“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 […]
The myth of slurping your Japanese noodles is widespread, to slurp or not to slurp?
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 […]