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Chazuke with Leftover Yakizakana

Chazuke with Leftover Yakizakana
Chazuke with Leftover Yakizakana Chazuke with Leftover Yakizakana
Sprinkle some chopped leftover grilled fish on rice, pour on some hot tea and you’ve got chazuke, a quick meal that has been eaten in Japan for more than 1,000 years.…

Kyoto Style Dorayaki: Gion Shimogawara Azuki Mikasa

Kyoto Style Dorayaki: Gion Shimogawara Azuki Mikasa
Kyoto Style Dorayaki: Gion Shimogawara Azuki Mikasa 祇園 下河原 阿月 三笠 Kyoto Style Dorayaki: Gion Shimogawara Azuki Mikasa 祇園 下河原 阿月 三笠
In Gion, on the way to Kiyomizu Temple is a tiny shinise shop that specializes in dorayaki, called mikasa in Kyoto dialect. Dorayaki is sweet bean paste sandwiched between two waffle-like pancakes. Doraemon fans will want to take note of this because Doraemon loves dorayaki, it is…

Roasted Ginnan and Sardine Ichiya Boshi Chazuke

Roasted Ginnan and Sardine Ichiya Boshi Chazuke
Roasted Ginnan and Ichiya Boshi Sardine Chazuke
塩焼き銀杏 うるめいわし一夜干し 茶漬け Roasted Ginnan and Ichiya Boshi Sardine Chazuke 塩焼き銀杏 うるめいわし一夜干し 茶漬け
Chazuke is a quick, simple meal, easily made tasty with a little creativity and often leftovers, then just pour on some tea and eat/drink it up! I prefer to use brown rice, genmai for chazuke (and fried rice) because of it’s more complex and earthy flavor. It is far…

Ippodo Tea, Kaboku Tearoom – Maccha Koicha

Ippodo Tea, Kaboku Tearoom – Maccha Koicha
Ippodo Tea - preview Ippodo, started in 1717, is one of the most well known tea companies in Japan, with shops in all the major department stores throughout the country. As big as it has become, the original main store is still small and friendly, located on a small street just south of Gosho. Ippodo’s tea is…

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