9 (Japanese)

List by: anika854, created: 02 Apr 2018, updated: 02 Apr 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

Japanese food is one of a kind. You will never mistake it. Sushi, sashimi, unagi, and sake… we all know this. But this cuisine is not only about products and recipes, here a lot is about their indigenous culture and traditions. It is not surprising then that they made the whole world eat with chopsticks instead of knives and forks.

1. Tempura

(Japanese)

Tempura is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. Various types of seafood and vegetables are used to make Tempura. Fish like shrimp, squid, scallop, white fish etc. And vegetables such as bamboo shoots, okra, eggplant, carrot etc.

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2. Wagashi

(Japanese)

Wagashi is a traditional Japanese confection that is often served with tea. Sweet azuki bean paste (anko) is a central ingredient in a large number of Japanese sweets. Boiled azuki beans are sweetened with sugar and mashed to create either smooth anko (koshian) or chunky anko (tsubuan).

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3. Unagi Nigiri Sushi

(Japanese) (Japanese Sushi)

A slice of ell over pressed on the top of formed finger vinegared rice.

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4. Tonkatsu

豚カツ, とんかつ, トンカツ, Crispy Deep Fried Breaded Pork (Japanese)

Tonkatsu, is a Japanese food which consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. There are two main types, hire and rosu. It is often served with shredded cabbage. Tonkatsu originated in Japan in the 19th century. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonkatsu Tonkatsu is one of the most beloved “western style” Japanese foods in Japan. It is pork chop breaded with flour, egg, and Panko (bread crumbs), then deep fried. It’s not the healthiest food but rather comfort food. There are a lot of nice Tonkatsu restaurants in Japan, but it might be hard to find one in the US since it’s such a specialized …

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5. Ama Ebi Nigiri Sushi

(Japanese)

A slice of Raw shrimp over pressed on the top of formed finger vinegared rice.

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6. Okonomiyaki

(Japanese)

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "how you like" or "what you like", and yaki meaning "grill". Okonomiyaki is mainly associated with the Kansai or Hiroshima areas of Japan, but is widely available throughout the country.

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7. Tofu Skin Roll

Tofu Roll (Chinese)

Tofu Skin Roll is a dim sum dish. It can be found in Hong Kong and among overseas Chinese restaurants. It is usually served in a small plate in twos or threes. The fillings range from pork with vegetable, to fish or beef.

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8. Okinawa Soba

沖縄そば, Suba (Japanese)

Okinawa Soba are thick wheat noodles in a broth of kombu, katsuobushi flakes and pork. Soba means buckwheat in Japanese but Okinawa Soba contains no buckwheat. The government tried to force Okinawa to drop the name on Okinawa Soba products after the reunification of Okinawa and Japan in the 1970s. Okinawa resisted and the government eventually backed down. Okinawa Soba is similar to ramen but with thicker noodles. Katsuobushi is dried, fermented, and smoked skipjack tuna. Kombu is edible kelp from the family http://www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/japanese-f…

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9. Dango

団子, Japanese dumplings (Japanese)

Dango is a Japanese dumpling and sweet made from mochiko, related to mochi. It is often served with green tea. Dango is eaten year-round, but the different varieties are traditionally eaten in given seasons. Three to four dango are often served on a skewer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dango

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