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Kawara Soba

What is Kawara Soba? In Shimonoseki city of Yamaguchi prefecture, there is a local cuisine called “Kawara Soba” which consists of tea noodle soba and various toppings that are served on a heated roof tile. The “Kawara” is the tile which is used as the roof of traditional Japanese houses. The ingredients used as toppings […]

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Soba on new year’s eve

Tradition in Japan A lot of people in Japan eat soba, buckwheat noodles, on December 31st to celebrate the last day of the year. Anything could be toppings on your soba, for example, Tempura (deep-fried shrimp), Abura-age (deep-fried bean curd), or other kinds of vegetables, etc. Soba is one of the most popular daily Japanese […]

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