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Swear Words Always Come First

Now I have many readers who are studying Japanese language in abroad, so I would like to start writi

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Eating Raw Eggs, One of the Reasons the Japanese Are Thought to be Crazy?

While I was exploring the mystery of Japanese Curry, I found another interesting habit. Adding a

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Will Washoku Accept Friend Request from Curry Rice?

Curry rice (it is pronounced as Kare rais in Japanese) is a popular dish in Japan.  In fact, it is l

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Finally Solved the Mystery of Washoku

Today I heard the news that Kyoto would adopt Washoku, Japanese cuisine, to school lunch.  I thought

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Japan, the Country Where West Meets East and Mixed Up

Recently in my blog I have written articles regarding Washoku, Japanese cuisine, and I wrote that I

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Tokyo, the Capital of Eating Out

In Tokyo it is very difficult to starve.  Even if you don't have much money in your pocket you can f

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UNAGI, ANGUILLA or ANGUILLE

Sometimes, I wonder how brave the people were to start eating something which looks little or less g

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Soba, the Dish that Demands Technique to Eat

The third dish that I want to look into is Soba.  Soba is a very original dish which can be categori

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Tempora, Tempurar, or Tempura?

Today, I would like to look into the history of Tempura. Yesterday I wrote; Edo was full of work

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Mystery of Sushi

In the previous article “What is Washoku? Part I”, I confessed that I did not know what Washoku (Jap

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SAKURA-MOCHI, Traditional Sweets Covered With Cherry Leaves

On the 3rd March, we, the Japanese, traditionally celebrate Girls' festival called Hinamatsuri.  If

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What Is Washoku?

Eating is, without doubt, one of the highlights of traveling.  Sometimes food can be a key for the s

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出羽守について考えてみた!の巻

出羽の起源は、708年(和銅元年)9月28日に、越後国に設置された出羽郡である。712年(和銅5年)9月23日に出羽国に昇格し、翌10月1日に陸奥国から置賜郡と最上郡を譲られて国としての体制が整った。

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『おもてなし』について改めて考えてみた!の巻

昨日でソチの冬季オリンピックも終了。 そこで改めて、日本、もとい、東京が2020年のオリンピックの招致に成功したキーワードの一つである『おもてなし』について改めて考えてみようかなと思い、この

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