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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…

Ichi Ju San Sai: the Principle of a Perfect Japanese Meal

People say Japanese food brings long life span to all of us. If you like or are used to some hot and strong-tasting foods, our national food may taste a bit weak to you, but let’s take a look at what kind of meal Japanese usually eat. This is what Japanese typical dining looks like.…