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Autumn of appetite – Japan –

 

 

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Autumn is the most beautiful season in Japan.

Seasonal plants change color of from the mountains to town.

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Japanese cuisine is closely related to its season.

Many Japanese ingredients such as rice, seaweed, soba are produced in this season.

 

Japanese plants are often used in the dishes as decoration.

For example, MOMIJI is the representative plant of Autumn in Japan.

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GINNANN (ginkgo nuts) is also popular in Autumn.

 

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Plenty of Autumn vegetables are used in dishes.

People enjoy seasonal fishes with reasonable price.

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Needless to say about cold beer,

but people can choose the joy of warm Sake in this season.

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Japanese people call rice “Shinmai(新米)” which means new product in the season.

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People love to eat Shinmai to feel the season Autumn.

When they eat Shinmai, they admire its taste and compare with past years’.

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Rice is the base of Japanese cuisine.

It is made into MOCHI, SAKE, MIRIN(seasoning) and so on.

 

 

Check Basic Japanese Cuisine Coure