Hone your knowledge of Japanese kitchen knives

May 27, 2017

Hone your knowledge of Japanese kitchen knives

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Japanese kitchen knives have a worldwide reputation for excellent quality and artistic beauty. The trouble is, there's so much mythology and romance surrounding them, not to mention a bewilderingly wide range of prices and types, that it can be difficult to make a choice. The ...

Ready-to-cook meal kits a hit with dual-income families

Aug 15, 2016

Ready-to-cook meal kits a hit with dual-income families

Ready-to-cook meals made by NH Foods Inc. and Lawson Fresh, a food delivery service run by convenience store chain Lawson Inc., are proving popular with double-income families in Japan. Since its launch in 2013, Lawson has expanded its Kitchent menu comprising around 20 items including ...

Ochikeron

| Apr 3, 2015

Ochikeron

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Ochikeron, a Tokyo-based YouTuber, has transformed her kitchen into a studio as she uploads Japanese cooking videos introducing easy and quick-to-prepare recipes for viewers. She began her YouTube channel, which now has close to 600,000 subscribers, right after the Great East Japan Earthquake — a ...

Chefs from eight countries battle to win Japanese food contest

Jan 30, 2015

Chefs from eight countries battle to win Japanese food contest

Chefs from eight countries participated in a Japanese cooking contest Friday in Kyoto to see who could had the best offerings in "washoku," or traditional Japanese cuisine. A total of 110 people from 27 countries and regions applied to compete in the event, which was ...