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Japanese Ingredient Guide: Gobo (Burdock Root)

This article will briefly examine the Japanese ingredient called gobo (burdock) and answer questions including: What is gobo? What is gobo sushi? How do you cook gobo? What does burdock root do for the body? and more!

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Sashimi Guide: Types, Is it Safe?, Nutrition, and More!

Sashimi is a quintessential part of Japanese cuisine. This page will give you a brief history of the iconic dish, as well as answer your sashimi-related questions such as 'what's the difference between nigiri and sashimi?' and 'Is it safe to eat sashimi?' We will also introduce the most popular types of sashimi in Japan. Enjoy!

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The 5 Best Beer In Japan You Need To Know About

Arguably, the 5 best beer in Japan from major labels are Asahi, Yebisu, Sapporo, Kirin, and Suntory. Here are their characteristics.

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All About Japanese Kani! How It's Used In Japan

Contrary to a popular belief outside of Japan, kani is not imitation crab meat, it's the Japanese word for real crab. This article clarifies a few misconceptions about kani and presents how real kani is used in Japan.

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All about Ikura (What is it? How does it Taste? Is it raw? + More)

What is ikura? Ikura is the Japanese word for salmon roe (fish eggs). Ikura is typically orange and fairly large when compared to other commonly eaten roe. Ikura is one of the more expensive ingredients used in Japanese cuisine, and can be found in sushi, on salads, in kaisen don, or served all by itself. Keep reading to learn more.

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All About Sea Grapes (Umibudo)

Are these even edible? Absolutely! Here's what they taste like, where they come from, their nutritional properties, and how they're consumed in Japan.

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Tokyo's Top 15 High-End Sushi Restaurants

While in Japan, you probably want to try the best that Japan has to offer terms of sushi. Here are the best 15 high-end sushi restaurants you need to splurge on at least once in your life to have a memorable and delectable sushi experience!

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10 Best Sake In Japan You Need To Know About!

This article will introduce ten of the BEST Japanese sake brands you can possibly have in Japan. Also, at the end of the article, we list some restaurants and bars where you can go to try some of the sakes on this list!

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7 Things You Need To Know Before You Drink Shochu

Shochu a quintessential Japanese spirit alcohol. To know more about this great Japanese alcohol, including the many ways to enjoy it, please read this post!

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Saba: One of the Healthiest Fish You Can Eat

Saba is a type of mackerel that is known for its rich, oily taste and health benefits. In Japan, it is enjoyed in so many different ways, from raw (sashimi) to canned. This article will summarize various ways that saba is prepared, talk about its health benefits, and finish with a recipe to try out.

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Donburi in a Can! 'Yoshinoya' is Now Selling Canned Rice Bowls

'Yoshinoya' is a well-known chain restaurant that specializes in donburi(rice bowls) at a super cheap price. The restaurant recently began selling canned versions of their donburi, which can be eaten at room temperature without any cooking!

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What is 'Kaisen Don?' (+ How is it Different from 'Chirashi Sushi?')

Have you heard of kaisen don? It's a popular Japanese dish that is basically a bowl of sashimi on top of a bed of rice. If you like sushi, you'll love kaisen don! Make sure you try it while in Japan.

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What is Omotenashi? (Japanese Hospitality)

Omotenashi is the Japanese version of hospitality, and an important part of Japanese culture. It's one of those things that is easy to recognize, but difficult to describe. This quick article will be my attempt to explain omotenashi in a way that makes sense.

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Hokkaido Milk Tea! Japanese Recipe And Famous Tea Houses!

Hokkaido milk tea has become quite popular around the world in recent years. This article presents how milk tea is made in Japan, and also introduces some well-knowns tea shops in Tokyo that serve the famous drink!

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What is Japanese Ponzu Sauce? (+ Recipe to Make Your Own at Home!)

Ponzu is a Japanese sauce that is tart, umami-filled, and slightly salty. You might be wondering: What is ponzu made of? Is there a substitute? Can I make my own? Read on to learn more about ponzu and have all your questions answered! (A recipe is included at the bottom of the article)

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Japanese Food "Uni": Here's How People Eat Sea Urchins In Japan

Uni is a Japanese food that is really gaining popularity in many parts of the world. Here's the essential information you need to know on uni and how it's eaten in Japan.

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Japanese Curry Powder From Scratch & Best Japanese Curry Recipes

Japanese curry is one of the best comfort dishes you can possibly imagine. Unfortunately, the powder mix to make it is not always available if you live outside of Japan. So here is a recipe for it that uses spices you are probably familiar with! I've also included a basic recipe for you to make the curry. Japanese curry made from scratch with no additives and MSGs.

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