How to order Japanese food delivery in Japan

How to order Japanese food delivery in Japan

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It is well known that one of the main attractions for any tourist visiting Japan is Japanese Food. At Japanese Taste we are always trying to help visitors to Japan choose the right food and restaurant by publishing real Japanese food and featuring top Japanese restaurants. But today, we would like to talk about another way - often undiscovered by many - to eat real Japanese food while you are in Japan. Japanese Food Delivery in Japan     We believe that Japanese food delivery in Japan is: Convenient because you do not have to go out from your accommodation when...

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Muji Chocolate Coated Strawberries

Muji Chocolate Coated Strawberries

Matcha Products

The infamous Chocolate Coated Strawberries have been a very popular Japanese snack since it is launch by lifestyle shop chain MUJI. In this article, we will try to explain what is MUJI and what makes this product a hit! What is MUJI? MUJI is the brand name behind public company Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. MUJI, originally founded in Japan in 1980, offers a wide variety of good quality products including household goods, apparel and food.  Mujirushi Ryohin, MUJI in Japanese, translates as “no-brand quality goods.” To date, MUJI operates over 870 stores and is rapidly expanding through the world. White Chocolate...

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Japanese Matcha Desserts at Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) in Kyoto

Japanese Matcha Desserts at Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) in Kyoto

Matcha Restaurants in Kyoto

Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) is a Kyoto based traditional teahouse, cafe and shop specialized in Japanese matcha desserts. The infamous Japanese green tea matcha powder is nowadays considered a superfood and one of its features, among many, is its versatility. However, to find high quality matcha is not always easy. At Shimizu Ippoen you can rest assure you will get the best matcha since they only use the freshest matcha directly harvested and refined in Kyoto prefecture. The place Shimizu Ippoen cafe has a black façade and looks like a traditional Kyoto house from outside:     Inside, expect a diaphanous space with comfortable seats...

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How to Make Nikujaga

How to Make Nikujaga

Recipes

Nikujaga (肉じゃが) is a combination of two words "niku" and "jagaimo", which mean meat and potatoes, respectively. This traditional Japanese dish is very easy to prepare and at the same time very tasty.      As the name implies the two main ingredients are meat and potatoes. Beyond that you can add pretty much any ingredient you want; onion, carrot, chickpeas... Regarding the beef make sure it has enough fat, otherwise the meat will get dried out. Another ingredient that matches very well with nikujaga is malony noodles. These translucent noodles absorb the taste of the other ingredients and add...

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New Variation of Taiyaki; the Croissant Taiyaki!

New Variation of Taiyaki; the Croissant Taiyaki!

For those who do not know... Taiyaki (鯛焼き) is a popular Japanese dessert made using regular pancake or waffle batter. The batter is poured into a sea bream fish-shaped mould for each side. The filling is then put on one side and the mold is closed. It is then cooked on both sides until golden brown.  Most common fillings are anko (sweet azuki red beans paste), chocolate and custard.  Now we have a new variation of the traditional taiyaki called croissant taiyaki.   Croissant Taiyaki at Dotonbori, Osaka   Croissant taiyaki is an hybrid of taiyaki and croissant. So basically what you...

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