Last Wednesday marked the 'autumnal equinox' ushering shorter days, cooler weather and the glorious umami-rich flavors of heartier dishes. Autumn is the season for healthy appetites. A time to indulge in the bounty of the harvest and nourish ourselves for the cold months ahead. In Japan, long awaited seasonal dishes begin to appear, celebrating the notable aromas of fall! Below we celebrate some of these dishes.