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Happy Engrish Friday!

We found this at the cafe at the Meiji Jingu. As far as I know, monjyaman is actually savory (note the cabbage and carrots visible in the picture on the left) so I imagine there are lots of disappointed tourists … Continue reading

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Ozenzai & Mochi

Today we decided to try a traditional Japanese New Year’s treat–おぜんざい. Ozenzai is a  red bean soup served with Mochi, or rice cakes. The soup is sweet and, well, beany. Red beans, called azuki in Japan, are a common sweet … Continue reading

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