Everyday Japanese

By Lauraine Jacobs In Recipes

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28th February, 2013
On a recent trip to visit our daughter in Japan, I found the diversity of food fascinating, but almost intimidating in its scope and variety. We were staying in her apartment in Tokyo’s Aoyama district, and on our first night we popped out to a corner pub (izakaya) for a quick bite. The food was simply prepared in a tiny kitchen and served at the bar with no fuss. We had marinated grilled chicken, a lovely dish of miso-scented aubergine and tofu, slices of avocado and freshly caught grilled fish. We chose tap beer to accompany our feast and it was a relaxed evening with fairly ...

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