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Washoku Wednesday: Sakura (Cherry Blossom)

Happy Spring! Here’s another great post from fellow Japan resident and foodie friend Courtney.

Spring has finally arrived in Japan signaling the end to a particularly brutal winter this year. 698 more words

Uncover Japan

It's Food. You're Supposed to Eat It.

Is it food?  You might ask that question at a buffet, or in-flight or just to tease your friend.  But can food be… 165 more words

East & Southeast Asia

Japan's Culture - Food - Wagashi - The Art of the Five Senses

Wagashi are traditional Japanese confections that evolved into an art form in the ancient Imperial capital, Kyoto. The character pronounced ‘wa‘ denotes things Japanese, while the characters for ‘gashi‘, an alliteration of kashi, have come to mean confections.  562 more words