Salmon Nanbanzuke

Nanbanzuke literally translates to “pickled southern barbarian”! The dish is pickled (tsuke or zuke) in a style reminiscent of Mediterranean cuisine, notably that of the Portuguese traders in …

Toshikoshi soba

Toshikoshi is translated as “year crossing”, and soba is the Japanese word for buckwheat noodles. The Japanese tradition of eating toshikoshi soba on December 31st to transition into the new year dates back …

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