Category Archives: Food Corner

Here you will find posts about my food experiences and adventures, where I try out new recipes, visit restaurants to try new dishes and having friends over for an intercultural cooking party. Long sentence short: It’s all about food!

Tokyo food coma

Hello everyone, As you might have already guessed, one of the main things I like to do in Japan is eating! So it’s probably not a big surprise that I found myself in several food comas that brought me directly … Continue reading

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Suihanki cooking

Hello everyone, Today I want to share one of my top favorite Suihanki (rice cooker) recipes with you. A rice cooker is an item that you will find in basically every Japanese household (probably also in every Korean or Chinese … Continue reading

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When I crave J-Food…

Hello everyone, Do you know the feeling that you really want to eat one particular thing and start to think about it all the time? This happens to basically every week with Japanese Food. Of course, not always the same … Continue reading

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Top 5: Snack foods

Hello everyone, Today I want to show you my top favorite Conbini Snack foods, although I have the feeling that there is sooo much more to try (a whole world of unknown flavors). Probably my favorite list here will not … Continue reading

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My Top 5: Japanese summer Drinks

Hello everyone, Some months ago, before I went to Japan, I started a personal challenge: Buying a new item (new for me) every time I go to the Japanese supermarket! Background of this challenge was that I felt like lacking … Continue reading

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Osaka: famous Yaki-mono

Hello everyone, Since every Prefecture, City and Village in Japan seems to have its’ very own, very special Food (or at least claims to have one), Osaka is no exception. But actually Osaka has not only one but several food … Continue reading

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Traditional Food: Miso soup

Hello everyone, While being in Japan I also learned a few things about grocery shopping and cooking. For example, that if you are on a tight budget, you should totally try to find a Lawson 100 shop to but cheapish … Continue reading

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A little bit more of Kyoto…

Hello everyone, If you’re into temples and shrines and history themed sightseeing, Kyoto is totally the Place to be for you! For me there were too many to choose from for the given time, so I decided to go for … Continue reading

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Pancake Party in Nagoya

Hello everyone, After having some trouble to find the Bus terminal at Shinjuku station in Tokyo, I had a very relaxing bus ride to Nagoya with Willer’s Express. I can just recommend taking these Highway busses, because they are the … Continue reading

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I’m mosquito food…

Hello everyone, On my first night in Tokyo I got bitten by mosquitos twice. And it turns out, that I’m damn allergic to whatever they inject into our bodies to keep the blood running. By allergic I mean, the bites … Continue reading

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Cooking Party (Part 1): Tempura

Hello everyone, I love Japanese food! You too? But to be honest it’s crazy expensive outside of Japan and cause I am not the wealthy-kind-of-student, so I treat myself just every now and then for a bowl of Ramen or … Continue reading

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