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San-ga-nichi, Nanakusa, and Kagami Biraki: January’s Holidays in Japan

7 Jan

  In Japan, the month of January is unique because there are 3 commemorative dates for Japanese culture: San Ga Nichi, the first three days of the new year; Nanakusa, when the Japanese eat seven herb porridge; and Kagami Biraki, the opening of the mochi.   Holidays in Japan   Throughout the country, most of […]

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Osechi Ryori, New Year’s Eve Celebratory Meal

2 Jan

The Osechi Ryori is a family meal to celebrate the arrival of the new year, but what does it consist of?

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Christmas in Japan: Traditional Food and Drinks

26 Dec

The most traditional foods and drinks in Japan for Christmas will be shown.

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Do You Know about Washoku, the Food Tradition of Japan?

19 Dec

What is Washoku, and why is this tradition so important in Japan? Find out now!

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Japanese Street Food

10 Dec

Japanese cuisine is incredibly delicious, and the best part is that you can find something delicious in a wide variety of prices.    The street food is also very tasty. We bring you a small list of Japanese street food that you should try, keep reading!   Japanese Street food   -Yakisoba: sautéed noodles, usually […]

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Do You Know the History of Chopsticks?

3 Dec

Chinese chopsticks are integrated into the daily lives of more than a billion people.   However, they have a history that, with some certainty, we know to be at least three millennia-old, and they are further proof of China’s influence on oriental cuisine. In each country, they take a different form about their way of […]

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How to Properly Eat Sushi

26 Nov

Today we bring you some tips that it’s good to know when facing a sushi tray. Above all, if you want to be an expert or master the always delicate subject of Japanese etiquette and protocol.   How to eat sushi   From softer to greasier fish, and from more delicate flavors to more intense […]

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Drinking in Japan: Check These Tips!

21 Nov

Are you visiting Japan? Or maybe you already live in the country. Here are some practical rules to follow for drinking etiquette.   In general, Japanese society is quite indulgent with the manners of foreigners. As long as you try to stick to the way things usually are done and don’t get confused, you’re probably […]

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Asian Influences in Peru

12 Nov

Asian immigrants in Peru, mainly Chinese and Japanese, make up 5% to 7% of the total population, which in proportion to the general population is one of the largest in the entire Latin American nation.   Asian Influences   Nikkei kitchen    The idiosyncrasy of Peruvian cuisine is based on different aspects. Peru has a […]

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How to Eat with Chopsticks

7 Nov

Chopsticks are typical for eating in countries such as Japan, China, Korea, or Taiwan, as well as in many other Southeast Asian countries. Eating with chopsticks requires not only physical skill but also knowledge of a set of rules or protocol rules that are usually followed in these countries to be respectful.   Chinese chopsticks […]

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