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Japanese Food: Miso Soup

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Miso is one of the most common soup broths here in Japan, if you take a look at my Ramen article, some of the others include Tonkotsu (pork bones), shio (salt), and shoyu (soy sauce). What is Miso exactly? Well, it really seems that in Japanese cooking employs many soybean derivatives…miso is no different. Though […]

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Setsubun 2012

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This is a retro post that I did on Setsubun. Before I put the video in it’s proper place, I’ll let everyone see it first. ENJOY 🙂 It’s that time again. It’s time for the bright red and bright blue oni (demons) to rear their evil heads only to be relentlessly attacked with roasted beans! […]

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Ice Cream in Japan

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You know what I noticed about ice-cream in Japan? Some of the flavors are REALLY different, just things I wouldn’t have thought of making into ice cream. When I first came to Japan, one of the the things that struck me as interesting was how much smaller the containers of ice cream were in Japan. […]

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Hakone, A Japanese Paradise

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I had an awesome birthday! It was one of the most relaxing birthdays that I’ve ever had. I can’t say it was the best birthday because back home I remember having a couple of small get-togethers with family and friends that were quite cool. But this one definitely ranks up there somewhere, but for different […]

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My Journey to 1000 Kanji: #46-60 (Week 4)

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Okay, so it’s on the the next set. ENJOY! 46.子- The Japanese symbol for child. Also the rat in the Chinese zodiac. On-yomi: シ shi、スsu Kun-yomi: こ ko Sentence: 子どものとこ、たくさんえいがいをみました。Kodomo no toki, takusan eiga wo mimashita. When I was a child, I watched a lot of movies. 47.京- The kanji for capital. On-yomi: N/A Kun-yomi: キョウ kyou、ケイkei […]

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