Sukiyaki & Shabu-shabu Recipes

It is getting colder and colder everyday…your fantastic hot pot season has arrived! I will share with you two great Japanese hot pot recipes.  When I was in Japan, I used live in  Hokkaido (way up in the freezing north of Japan), so we used to have NABE (clay pot) parties all the time in…

Wanna eat more veges? Try ichiju-sansai

I previously wrote about how Japanese people don’t eat as much meat as  Australian people do. Most people know you need to eat more vegetables but HOW is the problem? There is a method in Japan called ” Ichiju-sansai” .It means “one type of soup and three other dishes (one main dish and two side…

Ready in 5 – super easy vegie recipes vol-1

According to “Food that do good”, 96% of Australians don’t eat enough vegetables. Here are some super easy Japanese style vegetable recipes for you! All ready in 5 minutes and they are YUMMY! Click the image or the recipe name to check recipes. 1: Daikon (Japanese radish) & Carrot salad recipe Daikon helps with digestion….

I used be fat & ugly

I will tell you the real reason why I became the super health consciuos person I am today. I wasn’t born to be thin. I used be very chubby  when I was a child. Can you imagine piglet Saori?↓↓ I don’t have any pictures to prove it. I hated them so much that I got…

They will be 100% recycled

I wrote about “how we make our homemade sauces” the other day.  After we make our sauces, what happens to the waste? I recycle it! Because I use only 100% natural ingredients, I can all compost them. Since I started SAORI Premium Japanese Sauce, I haven’t bought any soil for our vegetable garden. I MAKE…

The Countries that eat the most meat

I wrote about Japanese people being amongst the thinnest in developed countries in my blog “the secret to being thin“the other day. Let’s see one of the reasons why today. This is a chart “The Countries That Eat The Most Meat”( chart by statista 2013). Meat consumption per capita…and the number one country is Australia!!!…

what I do when I make sauces

So many people ask me, “Do YOU make all your sauces?”  The answer is YES. My husband and I make all our sauces. Today we made Japanese BBQ Sauce. To make 100 jars, it takes about 8-9 hours! I will share this experience with you about what we do when we make this sauce. First,…

Most popular Japanese food -top 5 with recipes

In 2015, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) did some interesting research in 6 countries and their major cities  to find out what was the most popular Japanese food outside Japan. Can you guess what the top 5 were? How many did you get correct? The top 5 was…5th –  Japanese curry, 4th –  yakitori, 3rd…

55,000 Japanese Restaurants

Do you know how many Japanese restaurants there are in the world? According to the ministry of agriculture  in Japan, there are more than 55,000 Japanese restaurants through out the world! The number of Japanese restaurants in the world – data from ministry of agriculture in Japan. Wooohooo!! It more than doubled since 2006. I…

Amazing dumpling recipes Vol. 1

Do you like dumplings?  I DO ! My son DOES ! My husband DOES! We all DO! As a result, I have a lot of dumpling recipes to share.They are easy to make but..they take a bit of time if you make them by yourself…so try making them with your family or friends. This way…