A brief guide to dining after a disaster

| May 20, 2016

A brief guide to dining after a disaster

The earthquakes that hit Kumamoto last month likely have many people in Japan thinking about disaster preparedness. The country is in one of the most seismically active regions of the world, and no stranger to other disasters either. Stockpiling emergency supplies can seem like ...

Daikon: The great radish of Japan

| Dec 18, 2015

Daikon: The great radish of Japan

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the most popular vegetable in Japan is the daikon radish, beating out onions and cabbage. Both the white roots and green tops are eaten throughout the year in many ways: raw, pickled, as sprouts, dried ...