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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...

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  • 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...

  • As You Like It “Japanese din...

    Imagine going into a restaurant and not quite knowing what to expect. Omakase describes a type of Japanese dining where the chef decides what you eat. Here are three restaurants to enjoy an amazing om...

  • The BAR Necessities

    It’s a combination that never fails to lift the spirits after a hard day at the office. We’re talking about sake and food! Meet the masters working their magic at three sake bars in Singapore. ...

  • A Sushi Situation

    It’s a simple dish using few ingredients, but the technique, heart and soul that go into preparing just one sushi is nuanced and full of depth. Here, we give you a glimpse of great masters at work. ...

  • A Cut Above The Rest

    Yakiniku refers to grilled meat dishes, but the preferred meat of choice is beef. We speak to three yakiniku connoisseurs and their philosophy behind great-tasting grilled beef. ...

  • Making The Katsu

    It’s not just a breaded piece of meat deep-fried to crispy perfection. Katsu is also eaten by the Japanese before an important exam or game as the word “katsu” also means “to win”. We find out what ma...

  • The Heat Is On

    Authentic teppanyaki cooking is more than fancy theatrics; three chefs show us what it takes to be the true masters of the teppan. There is no denying that Singaporeans love Japanese ...

  • DON Speak

    It’s a quick and easy, yet healthy, way to get a balanced meal when you have little time to spare. We look at three types of rice bowls that are well-loved by Singaporeans and Japanese alike. ...

  • Japanese Cocktail Concoctions

    With cocktail bars mushrooming across the country, people in Singapore are spoiled for choice when it comes to cocktail options. But what exactly sets Japanese cocktails apart from the rest? We find ...

  • A Steamy Story

    A hearty wintertime specialty, nabemono (Japanese hotpots) is a one-pot meal cooked over a mini stove at the table. Three masters tell us more about the different ways to enjoy this communal dish. ...

  • Baking Dreams Come True

    When it comes to baking, the Japanese do give the Westerners a run for their money. Think delicate cakes, crusty breads and pillowy soft buns made with equal doses of love and precision. ...

  • You’ve Got Meat

    Yakitori may be a mainstay in izakayas, and the go-to option for people looking for a quick and easy meal after a long day of work. But in the hands of the right chefs, these meaty morsels are elevate...