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    Hassei, Okonomiyaki specialist in Hiroshima

    Have you ever tried Okonomiyaki before? Have you ever heard about it? In case you haven’t, I will explain you a little bit about this awesome Japanese dish. Okonomiyaki is a Japanese pancake containing several ingredients. This famous dish is mainly associated with Hiroshima area, but is widely available throughout the country and vary according to region. I’m a big fan of pancakes and I think it’s pretty obvious I’m also a big fan of noodles, so the Okonomiyaki sounded like heaven to me! It’s usually made with yakisoba or udon noodles, and a variety of ingredients such as cabbage, bacon, egg or shrimps, all cooked together and slathered with…

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    Ippudo Nishikikoji, really good ramen in Kyoto

    I was so lucky to visit Japan in February, a country that I fell in love with and will visit again. I wasn´t that lucky about the weather, unfortunately, as i went in the coldest week of the year, so my body was craving 24/7 for a good bowl of steaming ramen. I was in Japan, the land of ramen, so i gave to my body what it wanted. The morning after arriving in Kyoto, we were surprised by the snow, so we decided to make a stop at Ippudo Nishikikoji, one of the most famous ramen restaurants in Japan, a block from Kyoto’s Nishiki Market, (market that is located…