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



There are a variety of noodles to be discovered in Japanese cuisine, and each type has its own distinctive history and characteristics. In this second installment in our series on the world of Japanese noodles, Food Forum introduces udon wheat noodles.

Vol. 32
Japanese Noodles


Vol. 31
Annual Events and Traditions

Vol. 30
Washoku and Health

Vol. 29
Sake in Japanese Food Culture