How to make delicious Japanese Tea? (matcha and sencha)

Still looking for the perfect way to prepare Japanese green tea like sencha or matcha? follow this quick guide and enjoy the best of your Japanese tea. General instructions for making a cup of Japanese Tea: 1. Prepare boiled hot water and wait till it cools down to the recommended temperature. 2. Place tea leaves in a teapot. 3. Pour the hot water...

Evil Spirits and Monsters in Japan

Evil Spirits and Monsters in Japan also known as Yōkai are a class of supernatural monsters, spirits, and demons in Japanese folklore. Today, we would like to introduce: Tengu Tengu live deep in the mountains. They have a reddish face with a strangely long nose. They are dressed as mountain priests carrying a long, white stick, a sword and a fan....

How to take care of your tetsubin (cast iron teapot)

  Cast iron teapot, also called Japanese Tetsubin in Japanese will be the perfect tool formaking excellent tea. It's not really easy to take care of a cast iron teapot, so we decided to help you with this short guide: If using new cast iron teapot, follow these steps: 1. Fill with steaming water and rinse inside of your teapot. 2. Pour...

How to prepare UFO yakisoba?

1- Open the lid to about a third and Remove large opaque foil packet of liquid and small translucent packet of herbs and tiny mysterious pink bits (sauce, nori and ginger).2- Add boiling water in the bowl and keep the cover sealed for 3-5 minutes, or just until the noodles are soft and can be loosened with a pair of...