Food Forum

food forum is Kikkoman's quarterly newsletter. Each issue features various aspects of Japanese food culture and traditions in addition to current trends. It introduces recipes for Japanese staples as well as fusion dishes and provides news about Kikkoman Corporation worldwide.

Latest issueVol. 31 No. 3   October 2017

THE JAPANESE TABLEIndex

Articles on traditional Japanese food culture

Annual Events and Traditions
by Yoichiro Nakamura

Autumn: Obon, Moon-Viewing and Grilled Eel

Our current series looks at the special foods and traditions related to Japan’s seasonal observances, based on the ancient lunar calendar. This third installment focuses on autumn, when ancestral spirits visit during Obon and communities celebrate the full moon and the tradition of eating grilled eel.

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JAPAN
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Traditions and trends in Japanese food culture

JAPANESE
STYLE
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Perspectives on Japanese cuisine

TASTY
TRAVEL
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Regional dishes from around Japan

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JAPANESE COOKING
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Recipes and tips for cooking fusion and traditional dishes

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