Tag Archive for: Japanese food

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 – Sakana No Nitsuke

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This dish is a Japanese fish dish that is also called JAPANESE GRILLED FISH. This is cooked by grilling procedure. Nimono is the category of Japanese cuisine in which simmering dishes are placed. There are two main elements of the dish: fish and sauces, while others are also be added but according to the choice. This is a dish from the 19th Century and the invention of this dish is not known.

Japan – Japanese Chicken Curry

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Japanese curry is very popular in Japanese because it is a very versatile dish that can be served with different other dishes and served in many forms. Curry in Japan is served in three different ways: Curry Bread, Curry Noodles and Kare Raisu. This dish was first time introduced in Japan at the MEJI ERA from the 1860s to 1900. Nakamuraya curry is a similar curry cooked in the Indian Subcontinent like in Japan. There are many dishes and elements to serve with curry.

Japan – Champon Noodles

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This dish is noodles soup having many vegetables and fish, prawns, chicken with eggs and some seasonings. This dish is inspired by Chinese cuisine and is served world widely in many Japanese restaurants. This dish is originated from NAGASAKI, Japan. This was adopted by the Japanese from the Meiji Era. The name of the dish came up by Hookein word, CHIAH-PNG, which means TO EAT MEAT. In Japan, different areas and cities have different flavored-based soup noodles.

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 – Sushi Platter

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Sushi is also known as Sushi-Meshi. It is a vinegar rice dish with having raw seafood slices and nori seaweed sheets. Sushi is usually confused with other Japanese dish that is SASHIMI, which is also a Japanese-originated dish of raw meat and just thin slices of meat served with soy sauce. Sushi is originated from the old tradition of Fermentation of rice. The people of Japan MUORMACHI PERIOD, ferment the rice for months and then served it with raw fish. There are different types of sushi served in worldwide with addition of different ingredients, different cooking methods, etc.

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.