Stories about Japanese Food and Culture

  • Japanese New Year's Herbal Sake, Otoso

    Rarely does a Japanese celebration not include Sake. Japanese New Year is a three day celebration Collectively called Sanganichi 三が日, starting with...
  • The Health Benefits of Japanese Eel

    Not only is eel a delightful treat, it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and protein which is great in terms of protecting our heart and maintaining healthy bones.

  • Introducing Sozai

      Sozai 素材 and sozai 惣菜 Sozai, which is also in the name of our sister company, Sozai cooking school, has two meanings. 素材 (pronounced sozai) me...
  • Our Recommended Methods of Heating and Serving

    Heating Grilled Eel, Foie Gras, Chicken Yakitori, Ninja Curry, Monthly Curry, Gyudon, Miso-marinated Black Cod, shio-koji marinated Salmon with Yu...