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This is the real Japanese stew (煮物 / にもの / 煮込み)

“Nimono(煮物 / にもの)” means Simmered food. Almost all Japanese simmered foods have with”-ni” at end of the word. On the other hand, “Nikomi (煮込み / にこみ)” means stew. Today, I would like to introduce the typical Japanese Nimono & Nikomi dishes! Chikuzenni (筑前煮) “Chikuzen” means an old district name of Fukuoka city. This is a …

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7 essential seasonings for Japanese food

Japanese basic seasonings are sugar, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, and miso. But in fact, there are several other seasonings that are essential to Japanese food. Today, I talk about basic seasonings in Japan. It must be useful for those who want to know Japanese cuisine well. Contents Sugar (砂糖)Johakuto (上白糖)Salt (塩)Before sumoMorishio (盛り塩)As side dishAs …

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