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Rice: The Staple of Japanese Food Culture

Rice: The Staple of Japanese Food Culture

In Japan, rice has a history of over 2000 years. It is the staple of the Japanese diet, and with its long history comes an irreplaceable importance to the culture and daily lives of the people.

"Omotenashi": The Philosophy of Japanese Hospitality

"Omotenashi": The Philosophy of Japanese Hospitality

How many of you have heard the word "omotenashi" before? The word essentially translates to Japanese hospitality. The term's popularity has grown since it was used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics candidate speech.