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Nagoya bound this coming April/May!!!!!!
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So, naturally, I browsed this site looking for a dedicated food section w/recipes, etc., so as to learn how to make some Japanese dishes, save money, AND enjoy more of the culture.
How about this thread?
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As for quantity, depending on where you eat, you can find meals that are pretty much the same size as in america. There's a monjuuyaki place near my house that has a 5 dollar monjuuyaki that even large americans would have trouble finishing off.
Anyhow, I hope that helps somewhat.
Ippatsu // Japanesetesting.com
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Capitul: Since you live in the States, I trust you have a Barnes & Noble, or a Borders nearby? I found a really fantastic cookbook before I left which uses ingredients that Japanese actually use to cook (mirin, daikon, etc--which can be tricky to find in the States)--I wanted to find a book like that, instead of one that uses ingredients that are easier to find here. The cookbook I found was a great deal (I think about 5$) and even described a lot of the ingredients that Americans might not be so familiar with. There are also lots of pictures, to help you recognize them in the store. ^_^
I highly suggest you go get a book like that--you'll learn a lot about Japanese cuisine, and you'll eat a lot healthier and cheaper that way!
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