A typical item in bento boxes or school lunches, nigiri is made with the same types of rice as sushi. This version can be lightly sautéed for a bit of crispness, but is also delicious as is
Ginger paste is a versatile alternative to using fresh ginger. Read on for ideas about how to incorporate it into dishes.
This modern take on traditional matcha tea is a vodka-based cocktail. It packs quite a punch!
This simple syrup, spiked with matcha tea, adds wonderful earthy flavor to cocktails and smoothies
Unlike coffee, matcha offers that morning caffeine boost without the negative side effects of the jitters or caffeine crash. This breakfast smoothie will keep you amped for the day
Ponzu sauce releases the distinctive and most prized of Japanese flavors: umami. Read on for ideas about how to incorporate this ingredient into a variety of dishes
To make this fresh, Italian-inspired Japanese noodle dish, Chef Chris Jaeckle makes a savory broth with tomato water and olive oil
Curating Chef of the Japan Box, Chris Jaeckle talks about his cooking style and the striking similarity between Italian and Japanese cuisines.