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Karaage – And How To Make It Yourself

When most people hear the word Karaage (唐揚げ), they automatically think of the Japanese equivalent to fried Chicken nuggets. Karaage though is a cooking technique, not a dish. Let’s take a closer look at this Japanese method of frying and

Delicious Chicken Skewers – Yakitori

Yakitori is a Japanese type of skewered chicken, which is considered one of the tastiest snacks that you can get at an Izakaya. Let’s take a closer look at how Yakitori is actually made: The preparation of Yakitori involves skewering

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Kansai Area’s Round Creation – Takoyaki

Today, we introduce a classic Japanese snack – Takoyaki (たこ焼き). This dish is extremely popular all over the country and due to its simple recipe, it can be cooked at home and eaten on the go, making it a good

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Free Shochu Tasting Event

Free for foreigners. Event sponsored by the Island of IKI Date: 02/24 (Sat), Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Place: SUiTO FUKUOKA, Fee: Pay yourself Meeting Point: Asahi Nihongo @ 17:30 Apply until: 02/22 (Thu) If you wish to join this event,

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January 22 is Curry Day (カレーの日)

In 1982 the School Dietitian Conference of Japan celebrated the 35th anniversary of school meals (給食 or “kyushoku”). To comemorate this day, it was decided that curry rice should be served on every January 22. The conference agreed on curry rice for

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Iki Tofu Making Workshop

Looking forward to our new event! The IKI NATURE LOVERS CLUB presents the Iki Tofu Workshop. Iki Tofu is considered to be one of Japan’s most delicious tofu. During this workshop you will learn more about Iki tofu and you

Dinner at Sushiro

Our school philosophy at Asahi Nihongo is that “Japanese doesn’t stop at the classroom”. After a long day of studying, we went to Sushiro to reward our students with some delicious sushi. We were accompanied by Shinji-sensei, the most popular

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Ippudo Ramen Tour

Fukuoka is famous nationwide for its extremely tasty and rich pork-broth Tonkotsu Ramen. In contrast to south-japanese Ramen, which relies a lot more on Miso as an ingredient, Fukuoka Ramen has a strong and distinctive taste which made it popular

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Asahi beer

Beer is a commercially successful drink all around the world and is produced under all kinds of circumstances and in many climate zones. Japan is no exception with a flourishing beer economy and a large variety of producers and beverages.

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Oshima Fishing Tour

The island of Oshima is definitely worth a visit while being on Kyushu. We organize a trip including fishing and sightseeing activities, so let’s take a closer look at what awaits you in this natural paradise. The Island of Oshima

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IKKYU Premium Japanese tea

https://ikkyu-tea.com/en/ About IKKYU  Unique choice, oustanding tea quality and convenient worlwide delivery : IKKYU brings you an amazing tea selection of Kyushu, Japan, directly from the farmers. The best of Yame Gyokuro and Sencha, Kamairicha from Miyazaki and many other teas just

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Welcome party 

A lot of new students arrived at the Asahi Nihongo School, reason enough to celebrate and get to know each other at our famous welcome parties. On the weekend, around 20 old and new pupils of the Asahi School went

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Amezaiku 

As the students of the Asahi Nihongo school learned last week, the world of Japanese art is colorful and extremely diverse. Another example for the creativity of Japan is Amezaiku (飴細工) , traditional candy crafting. Amezaiku is Japanese candy craft

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Restaurants and Cafés in Fukuoka

Yesterday, students of the Asahi Nihongo school gathered at the Japanese study group, held by Kuriyama Sensei. The topic of the lesson was the gastronomical variety of Fukuoka, the students recommended restaurants to each other and tried to mark their

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Tofu

Tofu is much more than just an alternative to meat, if it’s prepared the right way, it can be an extremely delicious dish on its own. Tofu is heavily used in the Japanese kitchen so let’s take a closer look.

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