Although yuzu, Japan’s favorite citrus, can be found all year round, the best time to seek out this flavorful fruit is the middle of winter when stores receive an abundance of it.…

Despite the foliage of Japan turning magnificent hues of reds and oranges, the arrival of late autumn also means the increase of colds as our bodies adjust to the changes in weather.…

While most wouldn’t peg pumpkin as a Japanese ingredient you’ll be surprised at how much this vegetable makes an appearance on the Japanese dinner table. From tempura and soups to stews and bento buffers, this…

Summertime in Japan can be a little unbearable, the high humidity can feel like walking through walls of soup. There is a single saving grace that stops Japanese summertime from being akin…

A popular summer ingredient and long-held as the secret for long life in Okinawa, Japan’s tropical region in the south, goya or bitter melon doesn’t seem to have the same popularity with…

After the Internet went crazy for Dalgona, a South Korean frothy coffee that went viral on TikTok, it’s time for Japan’s answer to cold brew to take on the world. Japanese iced…