Category Archive: Food + Reviews

Japalian is Back (with soba)!

I just wanted to make a quick post to say that I’m back to writing in Japalian again! I have been working on posts every weekend but never get enough time to actually… Continue reading

The best thing about Friday night is…

coming home and making Natto omelette! Who agrees with me? Itadakimasu.

Afternoon Tea

  After some inspiration from this macha green tea cake recipe, I decided to experiment with using macha powder in my own version. As I wanted to use up a lot of the left over… Continue reading

New Years Eve in Japan

Happy New Years everyone! I hope you all had a safe night of celebrations 🙂 My night was fairly quiet and was mostly spent under the kotatsu (Japanese low table with built in… Continue reading

bills: Sydney-born Cafe in Harajuku

Bills is a pretty well-known cafe in trendy little Surry Hills and is most famous for their ricotta hot-cakes. Although I haven’t actually tried the Sydney cafe (being a student for the past… Continue reading

Asakusa Senso-ji and Amazing Soba

I was able to visit the famous Asakusa Senso-ji on my third day of my four days in Tokyo. This is the oldest temple in Tokyo and is famous for the Kaminarimon(雷門,)which translates… Continue reading

Coffee in Japan + “Be a Good Neighbour Coffee Kiosk” Review

History of Coffee in Japan In the early 1960’s, coffee in Japan was only consumed by the rich city residents, although, consumption was significantly less than traditional green tea. It wasn’t until 1969… Continue reading

Sushi in Shibuya – Midori-zushi

I touched down in Tokyo on the 19th and the amount of food I have eaten since then is astronomical. I can’t help it! It’s cold and food (need I say, GREAT food)… Continue reading

Mochi & Japanese Gods

Sorry for the lack of posts – I have been busy with my thesis and studies. Now that I have completed my 5 years of pain degree I’m working on a new post… Continue reading

Japanese Food Heaven

WARNING: Do not watch if extremely hungry. From Japan with Love (and Dashi) from The Perennial Plate on Vimeo. Cool little video made by The Perennial Plate on their travels in Japan!