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José Andrés: Exploring Food in Japan
Yes, I am from Spain and I love my country’s cooking, but I also love experiencing the foods of new places. No matter what part of the world I am in, there will always be something amazing for me to discover.
Last month, I had the chance to travel to Japan for the very first time in my life, and wow, I was blown away. I had a pretty good understanding of Japanese food before my trip, but nothing could have prepared me for the wonders that were in store when walking the streets, smelling the smells, seeing the ingredients and preparations of this intricate cuisine in its home country. Japanese cuisine is one of the most impressive styles of cooking