Super food “Shiitake Mushrooms”fantastic health benefits

Shiitake Mushrooms  are one of the essential ingredients of Japanese food. We eat them as a dish or we use them for making  soup stock. They are not only delicious but they are also  a super food. Especially  the sun-dried ones. Shiitake mushrooms contain many kinds of natural vitamins & minerals! Shiitake mushrooms contain… -protein…

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…

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!!!…

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…