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Japan – Takikomi Gohan

Takikomi Gohan is a bowl of Japanese rice tossed with dashi, soya sauce, broth, and can have the addition of vegetables and meat into it. This dish has a lot of varieties and different versions of the same dish by having different combinations of vegetables and meat. It can be your comfort dish or a heavy meal to be served on dinners, festivals like Japanese new year’s eve, etc.

Japan – Mushi Manju

It is a sort of steamed cake or steamed dumpling in sweet flavors. It is also known as Japanese Confession cuisine, WAGASHI. Wagashi is the Japanese confession meal that is traditionally served with green tea. Wagashi is made up and serves as a gift for festivals, to admire the Tradition of Japan. Manju is made up of different main ingredient that is filled with the different fillings.

Japan – Donburi Meal, Unadon

Donburi is a dish consist of rice bowl topped with grilled marinated meat. There are many varieties if meal served in Donburi and known as donburi meal. Unadon is a donburi meal in which EEL (seafood) is served in the donburi bowl with rice. EEL is topped with soya sauce based caramelized sauce known as TARE.

Japan – Beef Sukiyaki

This dish is served in Nabemono style, one bowl having all the elements together. Nabe means hotpot or cooking pot and, Mono means things. This is like a bowl of happiness in winters and a very delicious-looking dish. This dish is versatile because of the vast addition of ingredients in it.

Japan – Nigirimeshi

This is the traditional rice dish of Japan which is simply known as rice balls. This dish has many other names according to the filling. There are different ingredients used in making this simple but with a lot of varieties in this dish. From Kamakura to the Edo period this dish is invented. Sumurai stored these rice balls into bamboo sheath and use them at the time of war.

Japan – Sushi Platter

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 – Zosui / Ojiya

This dish is actually a soup which is made up of rice, vegetables, and meat. It is also known as ”Japanese Rice Soup”. This soup is originated from the concept that rice can be added to miso soup for a more tasty and healthy effect. There are few varieties of zosui by different ingredients to put on and different cooking time.

Japan – Hot Pot

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 – Soba Noodles

It is the tradition of Japan to serve and eat soba noodles on Japanese new year’s eve. People think that eating this dish will have to wait till next new year’s eve. So the name of the dish is called TOSHIKOSHI SOBA means AFTER A YEAR.

Japan – Miso Soup

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.