标签存档: Japanese Cuisine

Japan, China – Sanbeiji ( Three Cup Chicken )

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Three Cup Chicken is also known by the name, San Bei Ji. It is a very popular dish in China and Taiwan cuisine but also very popular evenly in Japan. It is known as a three-cup chicken because the used in this dish is made by a cup of three ingredients. It is served with Congee and Rice.

Japan – Karumeyaki (Honeycomb Toffee/Sponge Toffee)

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Honeycomb caramel, caramel sponge, hokey pokey, No matter what you call this pack, we all agree that it is one of a kind. Crunchy, light, and sweet pieces of caramel plunge you back into childhood for sure. Toffee is actually a dessert or candy, the snack that is created by caramelizing the sugar with butter, some salt, flour if required.

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 – Prawn Tempura

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Tempura is actually a very famous Japanese snack that is made up of anything like meat strips, chicken pieces, vegetables, seafood like prawns, shrimp, fish fingers, etc. Fritters are also a very similar dish but has pure Japanese Origin and taste. The tempura was first time invented from EDO PERIOD when stalls are made riverside. The word Tempura originated from the Latin word, means ''SEASONED''.

Japan – Satsuma-age

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Satsuma-age is a Japanese fish cake that is actually a fish meat patty that is fried and served. However, the cooking procedure to make this dish is formation of surimi. Surimi is actually a paste formed of seafood meat and when mixed with white flour, then formed a solid patty. There are some stewed dishes from which surimi is dipped, including Oden and Udon.

Japan – Nigirimeshi

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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 – 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 – Donburi Meal, Unadon

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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 – Osechi RAYORI ( New year’s Feast )

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TSUBUKU, is actually a founder of this dietary cuisine. The traditional way to celebrate Japanese cuisine's idea is given by Tsubuku. The main dish of this special feast is ZONI. Zoni is a specially formulated rice dish.