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Discover Japan`s Strange Vegetables – Slimy, Bitter, Unique, Tasty…

When I order a meal in Japan, I am often surprised by a type of vegetable that is unfamiliar to my Western palate. Sometimes it’s a horrible surprise, but sometimes it can be surprisingly tasty! So what are these strange vegetables – what do they look like and how do they taste? Here is my…

Know Your Japanese Condiments!

Food in Japan is said to be some of the best. The food here comes in all forms and is prepared and cooked in many ways. But for those of you who are not native to the land of the rising sun, how familiar are you with your Japanese condiments? Japanese condiments are used in…