A helpful guide to some of the most common Japanese food terms found on restaurant menus, so you know what to expect next time you order! | chopstickchronicles #Japan #Food_Terms

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Decoding Japanese food, what do the prefixes and suffixes mean? -- Japan, Japanese, food, tradition, language, customs, eating, descriptions

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Wagashi come in an astounding variety of shapes and styles, and are variously classified according to the cooking method used, such as steaming or baking, or by their water content, namely the uncooked and very moist namagashi or omogashi, the less moist han-namagashi, and dry higashi sugar candies.

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Calling all sushi lovers! Have you ever heard of onigirazu, also known as a sushi sandwich? As the name suggests, it’s a love child of a western sandwich and a Japanese sushi roll.

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"Konpeito" is a Japanese candy whose name is derived from the Portuguese word "confeito" which is a kind of sugar candy. Portugal is my country!

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