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Salmon Teriyaki

Fused by Fiona's salmon teriyaki recipe for Japanese food
The perfect combination of flavours in the salmon and the sweet teriyaki sauce make this an all-time favourite in households across the world and on menus in both Asian and non-Asian restaurants.

Lighter fare for spring weather

Lighter fare for spring weather

With the changing of seasons, there is also a change in one’s lifestyle. A common change in Japan is one’s diet. Since spring brings warmer weather, the food tends to be lighter. Beef and pork are a little dense, so fish and tofu become the popular protein of the season. Although fish might not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are different types to suit your taste or to slowly wean you into possibly liking it.

Discover some of the sakura foods that make the beginning of spring even better!

sakura foods, sweets and tea

Described as flowery sweet, sakura have a soft cherry taste that goes well with a lot of different food. Here are some of the traditional foods you can try to satisfy your sakura tooth.

Kitchen Beauty: Natural DIY Kitchen Beauty Hacks from Japan

Kitchen Beauty: Natural DIY Kitchen Beauty Hacks from Japan
Rubbing tea leaves on your face, moisturising with camellia oil and toning with rice water? Learn more about these DIY kitchen beauty hacks.

25 Matcha Trivia You (Probably) Didn't Know

25 Matcha Trivia You (Probably) Didn't Know from Japanese Green Tea Company
Think you know matcha? Here are some fun facts that may surprise you!

7 Types Of Japanese Seaweed You Should Know

Wakame seaweed from Japan
How many of these common Japanese seaweed do you know?

Kombu & Shiitake Dashi (Kelp & Shiitake stock/broth)

Kombu & Shiitake Dashi (Kelp & Shiitake stock/broth)

Dashi is a type of cooking stock used as a base for soups and other dishes in Japanese cuisine and is surprisingly easy to make.

Onigiri with Umeboshi Filling

Onigiri with Umeboshi Filling
Try this easy and fun recipe by Fiona Uyema for onigiri filled with umeboshi.

Nutricosmetics: The beauty products you can eat

Far from a fad, nutricosmetics and beauty foods are an important part of modern Japanese culture
Let’s not forget that healthy food is beauty food too.

PRODUCER SPOTLIGHT: PUFFPUFF - Bringing you the taste of Okinawan Island life

石垣島Natural Garden Cafe PUFFPUFF located in Ishigaki Island in Okinawa. Terrace overlooking the tropical island sea
PUFFPUFF gets its unique name from the relaxing sound of a passing cloud and embraces the Ishigaki Island's atmosphere of tranquility and harmony with nature. 

Setsubun (節分): The Japanese Festival of Bean Throwing and Sushi Rolling

Setsubun (節分): The Japanese Festival of Bean Throwing and Sushi Rolling
How do you know spring has finally arrived in Japan?

8 Japanese Hot Pot Meals To Keep You Warm This Winter

8 Japanese Hot Pot Meals To Keep You Warm This Winter
Nabe (Japanese hot pot) is an essential winter dish in Japan.