Tag Archive for: Japanese Cuisine

Japan – Age-Gyoza (śŹö„Ā흧Ɍ≠ź)

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Jiaozi is the Chinese form of dumplings that has the Japanese variation of Jiaozi is GYOZA. This is originated as traditional Chinese medicine. There are different names for the Gyoza of different countries and for different ingredients, the cooking method also.

Japan – Kabocha and Ayu Tempura With Tentsuyu Sauce

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Tempura is a fried dish in which any seafood and vegetables are dipped into the batter of eggs and flour to deep fry it. This dish has many roots from the world while having the name, origin, and cooking techniques. In 1671, the cookbook called "śĖôÁźÜÁĆģÁęčśäĄ" was written and it has the recipe still used in making the tempura. Tokyo bay was made a great change in Japanese cuisine and still we have the dishes of "Tokyo style (Edo style)". There are many variations of the dish outside Japan.

Japan – Yoshinoya Beef Rice Bowl (Gyudon)

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This dish is a proper bowl of all elements like strips of beef with steamed rice and topped with vegetables with sometimes a fried egg. This is said as Japanese comfort food for at least 150 years. Gyudon is originally originated from the dish Gyunbae. This dish is Beef hot pot at the times of KANTO REGION, in Japan.

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 – Kakigori (Japanese Shaved Ice Dessert)

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Kakigori is a dessert that is made up of Crushed and shaved ice with having flavors and sweet syrups. Japanese Shaved ice dessert is served with sweet syrups, some fruit chunks, condensed milk, evaporated milk. In summer, this dessert is sold every where in Japan like, dessert shops, tea café, tea stalls, ice cream stalls, etc. This dish is originated in Heian Period in which ice from the mountains bring and topped with flavors.

Japan – Tsukune

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This is a non-veg dish that is actually chicken, lamb, beef, or seafood meatballs. These are known as Japanese meatballs or Tsukune. There are different techniques used in making this amazing dish.

Japan – Chazuki

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This is a very unique dish of Japanese cuisine in which we can mix rice with prepared green tea and pour over the rice. Name of the dish which is used in Japanese cuisine is ''CHAZUKE''. From this word ''CHA'' means ''TEA'' and ''ZUKE'' means ''SUBMERGE''.

Japan, China – Gyoza / Jiaozi

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Dishes included in the cuisine of Japan has many other dishes from other regions. Those inspired dishes are than infused with Japanese flavours and came up with new fusion dish of other regional origin and Japanese flavours. So this dish is also a fusion cuisine which is originated from the Chinese cuisine and now very popular in Japan.

Japan – Hot Pot

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This dish is a traditional dinner usually cooked sometimes or even on special occasions to have a huge bowl of soup/ broth with many foodstuffs dipped into it. This is also known as Soup Pot, Fire pot or Soup food.

Japan – Ramen ( Japanese Noodles Soup )

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Ramen is a special dish from Japanese cuisine. It is also known as SHINA SOBA or CHUKA SOBA in different areas of Japan. Two main ingredients of this Japanese ramen are broth/soup and noodles.