Whether used in soup, stir fried, served cold or as part of a nabe hot pot menu, udon noodles are ubiquitous in Japanese food culture. But before we delve any deeper, you may be wondering: What exactly is udon?
Category - Local Flavor
It seems like every region in Japan has its own take on curry. Here, we break down five of the most popular local variations: Hokkaido shika deer curry, Okinawa bitter melon curry, Hiroshima oyster curry, Echizen squid curry and Tottori pear curry.
Donburi is a rice bowl with flavorful toppings. Consider trying these five popular donburi dishes the next time you visit a Japanese restaurant. You might also try making some of them yourself!
Ready to take the nabemono plunge? Jump right in by learning the five main styles.