Japanese Cuisine 日本 料理

A Poetical Pursuit of Food [1]
Harmony for the Palate and the Eye

–“All Japanese food needs its setting.” — Sir John Pilcher, H.M. Ambassador to Japan [2]

“I wouldn’t be surprised to see 20 percent of Americans eating sushi as part of their regular diet in 10 or 15 years.” — Boye De Mente, 1987 [3]

Tosa Sake for New Year

Japanese food is one of the great cuisines of the Pacific Rim — and the world. Its popularity is leaping over national boundaries. Japanese cuisine is about Continue reading

Bento II

Back to Bento
Problems in the Lunch Box — Some Solutions

Juicy Burgers for Bento

Burgers Bento Style

Research in Japan has shown that hamburgers are the most popular meat today in children’s Bento boxes.  But there are some problems.

Bento are made early in the morning. By the time they are eaten, several hours later, the hamburgers are often tough, hard and flavorless. This problem Continue reading