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Japanese Mayonnaise: Richer and Sweeter in Bellevue

Japanese and American Mayo: What’s the Difference? Mayonnaise differ in taste and texture from country to country although sharing similar ingredients, such as that of the Japanese mayo and the American. Mayonnaise is one of the essential ingredients in Japanese cooking. Kewpie
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Caviar in Your Sushi at Bellevue Japanese Restaurant

Why We Love Caviar You might think that fish eggs on top of sushi is a Japanese invention – it is not! It’s Russian. Caviar is one of Russia’s biggest food exports, with true caviar referring only to roe from wild sturgeon caught in the Caspian and Black Sea. Caviar in
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Sea Urchins: Spiky and Tasty Food

Sea Urchins as Food: what’s special? Uncommon in American menus, possibly because of its uninviting appearance and that it is best eaten raw, the sea urchin is a common delicacy throughout Japan and in many Mediterranean countries. Present though in all marine ecosystems and all
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Pregnancy and Sushi

Pregnant woman are always cautioned to be careful about what they eat. Sushi is often high on the list of foods they avoid, for fear of what effects it might have on their developing babies. Our Bellevue Japanese restaurant would like to reassure you, however, that there are
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What is Nigiri Sushi?

When you order off the sushi menu at our Bellevue Japanese restaurant, do you know what you’re getting? There are many different dishes that fall under the name of “sushi”, and it helps to have an idea of what you’re getting before you make your selection. The most classic
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