Kamameshi is a traditional Japanese rice dish cooked in an iron pot with various kinds of meat, seafood and vegetables, and flavored with soy sauce, sake or mirin. It is just like the Spanish cuisine, Paella.
It is said that Kamameshi is associated with the communal eating of rice in the aftermath of the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake. In the Japanese food culture, sharing the rice that was cooked in a same pod represents a tight relationship just like a family. The best part of Kamameshi is that the rice gets slightly burned at the bottom and adds an aromatic flavor to the rice.
Sharing and enjoying Kamameshi with someone special may bring your relationship even closer!
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