basic concept of Ramen has been established.

We would like to show you this basic concept ― what Ramen is like, and its variety.

Chirashi sushi is a type of sushi but more like a homemade family dish with ingredients you like. What does "chirashi" means? It's "sprinkle". Imagine your favorite toppings are sprinkled all over sushi rice... How attractive is it? Let's have a look at this simple recipe and enjoy Chirashi sushi with your favorites!
What kind of dishes do you think of when you hear the word “Japanese food”? You might say Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura etc... “Sukiyaki” is also one of the most popular Japanese food. This luxurious meal for special occasions should be able to top off your year nicely. We explain how to cook and enjoy Sukiyaki in this blog.
One of Japanese typical winter dishes is a hot pot. As the winter comes, every family has many opportunities to enjoy various hot pots. That much the hot pot is close to the Japanese. We have tons of types including local ones. Here you can check five simple recipes. Enjoy Japanese classic hot pots at home in winter!
Halloween is a big event where adults and children both can enjoy parades, costumes and a home party. I can imagine how excited you all are! Of course, sweets give color to this special day. Why don't you bake spooky and cute cookies with your family, friends and lovers to enhance a Halloween mood?
Takoyaki is a popular food in Japan. Especially in Kansai area, they own a takoyaki pan per family. If you are into Japan, try Takoyaki Party (Tako-pa) at home! In the first place, what is takoyaki? What do you need to make it? How can you make it? You can learn everything you need to know about takoyaki in this blog!

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