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Rice is Nice

Onigiri, or rice balls, is a popular comfort food in Japan. Cooking instructor Sonia Phua from ABC Cooking School explains how to make a traditional triangle-shaped onigiri. “Onigiri, or rice b...

  • Shime like a Star

    Parfaits are eaten all over Japan and are very popular for their decadent toppings and elaborate designs. But this iconic frozen dessert is growing in popularity across Japan thanks to a cool new tren...

  • RICE and shine

    Rice is an essential part of every meal in Japan. One company is at the forefront of growing its export to Singapore and the rest of the world. We speak to Takushi Suminaka, director and general manag...

  • Time for tofu

    Long a healthy staple in Japanese cuisine, bean curd is tasty and nutritious, even for meat eaters! Touted as a super food that is as rich in nutrients as it is in history, tofu, or bean curd, ...

  • Hot Off the Grill

    Can you “eel” it? Grilled unagi is fast gaining popularity in Singapore, with three speciality restaurants vying for the top spot. [caption id="attachment_4374" align="alignleft" width="770"] Left:...

  • Spring Awakening

    Savour the freshest flavours during cherry blossom season. Japan has long taken seasonal cues from nature. Whether it is spring, summer, autumn or winter, each season has characteristics that a...

  • Bring Home a Piece of Komatsu

    From pretty ceramics to delicious jams, these are the souvenirs you’ll want to share with family and friends....

  • Indulge Your Senses

    Whether you appreciate ceramics, nature or even vintage cars, you will have lots to do in Komatsu City....

  • A City of Many Faces

    If you visit the city of Komatsu, you’ll meet the positive-minded Kabukky. Kabukky who? It’s not a real person but is the city’s cartoon mascot dressed in traditional Kabuki garments—those of the char...

  • Savouring the Seasons

    “When I think about the menu, I always think about what ingredients are in season. It’s not easy to see in Singapore but, for me, it’s quite natural to see the different seasons in a year. Since it’s ...

  • Savour every Flavour

    Sweet, spicy or clean tasting—Komatsu City has something for every appetite....

  • A Taste For Quality

    Andrew Tjioe, president and CEO of Tung Lok Group, tells us why his renowned restaurant chain prefers to use premium Japanese produce in its exquisite Chinese dishes Andrew Tjioe, president and CEO...

  • Food for the Soul

    Kushikatsu may have humble origins, but this beloved Osaka street snack is now given a gourmet twist by these three inventive chefs. Left: Ginza Kushi-Katsu / Center: Ginza Rokukakutei Singapore ...