Japan's delicious traditional sweets

Japan’s delicious traditional sweets

The Japanese are as crazy about 'western' sweets as westerners about Japanese food, that is to say cakes, chocolates, parfaits and mousses of all kinds are treats that have a lot of fans in Japan. If you visit any Japanese city, you will most likely find at least a few French bakeries, or patisseries selling all manner of scrumptious cakes and desserts. But European style desserts are not the only kind of delicacy that sweet-toothed travelers can enjoy in Japan. Japanese cuisine has a lot of... [ read more ]

The most delicious traditional Japanese dishes

The most delicious traditional Japanese dishes

No matter where you live, if you've ever eaten out somewhere, then you've probably encountered Japanese cuisine at least once in your life. When it comes to national cuisines, their degree of popularity around the world is probably a good measure of how good they actually are. And seeing as Japanese cuisine has reached countries hundreds of miles away from Japan, you can be sure that Japanese food is nothing if not fabulous. But although most people have heard or tasted dishes like sushi, te... [ read more ]