While horses have become a gentle companion and even pets to many people in most countries of the world, they have become so much a part of the Japanese cuisine.
In Japan, people eat basashi or raw horse meat cut in thin slices.
Basashi appears pink and is affectionately called sakura, referring to the well-loved Japanese flower cherry blossoms that are also pink in color.
Horse meat has become so popular in Japan that many people eat it in izakaya, Japanese-style drinking restaurants that are everywhere the country.
It is eaten as yakiniku or barbecue, as an ice cream, as a dessert, and even has canned versions.
Per Anti-Horse-Slaughter Advocate ~ FINALLY EXPOSED!!! It has been said that the Japanese prefer Draft Horse Meat, that they buy from specific ranchers/dealers who specifically raise them in California and else where for sale to…
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