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    Secret History of Japanese sweets   Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online.   In other article, I wrote how important sweets are in Japanesesociety. Sweets need one essential material called “satou” in ...
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    Does Everyone like Japanese food?! Top 10 bizarre foods in Japan Hi, my name is Yukako. I got married to a Latvian husband a couple years ago, then moved to Latvia. So, I currently live in Latvia and convey authentic information relating to Japanese culture by teaching tea ceremony, etc. Then, today what I would ...
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    Full of gratitude toward Nature The washoku has been attracting people’s attention in various aspects – for healthy benefits, its palatability, art of presentation, etc. The washoku consists of one soup and three side dishes as a basis. This advance of the custom is known as “ichijyu sansai” (see the picture above). This custom was ...
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    Onigiri Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teach and tell people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online. Today I would like to introduce “Onigiri (a rice ball)”, which is widely recognized as one of Japanese soul foods. I love onigiri! Warm rice ...