Tag Archives: Japanese cooking

Fun Link Friday: Cooking Edo Period Food 🍚

When in Japan, food is everything. What’s the local specialty? What’s the best omiyage? But have you stopped and wondered “What were people eating 200 years ago?” Well the Center for Open Data in the Humanities might be able to … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Dining with Dragon Balls

While we’ve all got Thanksgiving on the mind, check out the wild meal Kotaku reported on this past week: a restaurant in Nagoya serving up nabe (hot pots) with dragon balls! The balls are filled with collagen jelly (which probably … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Just Hungry

Makiko Itoh, a Japanese expat and world-traveler, runs Just Hungry (justhungry.com), an English-language blog about cooking (mostly) healthy Japanese food. In addition to running this blog, she writes for The Japan Times and is the author of The Just Bento Cookbook. Continue reading

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