Try our OKONOMIYAKI recipe this pancake day…

Pancakes aren’t just for pancake day if you live in Japan, their special savoury pancakes, or ‘okonomiyaki’ are enjoyed right across the country, all year long. They’re a staple street food, but particularly popular in the cities of Hiroshima and Osaka, with each serving up and devouring their own distinct version. If you’re not familiar […]

Get set for Setsubun…

Get set for Setsubun… Japan’s devilishly fun festival to celebrate the start of spring! It may not feel like we’re out of the throws of winter just yet in the UK, but today, across Japan, you’ll find throngs of people celebrating the start of Spring. The annual Setsubun festival, which roughly translates to “seasonal division” […]