The strange appearance of many traditional Japanese dishes might cause the uninitiated to avert their eyes, but if you want to challenge yourself and some guests this Halloween, think about giving some of these dishes a try!
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Kamaboko, also known as fish cakes, is a common dish in Japan. Kamaboko can be enjoyed on its own or can complement many other meals, and the fish cakes are often used for celebratory purposes in Japan.
Ninjas have a long and fascinating history, likely dating back to 12th-century Japan. Today, you can still use some of their intriguing tricks and eat their nutrient-rich diet to stay as sharp as a sword!
A selection of the tastiest and cutest photos of Japanese food that are featured on Umami Insider's Instagram! Check them out and start cooking your own Japanese food too!
No matter how you choose to celebrate it, Tsukimi or Jyugoya is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the moon in all her glory. Enjoy some delicious Japanese dishes as you pay tribute to the beautiful autumn harvest.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Japanese breakfast is a combination of healthy foods that make a complete meal, and delivers a large dose of healthy vitamins and minerals that provide a great deal of health benefits.
In Japan, there is an ingredient simply referred to as “sauce.” This sauce is used in many dishes in Japanese cuisine and is sometimes referred to as tonkatsu sauce — a thick brown sauce that accompanies breaded fish, pork or chicken cutlets.
The traditions that surround Japanese food and dining culture have been fading as Western traditions become popular. However, from seating styles to classic cuisine, there are many ways to preserve this rich cultural history.
Wake up and smell the miso with a traditional Japanese breakfast full of rich, authentic flavors. Whether you sit down to a meal in a hotel or create one yourself, you'll be sure to enjoy this unique and delightful cuisine.
Not many people are aware of the differences between Japanese curry and Indian curry. But making a Japanese curry can be fairly easy, so long as you know the differences and what ingredients to use in the recipe.