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Simple spinach salad (Hourensou no ohitashi)

This is very common side dish for Japanese foods.  “Hourenso” means spinach and “ohitashi” is a way of cooking.  It is a cooking method to soak foods in broth.  After 1868 (Meiji era), current method seems to become popular. There are some similar menu called “goma ae”(mix with sesame) or “shira ae”(mix with broken tofu). […]