Category: Foods

16 Jun

Sanpomichi – Asakusa

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Asakusa (浅草) is one of the most popular spot for foreigners in Tokyo. This is like a counterpart of Akihabara (秋葉原) which is the heaven for technology nerd, while Asakusa preserve traditional part of Japan. It´s always packed with people, not only foreign tourists but also many Japanese as there are many wholesale stores in this area. Asakusa is famous for knives, for example.

20 Apr

Oden

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Oden (おでん) is a one of Japanese typical winter dish consisting of several ingredients such as daikon radish (the creamish colour one at the front), processed fish cakes (the brown one at the back), kelp or boiled eggs cooked in a light soy based broth. 

In different regions, ingredients are often changed.

14 Apr

Shouyu Soda

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Today, I found this new Japanese soft drink, Shouyu Saidaa (soy source soda). In the west of Japan, in between Honshu (the biggest island) and Shikoku (the smallest of four main islands of Japan), there is a little island called Shodo Shima (小豆島). This island apparently produces good soy source (shouyu/ 醤油or正油) and now one of shouyu company has made soda with soy source.

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