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Hiyashi Somen (Japanese Chilled Somen Noodles) for Tanabata

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Hiyashi somen—thin, delicate wheat noodles served chilled with tsuyu, a dipping sauce—is one of the most popular meals during the hot and humid summers in Japan.  It’s also one of the foods enjoyed on Tanabata, one of my favorite Japanese holidays.  

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