20 Japanese Proverbs (Kotowaza) That Depict the Culture Surrounding Food

It has long been known that the Japanese love proverbs, often citing just the first part of common phrases for brevity. Many of the most common Japanese proverbs used are derived from agricultural customs and practices, with traditional Japanese culture being heavily tied to farming and cultivation. A good example of this is the widely used proverb, “The heavier the head of rice, the deeper it bows,” which serves as

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3 Ideas for Spoiling Mum With Japanese Food on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, there’s no better time to spoil Mum with some Japanese treats. More than 50,000 Australians have Japanese ancestry, and Japanese food plays a big role around the dinner table. It offers an abundance of gastronomical delights and an endless variety of regional and seasonal dishes. It pays great attention to fresh ingredients, gentle methods of cooking, authentic flavours and artful presentation. Of all the cuisines

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Japan’s Top 6 Foodie Destinations

Fancy a foodie holiday like no other? Want to find cuisine that is dynamic, diverse, interesting and fun? If you answered yes, you’ve really got to look into Japan for your next gastronomical extravaganza. Why Japan? Japanese cuisine boasts something special for everyone. Home to a huge range of popular culinary destinations, it’s the perfect place for a foodie road trip and a culinary tour you’ll never forget. Each destination

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