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Tsukemono 101: Your Guide to the Best Pickles!

In or out of Japan, have you ever went to a Japanese restaurant, ordered something from the menu and when you got your food, it was accompanied by something you’re not familiar with? Maybe you’re wondering what they are but not to worry! It’s tsukemono (漬物)! Tsukemono are actually a variety of pickled vegetables! You…

Colorful Japanese Pickles

TSUKEMONO jp.fotolia.com/ Japanese people usually call these pickles as “Tsukemono”. They used so many kinds of vegetables and fruits (such as radish, cucumber, ginger, plum, and etc.) to be pickled in salt, brine, or a bed of rice bran. Sometimes, they also used seaweed to pickle mixtures for flavor and variety. These pickles are served…