Tag Archives: Spice

What Are “Shoyu no Mi (Soy Sauce Seed)” and “Moromi” ??

  After the “chunky Chinese red chile oil (taberu raayu)” boom, various kinds of chunky seasonings got popular including “chunky soy sauce” called “shoyu no mi,” which translates “soy sauce…

Chili Oil Boom in Japan

Chili oil is eaten in many countries including Japan, where it has been used for especially Chinese cuisine. You may be surprised but the condiment is the rage among the…

Japanese Habanero Chili Snacks — Addictive Heat!!

Have you had habanero chili?? It’s one of the hottest chili peppers in the world. Besides the extreme heat, it has citrus-like aroma and flavor, and often used as hot…

Curry is in Everything Everywhere in Japan!!

Since CURRY was introduced to Japan in the late 19th century, curry on rice became one of the most popular dishes in the country.