CULTURE - Japanese

For a country that has greatly evolved over a several centuries, Japan has a way of preserving its rich culture. Festivals in Japan are till date celebrated with the same enthusiasm and as they were ages ago. Asian Inspirations helps you demystifying all those mysterious and wonderfully captivating Japanese culture and traditions . Discover the full flavoured food culture you know nought about.
Tokushima – Going Big

Tokushima – Going Big

Home to some of the biggest festivals and cultural sites, Tokushima is guaranteed to attract adventure-seekers.
Niigata – Rich In Variety

Niigata – Rich In Variety

Located at the geographical heart of Japan, Niigata is renowned for its high-quality rice that fuels the rest of Japan.
Nagano – Standing Tall In Japan

Nagano – Standing Tall In Japan

Beautiful landlocked prefecture is home to some of Japan’s most significant natural and historical treasures.
Okinawa – A Paradise With Its Own Unique Identity

Okinawa – A Paradise With Its Own Unique Identity

Stretching over 160 tiny islands, Okinawa boasts a culture and heritage that is uniquely theirs.
What Is Washoku?

What Is Washoku?

Authentic Japanese cuisine is known as ‘washoku’ and is a celebration of the freshest seasonal ingredients, colours and textures. This guide to authentic Japanese cuisine will define what washoku means, including the key elements of washoku food and hospitality.
Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival and Foods

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival and Foods

During the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival, try Japanese hanami dango dumplings, Japanese bento boxes and Sakura mocha sweets for Sakura Matsuri.
5 Amazing Asian Gifting Ideas For Christmas You Never Knew

5 Amazing Asian Gifting Ideas For Christmas You Never Knew

Here are 5 amazing Asian gifting ideas for Christmas you never knew. This Christmas, make a present that will your loved ones will cherish forever.
10 Surprising Sushi Facts That You Never Knew

10 Surprising Sushi Facts That You Never Knew

Sushi defines the cultural milieu of Japan and the creative effort that goes into making every single roll of Sushi. Masters in Japan make each bite a ride of color, texture, taste, and presentation. Here are 10 interesting facts about sushi that will surprise you and make you fall in love with it:
10 Totally Unknown Facts About Japanese Curry

10 Totally Unknown Facts About Japanese Curry

Here are 10 totally unknown facts about Japanese curry that you never knew. In Japanese culture, it is invariable to make curry at least once a week.
Japanese Art of Mochi Making

Japanese Art of Mochi Making

Mochi is a Japanese sticky rice cake, traditionally eaten around Lunar New Year and is made from Mochiko (sweet rice flour) which is used both in savoury and sweet dishes.
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