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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Oyakodon

An easy traditional dish made with rice, chicken and egg.

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Japan’s Summer Foods

Summer in Japan is a great time to sample the many 夏の旬 (natsu no shun, summer seasonal) foods!

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Tweet of the Week #139: What’s With Bottled Milk at Public Baths in Japan?

There's a lot of history and regulation going on with milk and sento.

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Beginner’s Guide to Supermarket Shopping in Japan

Common kanji terms that you will find in supermarkets in Japan.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Umeshu

Good things take time, just like plum wine.

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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.

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6 Sakura Flavored Sweets in Japan

What cherry blossom-flavored treats does Japan have this year?

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Tweet of the Week #123: Ramen Shop Owner Warns Against Undercooked Chashu

Is raw pork belly worth getting sick over?

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Teriyaki Chicken Rice Burger

A healthier alternative to boring old burger buns.

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Tweet of the Week #106: Farmer’s Creative Vending Machine Hack

Japan Twitter is really impressed with this farmer's coin hack.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Sweet Potato Ghosts

Celebrate Halloween at home with these easy, healthy treats.

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