Shichimi: The Seven Flavor Japanese Spice!
What comes up to your mind when you hear the word "Japanese spice"? Wasabi? Karashi? These are great Japanese spices too. But, have you ever heard of "Shichimi"? Shichimi is a traditional Japanese spice which can easily be translated to "seven flavors" in English. This post will introduce shichimi itself, what foods you can use, and where to purchase them.
First, give it a look!
What shichimi(七味) is
There are unique products such as yuzu shichimi, which has a fresh scent of yuzu.
Shichimi is also called as Yagenbori, the name of the originator. Yagenbori is very popular with tourists for its unique way of selling their product. They compound the shichimi's base with the consumer's favourite.
Foods you can add shichimi
Where you can purchase shichimi
Yatai(屋台): Food stall
Compared to products you can buy at grocery stores, their products are usually expensive but are better in flavour.
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