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7 types of condiments (薬味) used in Japanese cuisine

“Yakumi” means condiments or garnished foods. Every Japanese dishes have this  Yakumi. These not only making foods look colorful and tasty, but also aid in digestion and prevent food poisoning. Today, I would like to introduce Japanese Yakumi. Contents Negi (ねぎ)Negi (ねぎ)Asatsuki (あさつき)Wakegi (わけぎ)Konegi (こねぎ)Mitsuba (みつば)Gyoja ninniku (行者ニンニク)Gyoja ninniku recipeKinome (木の芽)Shin Shouga (新ショウガ / 新生姜)Gari …

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12 Typical Vegetables of Kyoto – Kyo yasai(京野菜)

Kyoto vegetables are the pride of Japan. The Kyoto is the ancient Japanese capital before Tokyo over 300 years ago. This city still retains its appearance at more than 2000 years! Therefore, this city has many original foods and drinks. “Kyo-Yasai” refers to 31 traditional vegetables of Kyoto. Some of those seeds are only available …

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