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Weekly Shiritori #11

Weekly Shiritori #11

Last week’s post was about Mameshiba (まめしば / 豆しば), so this week I need to start with ば (ba). I decided to write about… Basashi ( ばさし/ 馬刺し) (Image source) Basashi is raw horse meat. The word”basashi” actually comes from the words “baniku” (馬肉 / horse meat) and “sashimi” (刺身 / the general word for raw fish/meat) … Continue reading

Whales & Dolphins?! Yeah.

I have the 1996 Terrorvision song “Perseverance” playing in my head today: “Whales and dolphins, whales and dolphins, yeah.” Why? Because I discovered something shocking about my beloved Japan today. I’ve always known that some strange things are on the menu in Japan and, being a pescetarian (that’s a veggie who eats fish, by the … Continue reading