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Get Veggie Power From Goma-ae And...

ABC Cooking Studio, which opened its first studio in Singapore in 2015, specialises in teaching people how to prepare Japanese cuisine. In this issue, we find out how to prepare goma-ae and shira-ae. ...

  • A Kamaboko Reinvention

    The Kawachiya Company has transformed a Japanese staple into stunning works of art that keep up with the times. Kamaboko, otherwise known as fishcake, is made from finely blended fish meat. It is t...

  • The Miracle Of Napa Valley

    Capcom CEO, Mr. Kenzo Tsujimoto, ventures into the winery business in Napa Valley with a firm stamp of Japanese excellence. “With the great success of Capcom’s games, I was concerned that the c...

  • KINGS Of Cream

    Soft, fluffy, and all things pretty. We find out what makes our beloved Japanese cakes so popular! Ask anyone what comes to mind when they think of Japanese cakes, and they’ll tell you how dele...

  • Journey Through Hamamatsu

    Apart from eating your way through the plenteous produce, take some time to visit these attractions....

  • Hooray for Hamamatsu!

    “Yaramaika” is a Japanese local dialect that is used to symbolise the city of Hamamatsu. Loosely translated to “Let’s try!” or “Why not give it a shot?”, this catchphrase embodies the spirit of innova...

  • Keep Cool And Carry On

    Summer in Japan is marked by torpid heat and humidity and so, it’s unsurprising that the Japanese have come up with a number of ingenious ways to maintain their cool. Most of us in Singapore seek r...

  • Bountiful Blessings

    With its favourable climate and fertile soil, Hamamatsu is blessed with incredible produce all year round....

  • Beautiful Balance

    “Whether it’s Japanese rice vinegar, Singaporean sambal belachan, or Thai sweet chili sauce, I enjoy experimenting with Asian flavours and Western cooking techniques. My passion in fusion dishes bloss...

  • Eat Your Heart Out in Hamamatsu

    With so much good food available, it’s hard to decide where to eat. Here are some of our top picks....

  • Memories of Hamamatsu

    Before you leave Hamamatsu, get your hands on some of these treasures....

  • Moulding, a Food Culture

    Used to transform starches into sugar to produce sake, as well as ferment soybeans to make seasonings like shoyu and miso, it’s hard to imagine what Japanese cuisine would look like without koji. A...

  • Love me Tendon

    Think tendon is just about fried Japanese food? Think again. Tempura is one of the most popular Japanese foods around the world, but did you know it actually has Portuguese origins? In the late 16t...