Asakusa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo. A walk under the iconic Thunder Gate, through Nakamise Street and around the Sumida River, offers you a taste of traditional and modern Japan.
Ubiquitously located within Japan, kaitenzushi, or conveyor-belt sushi joints, are something you can’t miss. A popular spot for a quick lunch, sushi here starts at as little as 100 yen a plate. Besides hand-shaped and rolled sushi, diners can also order various noodle dishes, tempura and sweets, depending on the location.
I’ve never made doughnuts before. This was my first time. I’m sure they will only get better the more I make them. So I started by doing a bit of research. Then I figured out what kind of doughnut I wanted and got to work.
In Japan during mealtime, we often say “itadaki masu,” which literally means: “I have this meal with gratitude.” It’s a phrase to thank those who cook the meal, and also a Japanese way of saying “let’s eat.”