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Mr. Kosaki and Helen discuss the display that showed a typical meal served at the inn.  This one featured a broiled local fish, pickles, boiled vegetables and lots of rice.  To the side is a smoking set, a small charcoal fire in a ceramic bowl, tobacco and a small pipe.  The Portugese introduced tobacco to Japan in the 1540s.
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Mr. Kosaki and Helen discuss the display that showed a typical meal served at the inn. This one featured a broiled local fish, pickles, boiled vegetables and lots of rice. To the side is a smoking set, a small charcoal fire in a ceramic bowl, tobacco and a small pipe. The Portugese introduced tobacco to Japan in the 1540s.