Cooking as a way to learn Japanese

There’s no better way to learn a language than to make it a regular part of your life. And if you like eating and cooking Japanese food, one of the great ways to learn some practical Japanese is to use Cookpad, the biggest Japanese recipe website.

Some of the recipes are easy to read and make, such as this ぎゅうどん recipe. The kanji used in the recipes might look intimidating at first, but it gets easy after you translate a few of them. Moreover the context of cooking makes it very easy to guess the meaning of unknown words.

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