Posts Tagged ‘ sushi ’

Sushi For Breakfast in Japan

Jul 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Food, Photo Gallery

Temaki at a sushi bar blocks from the Tsukiji Wholesale fish market in Tokyo.   The temaki (hand rolls) pictured below are natto (fermented soy beans) with shiso leaves, cod roe and kappa (cucumber) from left to right. The fish roe melts in your mouth, the nori is crisp and flavorful and sushi tastes great even […]

Japanese Food – Great Choices & Questions of Sustainability

Jun 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Food

In the past week there has been some great food news for travelers to Japan and other developments that could be confusing for those concerned about the impact of their food choices on the environment. The good news is that for those travelers wanting to taste all of the great regional specialties in Japan a […]

Nihon on the Net – 11/16/08

Nov 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Nihon on the Net

Autumn in Japan is fast giving way to winter.  To go naked in autumn, you’ve gotta have yu, a recent article in The Japan Times, talks about the Japanese propensity for being cold and their love of yu (hot water) and nabe (hot pot).  For those studying the Japanese language, the article offers the added […]