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Sashimi: a Japanese Cooking Philiosophy

As a rule, the philosophy of cooking aims at the creation of new tastes that do not exist naturally‚Ķ but Japanese cooking methods are antithetical to this philosophy. The ideal of Japanese cooking is to retain the natural tastes of … Continue reading

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Just Sushi

As I may have mentioned, I recently made my first trip to Japan, landing in Tokyo with a clean slate, eager for new impressions. I must admit, I knew embarrassingly little about the country at that point, and I was … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Japan

A clean and helpful clockwork world where a pair of missing glasses is¬†located and returned before panic sets in. A lavatory with a heated seat, an in-built bidet, a video screen and a sound system that provides the noisy gush … Continue reading

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