nagaimo


October 13, 2014

Japanify: Grilled Shio-Koji Nagaimo

by Yoko Kumano

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Last February, I went to Jicca in Tokyo and had this seemingly unassuming dish. I’ve mainly had raw nagaimo (Chinese yam) julienned or grated in all its gooey glory.

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March 1, 2012

Japanify: Nagaimo

by Yoko Kumano

Nagaimo

On paper, nagaimo sounds like a miracle food. Nagaimo is a type of yam with hardly any calories, while simultaneously lowering blood pressure and cholesterol.

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