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Ichi Ju san Sai

Ichi-ju-san-sai, the basic style of Japanese meal


Japanese dishes are characterized by its typical seasoning using soy sauce and sweet sake, but also by its arrangement of “Ichi-ju-san-sai”.

Let’s see what Ichi-ju-san-sai is.

1. The meaning of Ichi-ju-san-sai

“Ichi-ju-san-sai” literally means “one soup and three dishes” and it shows the basic style of the Japanese meal. Basically, a bowl of rice is added to these soup and small dishes in the actual meal.

It is thought to be good to eat variety of food to obtain enough nutrition to be health...