Sushi Blog

How to Make Cherry Tree Tempura

Posted by Sadao Sasaki on

Jun rides a bike with Haku, his fluffy buddy on a street with beautiful cherry blossom that invites people with an arcade of flowers. Back home after picking up ingredients at a supermarket, the video host skillfully prepares them.  Watch how the simple ingredients turn into a cherry tree like magic.

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$36 Medium Japanese Pizza

Posted by Sadao Sasaki on

Pizza Hut has gone crazy in Japan.  Yes, there are Pizza Hut eateries in Japan like McDonalds and Starbucks, American brands have to sell, sell, sell, but $36 for a medium pizza?  The pizza giant broke all the rules with caramelized sugar crust. Who would want to cough up $36 for an unimpressive size pizza with a dessert crust. Surprisingly, Simon and Martina did not expect what they are about to experience.

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Tokyo Street Market Tour

Posted by Sadao Sasaki on

Paolo takes us on a tour of Ameya Yokocho, Tokyo's biggest street market. The video host first tries Chinese Oden, a mix of fish cakes in broth with a Chinese twist.  Next, he drops in at a Taiwanese dumpling shop to try steamed Shorompo. Paolo is now ready for a plate of fresh crab and the shop does not disappoint him.  The tour goes on for more tasty street food.

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The Most Popular Yakitori Restaurant Among Locals

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This historic Yakitori restaurant packed with hungry customers has been in business since 1928.  That's before Simon and Martina even exist. The smoke filled restaurant has no fans, but the customers are not complaining.  That's because the restaurant serves their yakitori at an incredibly affordable price.  80 yen which is about 70 cents per stick is mind numbing cheap for yakitori fans when the same stick sets them back about $2 elsewhere.

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How 3 Start Michelin Chef Treats Fish

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When Masa, a 3 Michelin star sushi chef prepares fish, he uses every part of the fish including tails and bones.  Nothing goes in waste. The fileted portion turns into sashimi, the head is grilled, and bones, fins, and everything else are used to make soup. The celebrity chef's no-waste principle is attributed to his respect for the fish and its environment.

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