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Kitchen Culture
tasty tidbits from the Taisho & Showa Era (20th Century) Japanese Kitchen


Ohitsu rice tub
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SETSUBUN 
Monsters & Good Fortune

HINA MATSURI Doll's Day
 
BAMBOO SHOOTS

NORI 海苔    
 
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Nana Kusa-Gayu

 七草粥

Rice Porridge with Seven Herbs
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The Japanese Culinary "Alphabet"

Sa Shi Su Se So


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Summer Festival Time
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KURI KINTON
New Year's Sweet
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Fuki no Tō
(Petasites japonicas) BUTTERBUR
HANAMI History
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緑茶
GREEN TEA
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DOBIN MUSHI
土瓶蒸し
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SHO CHIKU BAI
松竹梅
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万願寺唐辛子

managanji tōgarashi

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柿の力

Kaki no Chikara

PERSIMMON POWER

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KURO MAMÉ  
(black beans・earnest effort)
黒豆
TOHOKU Kitchen Culture
Salmon & Vegetables
Saké Lees Chowder
Kasu-Jiru  粕汁

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UMÉBOSHI
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