Second Helpings: Nostalgic Japanese foods

Dishes and snacks that bring back memories are among Japan’s fantastic staples


Far from the tongue-torching spice levels of India and Southeast Asia, most Japanese curry fans prefer their roux mild or even sweet; often adding grated apples or honey.

Most commonly cooked with carrots and onions, Japanese curry is also utilized as a nutrient delivery system for vegetable-averse kids.

Add spinach. Add broccoli. Add anything — curry fools even the most finicky eaters.

The dish is especially popular with working parents because it cooks fast, takes only one pot to prepare and allows them to clear the refrigerator of anything reaching an expiry date.

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About Jason A Jenkins

Writer, father and informavore, Jason likes working in, around and between Tokyo's creative forces. He is an avid fan of live music, carry-on luggage, people-watching and Taiwanese high-mountain oolong tea.
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