When winter approaches an all-time favorite meal and snack is Oden. They typically appear in convenient stores and are sold on carts throughout Japan starting in September. There are a variety of foods served in a light, shoyu broth. They are displayed in sections and customers are able to pick and choose the ones they would like to buy. Continue reading
Takoyaki is hot, fluffy balls made of savory pancake batter with tempura scraps, green onions, red ginger, and octopus. Takoyaki is often topped with sauce, mayo, seaweed flakes, and katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes). Continue reading
Temaki sushi is hand rolled sushi. You make it yourself!
All the ingredients are put out on plates in front of you. You get to mix and match your own favorite topping and ingredients. Continue reading
Since 2000 there have been over 300 limited-edition seasonal and region-exclusive Kit Kat flavors produced in Japan. It is no wonder why Kit Kats are one of the top-selling treats in Japan. The Japanese gift-giving culture has encouraged the Continue reading
A great place to enjoy top-notch sushi is at Tsukiji Fish Market! Tsukiji Fish Market is largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. The restaurants in the area are blessed with the freshest of fish that are caught the same day. One of my favorites is Sushi Zanmai. Continue reading
The literal translation of Abura Soba is “Oil Noodles.”
It looks like ramen without the soup. It is thick noodles with oil and toppings. Some topping includes menma, soft boiled egg, pork, and onions. Continue reading
Delicious, yet incredibly easy to make. Sukiyaki is one of my all time favorite Japanese dishes that I like to prepare with my friends. To put it simply, sukiyaki is basically meat and vegetables cooked is a pot of sweet soy sauce based broth.