The Origins of Miso Soup

Miso Soup in wooden bowl.

Miso soup is a mainstay in Japanese cuisine, and for a good reason — it’s delicious, energizing, and a perfect complement to any meal. However, it’s far from a recent innovation, as Japan has been enjoying miso in some form for well over 1,000 years! The origins of miso and how it became the soup […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Tempura

Tempura being held with chopsticks.

Almost every cuisine in the world has a version of fried food that people find extremely popular and can be found on every menu. In Japanese culture, that frying technique comes in the form of tempura. From rock shrimp, cod, chicken, and even soft shell crab, fried tempura items are found on Japanese restaurant menus […]

A Brief History of Japanese Fried Chicken Wings

Wings on a dish.

In almost every culture around the world, there is a variation of fried chicken wings somewhere in their culinary recipe book. Different countries take the humble protein, put their own spin on the dish, and help it be representative of their approach to food.