Japan’s Buddhist Vegetarian Cuisine – Shojin Ryori
Until the18th century, plant-based agriculture was preferred to livestock rearing. This combined with the influence of Buddhism and Shintoism meant that most of the country harboured a vegetarian friendly diet. Emperors regularly issued meat bans and for a while, plant-based diets thrived. A version of this historic cuisine is still available today...
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7 Types of Must Try Japanese Noodles
Noodles are a staple food in Japan. Referred to as “men”(麺), it’s as common as rice and enjoyed in many different ways such as in broth, dipped, mixed, or fried. This article will explore 7 types of noodles along with how they are different and interesting facts about them. Let's get started, shall we?