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Itoko Don using Salmon and Ikura 0

Donburi: What are Itoko Don and Tanin Don?

As you may already know, “Donburi (丼)”, literally meaning “bowl”, is the Japanese word for “rice bowl dish”, and the representative variety includes “Una-Don (鰻丼: Unagi Eel Donburi)”, “Katsu-Don (カツ丼: Pork Cutlet Donburi)”, and...

Pasta with Ito Togarashi 0

What is Ito Togarashi?

“Togarashi (とうがらし, 唐辛子)” is the Japanese word for “chili pepper” whose representative varieties include “Taka no Tsume (鷹の爪: eagle talon)”, “Shima Togarashi (島唐辛子: island chili pepper)”, jalapeno, and habanero. Meanwhile, “Ito (糸)” means “thread”...