rice

Our toughest blind taste test yet — can our writers pick out the more expensive mochi?

This rice cake challenge proved tough for even our most experienced mochi eater.

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Frozen sushi appears in Japan, but is it any good?

Defrosting sushi puts a new spin on the way we eat traditional Japanese food.

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Is the mochi alive? Japanese mochi maker gadget video will leave you satisfied all day【Video】

No hammers here as rice looks like it’s decided to transform into mochi all on its own.

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We try the recommended way to eat Ippudo’s new instant cup rice…which involves twice the Ippudo

Ippudo’s new “pollack roe-flavored pickled mustard greens cup rice” recently landed on shelves at 7-Eleven Japan.

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A new way to enjoy a cuppa: We try making curry with tea-brewed rice【SoraKitchen】

One simple tweak to your rice preparation results in a more flavorful dish of Japanese-style curry.

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Rice bran, the skincare product used by Japanese women for centuries and now Chloë Grace Moretz

The American actress chatted to Vogue Magazine about her beauty secrets, with one in particular thrilling Japanese fans.

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You need this instant Japanese curry rice if you hate cooking but want to eat a balanced diet

This instant cup curry rice is blessed by the gods!

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How to make microwave rice packs into something you’ll actually be happy to eat【SoraKitchen】

Two great rice recipes that you can make entirely in the microwave in a matter of minutes.

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Turning a crazy cheap country Japanese house into a home — Step 9: Chestnuts【SoraHouse】

Are roadside chestnuts really safe to eat? 

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The Big Bomb Onigiri Japanese rice ball helps us conquer mountain race but conquers us in the end

Our reporter completes a challenging race only to face a tougher challenge — a giant rice ball!

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Sushi and onigiri rice balls get a new look with rollable furikake

Move aside seaweed, and make way for a new seasoned wrapping!

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Eat 60 brands of eggs and a ton of rice for around 3 bucks at Tokyo’s egg festival

Taking “I love egg” to new levels.

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Pizza Hut’s new rice pizzas debut in Japan, but are they any good?

Not every topping is a perfect match for rice instead of pizza dough. 

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Rice Pizza?! Pizza Hut creates a new base for customers in Japan

Gohan Pizza My Box is full of new surprises.  

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Say hello to the Big Bomb Onigiri, a beast of a Japanese rice ball

Famous rice-producing region goes big with a huge offering to attract customers.

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Sukiyabashi Jiro Sushi Rice: How good is rice from Japan’s legendary sushi restaurant?

Recreating the expensive restaurant experience at home with authentic ingredients, at a fraction of the price you’d usually pay for them.

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We found the prettiest TKG ever at a restaurant specializing in raw eggs on rice in Tokyo

It turns out there are ways to spruce up Japan’s simplest dish!

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The most Japanese vending machine of them all? Tokyo discovery shows us a new use for PET bottles

A genius way to sell some very Japanese staples. 

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“It’s Rice! Toast” recipe from Japan gives us an edible paradox for breakfast【Recipe, taste test】

The key ingredient in “girl’s hair-flavored fried chicken” returns in yet another surprising place.

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Why are some types of Japanese rice written with completely different types of Japanese writing?

Katakana is usually for foreign words, but there’s a whole class of Japanese-grown rice that has katakana names.

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