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EP50 Worlds Oldest Companies

EP50 Worlds Oldest Companies

Show Notes for episode 50 of our Podcast – Worlds Oldest Companies.   Story Notes In the world there exists 67 companies which have existed since before 1300AD, and out of those 67. 34% of them are located in Japan. So today let’s dive into some of them shall we? [...]

Food Podcast Proverb

E47 Sushi

E47 Sushi

Show Notes for episode 47 of our Podcast – Sushi. Story Notes What do you think of when you think about sushi? Maybe you think about the rolls served with avocado, mayonnaise, fried seafood… Maybe you think about the cute little egg omelettes or raw fish like tuna served on[...]

Folklore Food Podcast Poetry Yokai

B9 Momiji Meat

B9 Momiji Meat

Show Notes for bonus episode 9 of our Podcast – Momiji Meat. Story Notes All the way back in Episode 16 we heard of a poem from Sarumaru Taifu that went as follows.  (From the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu.) 奥山に 紅葉踏みわけ 鳴く鹿の 声きく時ぞ 秋はかなしき  Okuyama ni momoji mireba naku shika no koe kiku toki zo aki wa kanashiki  In[...]

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EP36 A Brief History of Rice

EP36 A Brief History of Rice

Show Notes for episode 36 of our Podcast – A Brief History of Rice. Story Notes What is rice? How is it grown?  The rice plant is a grass. The product, also called rice, is a cereal grain, and the scientific name is Oryza sativa. It is usually grown in[...]

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EP32 Ninja Arsenal

EP32 Ninja Arsenal

Show Notes for episode 32 of our Podcast – Ninja Arsenal. There was no poem segment in todays episode due to the length of the Podcast. Story Notes Now I have debated a little on how to write down these show notes, as we know during the episode I gave[...]

Festivals Food Podcast Songs

EP24 Christmas in Japan

EP24 Christmas in Japan

Show Notes for episode 24 of our Podcast – Christmas in Japan. Story Notes Christmas in Japan is a different atmosphere that the one you might be used to. For both Thomas and myself, we are used to Christmas being the most important holiday of the year. Many people have[...]

Food Podcast Poetry

EP19 Japanese Curry

EP19 Japanese Curry

Show Notes for episode 19 of our Podcast – Japanese Curry. Story Notes The origins of Japanese curry come from British curry. When the British navy came to Japan, they brought along their curry as well. Curry uses easy to store ingredients like onions, potatoes, and carrots and it’s a[...]