Zen cuisine offers food for thought in Milan

Oct 25, 2015

Zen cuisine offers food for thought in Milan

Vegan cuisine from a Zen Buddhist temple in Japan was sampled Saturday at the Japan Pavilion in the food-themed world exposition in Milan. Ryuju Muramatsu from Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture, one of the Soto Zen school’s two head temples, demonstrated how to make one ...

Born in the USA, eaten in Okinawa

Oct 23, 2015

Born in the USA, eaten in Okinawa

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Known for its white sand beaches and tropical climate, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, also possesses a confused culinary identity. It’s a fusion of Western tastes and local ingredients that will have visitors questioning where they’ve landed. Okinawa was occupied by the U.S. for 27 ...