Japan – Shiitake Zongzi

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In a normal word, it is known by the name rice dumplings or sticky rice dumplings. This is a Japanese dish with a few elements in combination. It is basically a rice dish, moreover rice dumplings and also be called rice cakes. During Dragon Boat Festival or Doubler Fifth Festival, this is the dish eaten regularly. And the tradition evolved with the generations and every year in early May of the Japanese lunar calendar, glutinous rice dumplings are cooked and eaten in festivals. There are many variants of the dish.

Japan – Honey Castella

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This is actually the most fluffy and spongy cake of Japanese Cuisine. This is sold in many varieties but honey glazed one is the most sold and cooked cake in Japan. This is also a kind of Japanese Confectionery delight known to be as ''WAGASHI''. The name of this cake came up in the 16th century by the Portuguese.

Japan – Natto

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Natto is a kind of snack or breakfast that is made up of fermented soybean. This is famous because of its texture and appearance. As a healthy breakfast it is eaten with a bowl of rice. The main thing to watch is the procedure of fermenting these beans so we can consume with different varieties of rice, toast and mixing with vegetables, etc.

Japan – Zosui / Japanese Rice Soup

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Zosui is a very healthy and full nutritious soup dish with all the healthy elements to add its benefits to the dish. It is a Japanese version of Congee. Congee is actually a rice porridge dish, very famous in China. This dish is very healthy and easy to digest so it is also served as a staple food for patients and healthcare workers. This is also known to be as Baby food. When nabemono is cooked, the leftover soup can be also used as the Zosui. There are different variant of using instead of rice.

Japan – Khushikatsu

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This dish has huge elements to go through the name but it is simply said that this dish is deep-fried, skewered, cutlets of meat and vegetables. The name ''Khushi'' means ''Skewers''. And ''Katsu'' means ''Cutlets'' which is definitely deep-fried. In Tokyo, this dish is famous for pork meat, while food on skewers is originated from Osaka.

Japan – Okowa (Japanese Sticky Rice)

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This is Japanese-style steamed sticky rice. This special rice is cooked with vegetables and meat if you like to add on. The word OKOWA came from the Japanese word, KOWAMESHI, which means ''Hard rice''. OKOWA means in this dish like we sometimes used different varieties of rice in making this dish. However, in this dish they are not hard rice, they are cooked sticky rice

Japan – Unagi Grilled Eel Rice Bowl

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UNAGI GRILLED EEL RICE BOWL, is the name of this dish and when it comes to the ingredients and main elements with cooking technique we can found it in this name. Freshwater eel from Japan is used in making this amazing dish.

Japan – Miso Soup

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Miso is actually a product formed by a special procedure known as fermentation. MISO SOUP is also known as ''Misoshiru''. Miso soup is very common in Japan and served with white plain rice in breakfast.