标签存档: Japanese Cuisine

Japan – Mixed Vegetable Tsukemono

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This is Japanese vegetable pickle use to add to different Japanese dishes and consume in many snacks like sandwiches, salads, etc. This is the thing that can make any other dish to the next level. This is a very common dish of KAISEKI, a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. This is more like the Name means ''PICKLED THINGS''. In 1906, a book of tea written by Okakura Kakuzō also known as Okakura Tenshin was a Japanese scholar and he introduced this dish, Tsukemono in the great tea ceremony, Kaiseki. There are many varieties of tsukemono prepared in Japanese cuisine and also there are many different dishes cooked by using this individual dish, tsukemono.

Japan – Nikujaga (Japanese Beef Potatoes)

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Nikujaga is actually a stew dish and, it has two basic elements, beef, and potatoes. This dish is said to be the fusion dish of western and Japanese styles together. Nikujaga is most popular especially in Winters when served with hot soups and rice. In the 19th century, this dish was invented by a chef of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Chef Norman Van Aken used the word FUSION CUISINE. This was the first time used a word for cuisine. Japanese cuisine has a number of dishes that are formed by the impact of other cuisines especially CHINESE CUISINE and WESTERN CUISINE.

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 – Takikomi Gohan

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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 – Yakimeshi (Japanese Fried Rice)

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This dish known as chahan was originated in 1860 when Chinese immigrants arrived at Kobe, the largest city of Japan. This dish CHAO FAN, means fried rice and also simply known by the name Japanese fried rice.

Japan – Yakiniku

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YAKINIKU is grilled meat inspired by western cuisine. The term Yakiniku is associated with Korean restaurants, in Osaka and Tokyo. From 1872, in the MEJI period, this Korean cuisine influenced Japanese dishes.

Japan – Teppanyaki

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Teppanyaki is a Japanese-style dish. Teppan means ''Metal plate on which this dish is cooked on''. And Yaki means ''grilled or cooked, fried'' etc. It is believe that Teppanyaki dishes are originated from Shigeji Fujioka.

Japan – Hayashi Beef Rice

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This dish is very popular Japanese dish having rice and beef thick sauce or stew/ gravy. In Japanese cuisine, YOSOKU is the term used in dishes of Japan which is mixed with Western style induced cooking. Although this is a dish of western style but flavours are from purely Japanese kitchen.

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.

Japan – Sashimi

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Sashimi is a Japanese cuisine dish. It is a very simple but popular dish, this is not the main course but loved by every Japanese people to enjoy it as wholemeal or the main course. Cooking is not even included in making this dish and served with the most famous MISO SOUP, or as a good bowl of rice. SASHIMI means pierced meat. Like Sashi means ''pierced'' and mi means ''meat''.