Japanese Dining: The Lost Art

  These days, Westernization has begun to eat away at time-honored dining customs. Here are some food practices that can bring back an authentic Japanese flair.     Chabudai     Today’s Japanese families start using Americanized tables. However, there are still many traditionalists who sit on cushions at low tables like their ancestors before […]

Get to Know Agari: The Japanese Green Tea

The idea behind hot green tea in sushi restaurants is that the astringency of the tea cuts the fat from the food. In this way, you clean your mouth so you can try a different kind of sushi. Agari offers the right amount of flavor that complements sushi. Let’s learn more about this green tea, […]

Discover Kan: The Japanese Method of Warming Sake

  There’s no doubt that sake is delicious, but it is better when served at the right temperature. Kan is a Japanese method used to warm up this beverage, and it is perfect for demonstrating your bartender skills at a gathering with your friends. Today we offer you a little guide to serving sake and […]

New Year’s Eve in Peru: Tradition and Food

The New Year is a big celebration all over the world. Peru joins the long list of many countries where people gather hours before midnight to dine and share.  In today’s article, we will show you some traditions of Peru.  New Year in Peru -Eat 12 grapes: Each grape represents a month of the year; […]

Do You Know the History of Chopsticks?

Chinese chopsticks are integrated into the daily lives of more than a billion people.   However, they have a history that, with some certainty, we know to be at least three millennia-old, and they are further proof of China’s influence on oriental cuisine. In each country, they take a different form about their way of […]

How to Properly Eat Sushi

Today we bring you some tips that it’s good to know when facing a sushi tray. Above all, if you want to be an expert or master the always delicate subject of Japanese etiquette and protocol.   How to eat sushi   From softer to greasier fish, and from more delicate flavors to more intense […]

Drinking in Japan: Check These Tips!

Are you visiting Japan? Or maybe you already live in the country. Here are some practical rules to follow for drinking etiquette.   In general, Japanese society is quite indulgent with the manners of foreigners. As long as you try to stick to the way things usually are done and don’t get confused, you’re probably […]

Chinese Table Settings

You may feel a little nervous, not knowing what to do if you are invited to a Chinese banquet. In today’s article, we’ll show you everything you need to know about Chinese table settings.   Table settings   First things to know:   – Chopsticks in China are used in all meals. – The food […]

Asian Influences in Peru

Asian immigrants in Peru, mainly Chinese and Japanese, make up 5% to 7% of the total population, which in proportion to the general population is one of the largest in the entire Latin American nation.   Asian Influences   Nikkei kitchen    The idiosyncrasy of Peruvian cuisine is based on different aspects. Peru has a […]

10 Traditional Japanese Foods and Dishes

Japanese food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world.   “Based on rules of five, traditional Japanese cuisine, or washoku, emphasizes variety and balance. This is achieved through the use of five colors (black, white, red, yellow, and green), five cooking techniques (raw, grilled, steamed, boiled, and fried foods), and five flavors […]