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vegetarian-vegan Japanese foods.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 9:48 pm
by joshdefreitas_501057
Hey guys, so i plan on going to japan with my family in the future, but the thing is that everybody of our family is vegetarian and i'm trying to become vegan, so it's a problem to find good food for us no matter where we go. That being said do any of you guys have suggestions of a good dishes in the Japanese culinary that are meat free? I would really like to try the famous Japanese culinary but i'm not sure what i can eat.

Re: vegetarian-vegan Japanese foods.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 5:19 pm
by becciwhitton5094
Last time I visited Japan I stayed in a Buddhist temple where the food served was fully vegan (breakfast and dinner were included in the accommodation), and seriously delicious. I think this style of cooking is called shojin ryori (精進料理). Maybe you could look for places to stay and eat and serve vegan food in the Buddhist tradition?

Re: vegetarian-vegan Japanese foods.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 5:59 pm
by community.japanese
joshdefreitas さん、becciwhitton5094 さん、

精進料理 should be good.
However, many Japanese people are not visitation these days so it should be hard to find visitation restaurant in towns… :(

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