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Forgot Nanakusa 9 January, 2009

Filed under: customs,food & drink — johnraff @ 2:58 pm
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The day before yesterday was one of those traditional days which are gradually being forgotten – the next day T remembered we hadn’t eaten nanakusakayu: rice soup with early spring greens, which probably tastes better than it sounds. ( Pasta primavera in Italy might be a similar idea. ) I’ve never actually tried it, but I’m sure it would have been just the job for keeping out the recent cold weather.

A quick web search showed that other people have already described this pretty well, so instead of rehashing what they said I’ll just point you to a couple of nice web pages:

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