Located at the northern part of Honshu and pointing to the western Sea of Japan, the Akita Prefecture is not only well-known in Japan for having a number of hot springs and gaily festivals, but as well as for their specialty dish called kiritanpo. A prevalent traditional gastronomy of the Akita, kiritanpo is usually consumed Read More →


So maybe your asking yourself, okay, self, what kind of rice do i use for this.The best rice to use for regular onigiri is usually sold as Japanese rice or sometimes as’sushi rice’. ‘Sticky rice’, ‘sweet rice’ or ‘glutinous rice’ is not the same. Make sure you wash the rice well before you cook it.Japanese-Onigiri-Rice Read More →