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Ramen What is Ramen? One of the most popular dishes in Japan, ramen is serving of Chinese wheat noodles in what is usually a pork or chicken-based broth and served with toppings such as sliced pork, seaweed and green onions. Now, that might not sound like much but from the …

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Japanese Curry

What is Japan’s national dish? I am sure that many foreign people would answer sukiyaki – it has certainly been perceived as such for as long as I can remember. Then again, if a national dish was determined by its global popularity, sushi would top many people’s lists. The same …

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Known as dansu in the Tohoku region of northern Japan, anbu by the people of Niigata Prefecture and omaru in Shiga Prefecture and the Shikoku region, dango is perhaps Japan’s quintessential sweet.

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