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"Kakigori” is shaved ice.

"Kakigori” is shaved ice. It is served with a variety of syrup.  Japan is so humid and hot in summer that we have many ways to cool...
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Jul 19, 2017 09:18
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Tachi-uo (Largehead hairtail) is a common fish in Japan, and it is cooked in ...

Tachi-uo (Largehead hairtail) is a common fish in Japan, and it is cooked in several ways. “Tachi” means “sword”, and “uo” means “fish” ...
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Jul 16, 2017 10:08
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Awabi (abalone) is a very precious food in Japan.

Awabi (abalone) is a very precious food in Japan. Awabi is a fist-sized sea snail, which is commonly called abalone, ear shells, mutton ...
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Jul 13, 2017 07:51
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Sokisoba is a type of Okinawa soba with soki (pork spare ribs).

Sokisoba is a type of Okinawa soba with soki (pork spare ribs). Soki-soba is a type of noodle from Okinawa, Japan. The noodles of Okinaw...
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Jul 10, 2017 08:03
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Dried “Erabu-umi-hebi (the black-banded sea krait)” is a good material for so...

Dried “Erabu-umi-hebi (the black-banded sea krait)” is a good material for soup broth in Okinawa. “Erabu-umi-hebi” literally means “sea ...
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Jul 5, 2017 07:35
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