Tuesday, November 30, 2010

deconstructing breakfast

tsukemono:   漬物

漬: soak    物:thing

a pickle is a soaked thing, yes.

gohan:   飯, means "cooked rice" or "meal"

朝御飯[asagohan], for example; "morning cooked rice" or "morning meal", depending on how you view breakfast.

miso: 味噌

味: smell, taste, flavor, aroma:

tastes and smells. also: delicacy (only in the foodie sense?)

噌: [noun] bass, [verb] to scold.

a taste/smell that deeply scolds you in a bass tone.

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