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Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 19 - Interesting Japanese Food

NihonGO! Lesson #19 Interesting Japanese Food

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Do you like Japanese food? How often do you eat it? How well do you know about it? Everyone knows sushi, tenpura, and teriyaki, but today, let’s talk about some of the less-known Japanese food, and some expressions that you can use with them.

Nattou (fermented soy beans)

It’s stringy, isn’t it? (nebaneba shite desu ne)

Whoa, what a smell!   (waa, sugoi nioi)

Torotoro (grated yam) 

This one is extremely slimy  (torori/tortoro shite imasu)

Shiokara (salted fish intestines) 

Salty  (shoppai/shiokarai)

Spicy (karai)

Bitter  (nigai)

Fugu (pufferfish)

Firm and crunchy   (korikori shite imasu ne)

Is this really safe?  (kore, daijoubu desu ka?)

Next time you go to a Japanese restaurant, try ordering these food and impress everyone, including your Japanese friends! 

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