Discover Japan

Discover Japan and its culinary culture through articles on Japanese habits and customs, traditional food at Matsuri and other celebrations. Also follow our tips and tricks to make your trip to Japan a success, know which souvenirs to bring back from Japan and where to buy them.

8 gastronomic festivals not to be missed in Japan from September to February

Go and discover the gastronomic festivities where you will find a very festive atmosphere with food stands everywhere. The atmosphere is friendly, joyful and exciting.

Kodomo no hi, the children’s festival on May 5, what do we eat?

Kodomo no Hi 子供の日 is a Japanese festival to wish for the health and growth of children. Check out the lucky dishes and desserts.

16 Japanese food theme parks and museums to visit in Japan!

Here is our guide to the 16 theme parks and museums on Japanese cuisine where you can discover, taste and prepare all these dishes.

What do we eat in winter in Japan?

Winter in Japan can be quite harsh, it is common to eat hearty meals like stews, fondues, ramen…

Setsubun 節分, February 3, the festival of the arrival of spring

Celebrate Setsubun, the arrival of spring in Japan! You can enjoy traditional Japanese dishes. Discover them in this article!

Yoshoku cuisine, Japanese cuisine inspired by the West

Yoshoku cuisine merges Western ingredients and cooking techniques into a Japanese style. An aspect of Japanese cuisine to discover.

Nanakusa no Sekku 七草の節句, 7 Herbs Festival, January 7

Nanakusa gayu is the traditional Japanese breakfast on January 7th. It contains 7 herbs and rice porridge to purify the body.

New Year in Japan, what do we eat?

Following our article on Christmas in Japan, New Year’s Eve in Japan immediately takes the lead. Indeed, this festival has several important aspects and is spread over several days with delicious traditional Japanese meals!

What do we eat during a matsuri in Japan?

In Japan, matsuri or traditional and popular festivals are very numerous all year long. Find in this article a selection of Japanese sweet and savory dishes eaten during these festivals.

11 must try dishes and desserts from Kyoto

Kyoto is a beautiful city to visit during a stay in Japan, there are many culinary specialties that we recommend.