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The making of “moshio” seaweed salt 藻塩  

In my June 19 column in The Japan Times, I wrote about moshio, a salt made from seaweed. And in an earlier post, I mentioned an adventure I didn’t explain. Things came together so I’ll share that adventure now. In … Continue reading

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Lunch in the Sushi Capital of the World

I recently visited the sushi capital of Japan, which by definition must be the sushi capital of the world. The town of Shiogama 塩竈 in Miyagi Prefecture has the highest density of sushi shops in all of Japan. The reason … Continue reading

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