What are Japanese bowls called?

There are many different kinds of bowls used in the traditional Japanese table setting. There are soup bowls or Shiruwan (汁椀), small bowls, rice bowls or Ochawan in Japanese (お茶碗), and even ramen bowls or ramen Bachi (ラーメン鉢). Soup Bowl and Small Bowls Soup bowls as implied are used to serve hot soup. Most soup bowls are made from wooden...

How to prepare cup noodles?

Cup noodles is one of the most famous instant ramen in the world ! But do you know  what's the perfect way to prepare it? 1- Pull back the lid of your Cup noodles from the tab to the dotted line and hold it there .2- Add boiling water until the water reaches the line.3- Close the  lid of Cup...

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...

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