Yukari Sakamoto

For Yukari Sakamoto's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

| Jun 24, 2009

Stomach peko peko? Dig into these Japanese food words

One of the most enjoyable aspects of Japanese cuisine is how it stimulates the senses: exquisite presentation, delicious taste, enticing aroma, distinctive texture and unique sound. The last one stands out most in comparison with Western food culture. While the sounds involved in the ...

| May 20, 2009

Fish kanji help you hook the perfect meal

Japan is blessed with an abundance of fish — drawn from the deep ocean to the coastal shores, lakes, rivers and streams. Making yourself familiar with the many kanji for different species of fish helps you get by when you run into all this ...

| May 20, 2009

Fish kanji help you hook the perfect meal

Japan is blessed with an abundance of fish — drawn from the deep ocean to the coastal shores, lakes, rivers and streams. Making yourself familiar with the many kanji for different species of fish helps you get by when you run into all this ...