cooking

A Japanese hot pot with an elevator inside is just what we need to make it through winter【Video】

A clever solution to one of the biggest hassles of eating hot pot.

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High school students create petition to change the name of Family Mart’s “Mom’s Diner” line

These students object to the unconscious sexism of the name.

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You can eat bonsai trees? Sure, if they’re made of chocolate like this DIY kit【Video】

Okashi de Tsukuru Bonsai is beautiful to look at…until you inevitably eat it.

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How to make McDonald’s Katsu Curry Chicken McNuggets

This recipe for panko-covered nuggs is a game-changer.

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We try cooking lots of things with Japan’s double-decker one-person bento box-sized rice cooker

The new version of the popular cooking bento box boasts of cooking other things…but does it really work?

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Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker gets double-decker version that cooks side dishes too

Because if you’ve got fresh-cooked rice right at your desk, you’re going to want something to go with it right?

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Shota no Sushi fan who became sushi chef just earned a Michelin star for his new restaurant

Manga can really inspire you to pursue your dreams!

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Move over ramen and udon, “cup okonomiyaki” has come to play*

*Some actual cooking required

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We try making imoni, the beloved taro and beef stew of northern Japan【SoraKitchen】

This autumn staple of Yamagata Prefecture comes to our kitchen in Tokyo with the help of a friend from the region.

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Croissant gyoza: Pie-like dumplings take Japan by storm

This gyoza with a flaky croissant crust is so sought after it took a year for our order to arrive.

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Japan’s new carriable one-person hot pot maker is our newest cooking gadget obsession

The makers of the portable bento box rice cooker are back to help get us through the winter.

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Exploring the tastes and textures of Forbidden Yukimi Toast【SoraKitchen】

Combination of two popular Japanese brands promise a “forbidden” level of tenderness.

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Japanese brand Muji’s new soy meat can be stored at room temperature, needs no hydration

Lifestyle brand expands into plant-based meat with four super-convenient options.

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We became Japanese sweet chefs for a day with Popin Cooking’s DIY wagashi set

We made an entire Japanese sweets spread on our own with just one kit!

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Put down the frying pan – You can make amazing pancakes with a sandwich maker, Japan learns【Pics】

Genius idea has the potential to get even better in the next batch.

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Muji’s Nuka Paste for Pickling is perfect for making your own Japanese pickles at home

This is a must-have for tsukemono fans!

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Kandaba, moui, and sakuna: We have fun taste-testing Okinawan fruits and vegetables

Our reporter samples 11 types of produce unfamiliar to her in order to crown the overall victors and losers of the island diet.

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Ultimate bachelor chow recipe: Cheeseburger-style furikake toast【SoraKitchen】

Can Japan’s favorite lazy rice topping work its magic on bread too?

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How to make a no-bake mille crepes-style cake with cheap combini chocolate wafers【SoraKitchen】

Fancy cafe style from simple convenience store snacks.

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Eat Japanese street food at home with this amazing sweet potato maker

Enjoy the seasonal flavour of a stone-roasted yakiimo from the comfort of your kitchen!

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