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5 Kabocha Squash Dishes You Must Try in Japan This Late Summer!

Kabocha squash (南瓜) is a Japanese household item which one has as a side dish mainly in the form of a salad or soup in washoku (和食), the traditional Japanese meal. Kabocha usually refers to winter squash and it is cooked as an appetizer or side dish in Japan. The flavor of kabocha is uniquely…

4 Tasty Ways to Enjoy Potatoes with a Delicious Japanese Twist!

Potato is considered a major staple food around the world. It doesn’t have a strong taste, so it is easy to adopt it into various recipes. Even in Japan, you can find various styles of potato dishes! Here are 4 types of potato dishes to try when you find yourself hungry for carbs in Japan:…

Popular “Western” Dishes with a Japanese Twist

We all know that Japanese food is delicious. Sushi is popular worldwide, and you may know about some of the more famous traditional delicacies, such as miso soup, tempura, and soba noodles. But perhaps you may be less familiar with some of the popular Japanese dishes that have a Western influence. Western-Japanese dishes, or “yoshoku,”…