The Japanese phrase "meshiagare" means "enjoy your meal". And isn't it true that we enjoy food much more when we know its history?
“Meshiagare! Flavors of Japan”Is the new online exhibit designed to help us do just that. Presented by Google Arts & Culture and 20 partners, the exhibition brings together thousands of photos and videos that explore the people, places and traditions that make Japanese cuisine so special.In addition to the images and sounds coming from Japanese cuisine, there is also information on how some of your favorite Japanese dishes and ingredients came about. Did you know that under the was primarily initially consumed as dumplings? Or that the way to do udon Does it imply hitting the dough with your feet to ensure correct consistency?
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Wagashi are special and seasonal sweets
Wakasa are lacquered chopsticks and decorated
Umami is the fifth flavor that joins sweet, bitter, salty and acidic
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Meshiagare! Flavors of Japan "is the second largest Google Arts & Culture exhibition focused on Japanese culture after" 'Made in Japan' which highlighted the local crafts.
Curious? Download the app, join the conversation using the hashtag #Meshiagare, or explore over 90 exhibitions dedicated to Japanese culture on the Google Arts & Culture site.
Link to the application here.
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