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The various types of Japanese Dishware and how to use them

Have you noticed that Japanese cuisine comes with a wide variety of dishware compared to western cuisine? Today we will explain the types of the many Japanese dishware available and how to use them appropriately so you can incorporate them into their dishes to elevate the appearance of your food.   Types and uses of […]

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History of Fermentation in Japanese Food

  Fermentation is a staple in traditional Japanese cuisine. Historically used as a preservation technique, fermented food in Japanese cuisine ranges from condiments and household dishes such as soy sauce, miso, vinegar, tsukemono (pickled vegetables), and natto (fermented soy).   History of Fermentation Few records are kept of the precise origin of fermentation techniques in […]

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Does sake have an expiration date? Is sake still good to drink after being opened?

  There is no clear expiration date or indication for sake.  Most foods and beverages have a best-by date or expiration date, but sake does not have a best-by date label. Due to the bactericidal action of alcohol, corrosion does not proceed immediately and the sake can be stored for a long period of time. […]

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