Japanese cuisine

YUZU: Japan’s citrus fruit

It looks like a lemon, but it’s not. It looks like a lime, but it isn’t. Maybe a mandarin? but it isn’t. It’s called Yuzu, and it’s a citrus fruit from the Orient. A ‘new’ food for many that has been making its way into our gastronomy for a year… Read more

Nikka: The world’s best Japanese whisky

Surely many of you have heard of a surprising whisky that one day, in a blind tasting in Scotland, left many with their mouths open. Well, this whisky, which many chose as the best, was not exactly from Scotland, but… from Japan! Its name? Nikka, and this month we present it… Read more

Hondashi, the fish stock powder

Before defining the word “Hondashi”, we will explain the word “dashi”. It is known as “dashi” to the essential broth of Japanese cuisine, a base broth for many of the recipes of oriental gastronomy that requires its flavour for the best dishes. A starting point for cooking star recipes such… Read more

Dorayaki: Do you know the most popular Japanese sweet?

It is called “dorayaki” and many fans of the famous cartoon series “Doraemon” know it as the favourite sweet of this curious cosmic cat. Undoubtedly, a sweet that stands out for its shape, its taste and its multiple combinations of flavours, becoming today the most fashionable snack not only in… Read more

Teriyaki Sauce: What it is, recipes and where to buy it

Teriyaki sauce is one of the star condiments of Japanese cuisine, and has also been very popular in the West. It is generally known as a sweet-tasting seasoning, but it is actually a gastronomic technique, whose name is the result of the combination of the terms “teri”, which translates as… Read more

Seaweed for sushi: types, recipes and where to buy it

In recent months, many people have been encouraged to try Japanese cuisine at home. In this sense, traditional recipes such as sushi have become the star dish for special lunches and dinners. Because it is one of the favourite dishes of adults and children, because it is fun to prepare… Read more

Nori seaweed: properties, benefits and where to buy it

A few days ago we talked about the types of seaweed that can be used to prepare sushi, and now we want to focus on one of them, the most common: nori seaweed. Why “nori”? Nori” is a Japanese term used to refer to the edible varieties of seaweed. And… Read more

Find out all about Yakiniku

If you go to Google and type in “Yakiniku” you will probably have found thousands of articles that refer to this Japanese word. However, the doubt arises when you read them and see that some of them refer to a type of dish, others to a style of cooking and… Read more

Best Japanese restaurants in Barcelona

If you’re passionate about Japanese cuisine and you’re from Barcelona, you’re in luck. Eating with chopsticks is all the rage, which is why Barcelona offers a wide range of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Among its streets and charming corners you will find the most typical dishes of… Read more

Best Japanese restaurants in Madrid

Japanese food is one of those things that you either love or hate. Well, if you are of the first group and you are in Madrid, you should know that it is one of the best places to experience the most characteristic flavours of Asian cuisine. The capital is one… Read more

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