onigiri - why are they triangular?

Onigiri – Tasty, but why Triangular?

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“The Samurai’s Sandwich”   Visitors to Japan will no doubt have stumbled across one of the country’s many Konbini (convenience stores) and sampled some of the  snacks on offer. One of the staple choices is Onigiri, little parcels of rice, wrapped carefully in plastic. They come with hundreds of different shapes and flavours and are […]

Yuki Manga Japanese cookery tips

‘Don’t Dunk, Dip!’ Yuki Manga

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The first in my series of Mini-Yuki Manga cookery tips! I am collaborating with the wonderful Manga illustration artist Chie Kutsuwada. I’ll be bringing you regular tips for how to prepare your Japanese dishes at home and how to enjoy best enjoy Japanese cookery. Sign-up to my newsletter (leave your email at the bottom of […]