With the rainy season subsiding, we’re experiencing one hot day after another. Nothing beats drinking a cold and refreshing beverage in this kind of weather, does it not? Today, we’ll be talking about iced tea. Tea sold in plastic bottles has beco...
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Green Tea ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

With the rainy season subsiding, we’re experiencing one hot day after another. Nothing beats drinking a cold and refreshing beverage in this kind o...
As lush foliage returns in this warmer season, there is plenty of rain in early May in Tokyo. This rainy season is called “Tsuyu.” Tsuyu is also when blueback fish such as horse mackerel and sardines are in season.
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Deep-fried Horse Mackerel ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

As lush foliage returns in this warmer season, there is plenty of rain in early May in Tokyo. This rainy season is called “Tsuyu.” Tsuyu is also wh...
As soon as the season of cherry blossoms in bloom passes, many restaurants have bamboo shoots on display, called Takenoko. Takenoko in written form is composed of the kanji for bamboo, and the kanji for season. As its name implies, Takenoko is an ...
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Using Bamboo Shoots ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

As soon as the season of cherry blossoms in bloom passes, many restaurants have bamboo shoots on display, called Takenoko. Takenoko in written form...
We will be discussing the calendar this time, too.For Setsubun, the Spring holiday that celebrates the end of Winter, we eat Ehomaki sushi in the cardinal direction that is deemed as “lucky” for the respective New Year. From my own memory, I would...
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Let’s Talk about Ehomaki ― Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

We will be discussing the calendar this time, too.For Setsubun, the Spring holiday that celebrates the end of Winter, we eat Ehomaki sushi in the c...
Even for those who do not have a particular interest in Japanese culture and history, most people can think of the variety of customs and traditions associated with Japan’s unique New Year’s celebration. These celebrations welcome the New Year (To...
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Let’s Talk about New Year’s -- Source: Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku: The College Headmaster’s One-Dish Course Series.

Even for those who do not have a particular interest in Japanese culture and history, most people can think of the variety of customs and tradition...