Have you heard of Zundamochi, a type of mochi from the Tohoku region? It’s one of the three main specialties in Sendai, along with Gyutan ox tongue and Kamaboko surimi served in a bowl. As you can see in the photo, the edamame is boiled, then fine...
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Zundamochi ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

Have you heard of Zundamochi, a type of mochi from the Tohoku region? It’s one of the three main specialties in Sendai, along with Gyutan ox tongue...
Have you all heard of Aburi Mochi before? It is a dish served at a shop called Ichimonya Wasuke (commonly known as “Ichiwa”), located along the approach to Imamiya Shrine in northern Kyoto.Aburi mochi is charcoal-grilled mochi topped with roasted ...
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A 1000-Year Legacy: Aburi Mochi ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

Have you all heard of Aburi Mochi before? It is a dish served at a shop called Ichimonya Wasuke (commonly known as “Ichiwa”), located along the app...
Oyako-don is one of the three most popular types of donburi that you can find at your local soba shop, including Ten-don and Katsu-don. It features chicken and onions in a fluffy cloud of eggs on top of freshly steamed rice and tastes like pure bl...
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Oyako-don ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

Oyako-don is one of the three most popular types of donburi that you can find at your local soba shop, including Ten-don and Katsu-don. It features...
It is widely known that fugu is, in fact, poisonous. Therefore, a “fugu license” is required for a chef to legally prepare (removing the poison) and serve fugu in Japan. Fugu has been eaten for quite some time in Japan, with fugu bones being excav...
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Fugu Pufferfish ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

It is widely known that fugu is, in fact, poisonous. Therefore, a “fugu license” is required for a chef to legally prepare (removing the poison) an...
Firstly, Osechi-ryōri is said to have originated from “sechiku-cuisine,” which is an offering to the gods during milestones of the four seasons, and Gosseku, the five annual ceremonies that were traditionally held at the Japanese imperial court. T...
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Osechi-ryōri ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

Firstly, Osechi-ryōri is said to have originated from “sechiku-cuisine,” which is an offering to the gods during milestones of the four seasons, an...