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Seike Yuba Kyoto The Real Japan Rob Dyer

Seike Yuba (Tofu Skin) Restaurant, Kyoto

​​You know soybeans. You’ve even cultivated a taste for tofu. Well, now there’s another high nutritional variant for you to discover: yuba. Aka tofu skin. ​​I recently tried yuba for the first time…

Rios Bakery & Cafe, Ashiya

Rios Bakery & Cafe, Ashiya

One thing I particularly love about Japan is the amount of small, self-owned, mom and pop and family-run small business there are – everywhere you go. Whether it is in…