Matcha Inspired Recipes

5 Matcha Inspired Recipes Everyone Will Love

Besides being a potent source of nutrients and antioxidants, matcha tastes amazing when used in both traditional and non-traditional Japanese cuisine. Matcha literally translates to ‘powdered tea’, and is simply a fine, brilliantly-coloured green powder made by grinding up green tea leaves. Matcha powder is usually available in any health food shop or Asian supermarket. At Kobe Jones, we love using matcha powder to bring the real taste of Japan

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How You Can Make Your Christmas a Little More Japanese

All around the world, there are hundreds of different ways to celebrate Christmas. From giant lanterns in the Philippines to demons roaming the streets scaring children in Austria, some of these customs can seem a little bizarre to outsiders. In Australia, we usually celebrate Christmas with a barbeque, opening presents, lots of fresh seafood, a trip to the beach and then relaxing into the night. However in Japan, Christmas is

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4 Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Japan

Japan is high on many travel destination bucket lists. Whether it’s the cuisine, friendly people, bustling cities, beautiful natural sites or the awesome snowsports you’re after, Japan really does cater for every kind of tourist. But there are a few things you need to know, such as manners and the complex public transport system to ensure you have the best time possible. Why is Japan such a fantastic holiday destination?

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