Food Forum


The Japanese Table presents a variety of themes regarding traditional Japanese food culture. In each volume, a specific topic such as history, customs and food groups, is explored from several different angles.

Vol. 32 Japanese Noodles by Ayao Okumura



Japanese cuisine includes many different types of noodles, each with its own history and traditions. In this third installment in our series about the diversity of Japanese noodles, we take a look at soba buckwheat noodles.

Vol. 32
Japanese Noodles

Vol. 31
Annual Events and Traditions

Vol. 30
Washoku and Health

Vol. 29
Sake in Japanese Food Culture