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japan cuisine

japan cuisine

This is one of my dinner at home.
my dinner

1. Rice with sweet potato and kelp(kombu) and black sesame.
2. Miso soup with onion and sweet potato and leek.
3. Chicken and taro(sticky potato) stew.
4. Beer!

Today was Japanese style.
This is my normal dinner not gorgeous…
All potato!!!
All carbohydrates…

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japan confectionery

famous Japanese-style confectionery

There are famous shrine in Japan that is “Ise Shrine” in Mie prefecture.

ISE

Here is far from main cities but have worth visiting.
Today, I tell you about famous Japanese confectionery in Ise Shrine.
That is…
akafuku
“akafuku”. rice cake with red bean.
This red beans is right degree of sweetness and rice cake is so soft!
Taste becomes addictive!

There are main shop of Akafuku in Ise shrine.
akafuku main shop

Now you can buy akafuku at station,airport,department in Nagoya,Osaka,Nara,Kyoto etc.
Please check!!!

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japan snack

which sancks is the most popular for American?

I watched one TV program in Japan.
US people try to eat Japanese snacks and determine which is the best for US people.

No.5 “FU”
fu
Brown sugar fluffy sweets of Japanese Fried-dough…It’s very difficult to explain.
Taste is sweet and inside is like a cotton candy.
Brown color is brown sugar.

No.4 “baby star ramen”
baby star noodle
This is a chicken flavor dry noodle. You can eat noodle without hot water.

No.3 “Umai bo”
umai-bo
Everybody says ‘like cheetos!’

No.2 “Miyako kombu”
konbu
This is a kelp.
This is also difficult to explain… It is mixed sweet and sour taste.
Everybody says good for health.

No.1 “kinako bo”
kinako-bo
This is a rice cake with soybean flour.
Japanese traditional sweets.
Sweet and healthy!

All snacks you can buy at convenience store like seven eleven, family mart, lawson etc.
Let’s try!

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japanese food crab

Now, crab is in season.
So, I traveled to Kasumi,Hyogo to eat crab.
Actually I go to Hyogo to eat crab every year in January.

Before eat… Cheers!cheers

These are all crab!!
crab
sashimi, grilled crab, crab pod, boiled crab …
crab! crab! crab!!!

I was in the mood to splurge.

If you come to Japan in this season, I strongly recommend to try to eat crab!

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Japanese food Motsu nabe

Motsunabe is a type of nabe (a pod) in Japanese cuisine,
which is made from beef Innards,the colon.
A hot pot is filled with soup, prepared the colon and boiled for a while,
cabbage, Tofu, and garlic chives are added.
motsu nabe
No smells!
Especially young ladies loves Motsunabe because the colon has a lot of collagen!!!
For beauty!

After we ate all ingredients in pod, we put noodles and eat.
This is also nice!!
Please try.
Fukuoka is the most famous but you can eat everywhere in Japan.

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Japanese food “B-grade gourmet”

“B-grade gourmet” means the casual dining enjoyable with reasonable price
such as curry rice, ramen (noodle), chow mein… and so on.
Ordinary but tasty !!
Japanese loves B-grade gourmet.

Japanese curry with sticky rice.
curry with rice

Ramen. soup noodle.
noodle

Yakisoba = Chow mein
yakisoba

You can eat B-grade gourmet everywhere.
Especially Japanese loves Ramen.
Every magazine has a special section about ranking of Ramen restaurants.
I also go to ramen restrants once a week!
You can not miss ramen if you come Japan!!!

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japanese food kushikatsu

“Kushi katsu” is ‘deep-fried breaded meat or vegetables on skewers’
or ‘Japanese style of deep-fried kebab’.

kushikatsu

dip

Dip kushikatsu in Worcester sauce and eat it.
A cabbage also dip in Worcester sauce.
No double dipping, please!!

Worcester sauce is more popular in the western Japan.
So kushikatsu is famous in Osaka.
Osakan food like “Takoyaki” and “Okonokiyaki” also wat with Worcester sauce.
If you want to know about “Takoyaki” and “Okonomiyaki” , please click here!
Kushikatsu is match with beer!

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Japanese food

Today’s Japanese food is…
Noodle
『Ramen』= Noodle.

Ramen is a Japanese noodle and soup dish.
Ramen noodles are made by mixing flour, salt, food additive alkaline water, eggs and other ingredients.
There are various different shapes of noodle for example, straight, curly,
which is suited to different kinds of soups that vary in texture and thickness.
Soup stock for ramen may be made from seafood, chicken bones, pork bones, etc.
It is seasoned with soy sauce, miso, salt, etc.

these are cup noodle.
cup noodle
Instant noodles with freeze-dried vegetables and soup are sold in a plastic handleless cup.
Just pour hot water into the cup and wait for three minutes!
That’s it!!
This is good for souvenir :-)

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The kinds of sushi

There are many kinds of sushi in Japan.
Before you go to Sushi restaurant, please check this site.

This is 『Nigiri sushi』 hand shaped sushi
nigiri sushi

『Maki sushi』 sushi roll
maki sushi

『Chirashi sushi』
chirashi sushi
Assorted raw fish fillets over a bowl of vinegared rice

『Inari sushi』
inari sushi
This is sushi pockets. Vinegared rice balls wrapped in deep fried tofu pockets.

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