If you type in “The Best Knife In The World” on google, one of the first things to pop up is “Japanese Knives”. That’s because Japanese cooking knives are known for their impeccable cutting abilities and is the reason why they are used among amateur and professional chefs worldwide! But you don’t have to be a professional chef to get your hands on such a fine culinary tool, as you too can enjoy preparing food in the blink of an eye with one of the best cooking knives in the world!
Have you ever tried the Japanese delicacy of tamagoyaki? ‘Tamago’ meaning egg and ‘Yaki’ meaning fry…. Mix it together and what do you get? Japanese omelette! You don’t have to live in Japan to grab a taste of this dish as it’s pretty simple to make at home. That’s why so many Japanese Mummies have it as a staple dish for their bento boxes or side dishes with dinner. You’ll have it whipped up in a matter of minutes.
Chopsticks are a utensil widely used across Asia for eating and cooking but they are growing in popularity in the West too! Did you know that there are actually different types of chopsticks used in different countries? For example, Japanese chopsticks are usually made from bamboo or wood, Korean chopsticks are often made from metal such as stainless steel and Chinese chopsticks are usually made from metal, wood, ivory and ceramics. Do you know how to eat with chopsticks? At first it may seem a tad daunting, but as with anything you wish to perfect; practice makes perfect! So get ready to impress your friends and family with your native chopstick skills as I’m here to help you become a chopstick master with some simple tips!
Do you often find yourself in quite the predicament, worrying about how to throw away oil after frying your favourite fried goodies? Or does the hassle of disposing oil after frying put you off frying completely? Don’t fret as Japan has you covered with the ACTUAL best way to dispose of cooking oil; a little well kept secret of all Japanese cooking Gods & Goddesses – cooking oil solidifiers! One of the many environmentally friendly products from Japan, this special powder will give you that lease of frying life that you’ve been craving! So go ahead and enjoy your fried chicken, tempura and fritters without that “urgh… the oil!?” feeling looming over you. Let the savvy oil solidifying agent do the hard job for you.
Typically you’d use your reusable bottle everyday and so water bottle hygiene is VITAL. You don’t want to put anything dirty in your mouth; you’ll end up making yourself sick. A common complaint with the bottle is "I'm worried about the dirt on the bottom ..." and so, I’m eager to introduce to you a very nifty water bottle cleaner: the ULTIMATE bottle washing sponge!