Japanese foodstuffs face high hurdle for Olympics
Nov 2, 2015
Japan faces a new hurdle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games over whether it is possible to obtain international certificates for foodstuffs and wood to be used at the Games.
However, organising certification systems in Japan…
Fukushima today: “I’m glad that I realized my mistake before I died.”
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
March 10, 2021
Washoku branding was born to address the issue of huge drop in Fukushima related exports after the 2011 nuclear disaster. …
Problem solved: How to open a Japanese convenience store onigiri rice ball 【Pics and video】
With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics being staged in 2021 against the majority of Japanese who prefer it to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic upsurge with the delta variant, there has not…
— Korean gimbap rolls (everything cooked, no raw)
Utilizing Korean influences seems to be a way to generate appeal to cash in on latest global popularity trends riding along the Korean Wave.
It seems like Korean style 김밥 gimbap with veggies inside is now being passed off as Japanese style…
— Korean style pajeon 파전 scallion pancakes with seafood
Here is a story about another Korean dish being offered as Japanese. Toss a few bonito flakes on top of pajeon, squirt some MSG ajinomoto kewpie sauce, then it becomes a Japanese, just as serving miso soup with a hamburger turns…
Why Fukushima Was Preventable
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The washoku myth was UNESCO registered in 2013.
Then suddenly in 2013, Japan commenced importing live horses to eat raw horsemeat as part of washoku. France and Canada were ready to supply.
Starting in 2013, up to 40,000 live horses have been crammed live in crates without water…
“Wa-shoku” was invented as a term at the same time as “yo-shoku” was being incorporated into Meiji Japan society reboot.
“Yoshoku” and “washoku” were terms developed under Meiji era when the Meiji “restoration” pre-text usurpers destroyed the Tokugawa Shogunate and sought to replace embarrasing Tokugawa era Japanese culture with reinvented…
Japanese history was rehashed in modernizing English outpouring (at one point the Meiji government considered replacing Japanese with English) as the past Japanese culture was tossed out and officially reinvented by the Meiji government.
Not only food was reinvented during Meiji Japan, Japanese culture was tossed out (laws passed banning…
American Shake Shack slathered some gochujang and thin layer of kimchi on some sandwich to capitalize on the global gochujang craze.
Fast food restaurant Shake Shack accused of cultural appropriation over ‘Korean-style’ chicken sandwich
https://www.indy100.com/news/shake-shac … n-b1792352
Thus, now Japanese copy American latest trends by slathering gochujang on…