Japanese cuisine this is it

Living in a country blessed with four seasons and an abundance from the sea and soil, the Japanese people have always deeply valued nature and have developed a distinctive culture and lifestyle. One of the most prized aspects of this culture is Washoku (Japanese cuisine).

Episode 1 : This is Washoku

Washoku is rich in variety, from every-day dishes to traditional meals. In the program, we take a journey to Japan's ancient capital Kyoto in pursuit of Washoku's roots. "Kikunoi" is a Japanese-style restaurant that has been around for over a century and is renowned for its Kaiseki meal. The program introduces Japanese cuisine's traditional aspects, exploring the heart and essence of Washoku.

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Episode 2 : This is Wagyu

This episode features Wagyu, Japanese beef. It is an iconic Washoku of exquisite taste and quality unforgettable to anyone who tries it. We will take a close look at the charm and appeal of authentic Wagyu.

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Episode 3 : This is Nihonshu

This episode features Nihonshu or Japanese Sake. Its recognition has been on the rise along with the growing popularity of Washoku. However, there still is much to discover about this Japanese iconic drink. The region of Hokuriku, known for its fresh and rich seafood, is home to premium Nihonshu. Reporter Maxwell Powers visits the region and learns about Nihonshu in depth through his encounter with brewers, cup artisans and culinarians and their seasonal cuisine matching Nihonshu. The program follows his journey in pursuit of Nihonshu's unexplored aspects and genuine appeal.

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Episode 4 : This is Nihoncha

Nihoncha or Japanese Tea is an essential drink to the Japanese lifestyle. The program introduces its unique cultivation, nutrition benefits and various types, from the daily tea to premium tea traditionally served in the Imperial court. Discover the true flavor of Nihoncha.

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Episode 5 : This is Japanese Seafood

Among the varieties of Washoku, Japanese people have a particular fondness of seafood and have strived since ancient times to enjoy it. This is what gave birth to the country’s fresh and high quality seafood, which has now become renowned throughout the world. The program focuses on the secrets of Japanese seafood's freshness and taste.

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  • Japanese cuisine this is it

    Living in a country blessed with four seasons and an abundance from the sea and soil,the Japanese people have always deeply valued nature and have developed a distinctive culture and lifestyle.One of the most prized aspects of this culture is Washoku (Japanese cuisine).