kombu

Metaphor

Comparing the parables each country and Japan

In Japan, when we saw someone was beaten up terribly, we say “You look like a potato”, but our neighbour country, Korean says “like a flounder”. Expression is different from each country. Today, I’d like to introduce some metaphors through foods in Japan and the world. Contents EggsHiyokkoTaifu no tamagoPacked like oil sardinesNonsenseUglyDangobana(団子鼻)StupidTako bustard!! (タコ野郎)PoisonLucky …

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10 Healthy Seaweeds You should know!(海藻)

I’ve heard that foreigners take kombu into a bathtub for thalassotherapy…but the Japanese NEVER do that. Because, kombu is for foods in Japan. When talk about this food to westerners, I was said “It’s joke…”We must feel gross each other.😅 Today I introduce representative Japanese seaweed. Contents Nori(海苔 / のり)Ariake nori (有明のり)Tsukudani (佃煮)Wakame (わかめ / …

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