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Narutomaki: The Swirly White-Pink Japanese Fish Cake

Have you ever wondered what the white circle with a pink swirl is in Japanese dishes? Well, mystery solved. It’s a Japanese fish cake known as Narutomaki.  This article will dig deep into the history of Narutomaki, its origins, how it tastes, how to prepare it, and why it is so popular as a ramen …

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Shiokara: Japanese Fermented Squid Delicacy

Among the incredibly weird and wonderful dishes we have encountered on our travels is a strange Japanese dish called Shiokara (or ika no shiokara). Shiokara is essentially squid fermented in its own viscera (guts) and salt, popular in Japan served with rice. This dish was famous in 11th century for being a nutritious wholesome meal …

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The Must-Try Oyster Experience On Miyajima Island

Whether you are in Hiroshima for a day trip or longer, Miyajima Island is an absolute must-see. Whilst Miyajima is more commonly known for the Torii Gate and Itsukushima Shrine, there are various reasons to visit. Such as the friendliest deer you will ever meet, the peaceful surrounds of Momijidani Park and the Mount Misen …

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Alternative Japanese Foods To Try In Japan: A Guide

We hear so much about all the incredible favorites of eating in Japan. Whether that’s sushi, ramen or beautiful Japanese fish. What you might not know so much about is the crazy, alternative Japanese food on offer throughout Japan. From street corners to vending machines, here is the side of Japanese cuisine you don’t hear …

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