Tag Archives: Edo period (1603-1868)

My rating: 1 of 5 stars I didn’t give a one-star review in a long long while. But here we are.First, it’s like the title…

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Perry promised to come back the next year, and so he did. What happened next? In the second part of Perry in Japan Explained, Garret…

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Hi guys! The time has come for my first collaboration with a fellow podcaster. Please welcome Garret McCorkle from the “No Country for History” podcast.…

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In the second part of Yokai Explained, I’ll tell you how strict censorship made yokai superstars of the Edo period, which Japanese monster made a big fuss in 19th century London and New York and why in the 21st century we are still fascinated by yokai, creating more and more of them all the time.

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You voted for it, so today I’ll look into a long history of nabe hot pot cuisine in Japan, millions of its seasonal and regional varieties and give you a few tips on picking the best pot for your nabe (spoiler alert: you can use pretty much anything).

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This time I’ll look deep into the history of Japanese soy sauce, walk you through the process of making traditional Japanese shoyu and tell you all you need to know to pick the perfect bottle.

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