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In today's post I will give a list of typical Japanese foods that you must eat when you go to Japan, so make a good note, okay?
Japanese food that you must eat - Don't miss it
1. Sushi - Susyi (寿司)
Sushi is a typical Japanese food made from raw or cooked meat or vegetables and then shaped, usually accompanied by soy sauce when served. Sushi itself is a food that you must taste if you visit Japan.
2. Mochi - Moci (餅)
Mochi is a traditional Japanese cake made from glutinous rice which is pounded by two or three people in its manufacture, mashed until it has a soft and sticky texture, then formed into a ball.
You can get it at cake shops in Japan if you are currently in the land of sakura.
3. Ramen (ラーメン)
Ramen is a typical Japanese noodle which is also quite popular. Ramen noodles have a thinner shape, Ramen is usually served with a splash of broth of various flavors, such as shoyu and miso and mixed with various vegetables.
4. Takoyaki (たこ焼き)
Takoyaki is a popular food in Japan that you can easily find. Takoyaki is made from wheat flour and filled with pieces of octopus in a round shape and then pierced with small bamboo pieces. Served with mayonnaise sauce on top.
5. Dango (団子)
Dango is a popular Japanese sweet that you can easily find in Japanese street food or festival events in Japan that are taking place. This dango is made from rice flour which is shaped into small balls and then stabbed with bamboo. you should not forget this one food when you are in Japan
6. Taiyaki (たい焼き)
Taiyaki is a typical Japanese cake in the form of fish, the basic ingredients of the cake are the same as pancakes or waffles. The filling for this Taiyaki cake is various, but the original taste is red bean butter, which is often found in Japanese street food.
7. kare (カレー)
karē is a dish that is quite popular in Japan, this dish is usually served with rice. The karē itself is filled with various types of vegetables and meat. for those of you who go on vacation to Japan it is mandatory to try this food
8. Tempura (天ぷら)
Tempura is a dish of seafood and vegetables wrapped in flour and fried in hot oil.
usually served as a crunchy snack or as a side dish from the main menu, such as ramen, udon, and sushi.
9. Onigiri (おにぎり)
Onigiri is a typical Japanese rice ball shaped like a triangular shape, or in the form of a rice sack with various fillings inside and also wrapped in dried seaweed (Nori) sheets. Onigiri is usually used as food supplies for travel
10. Udon (うどん)
Udon is one of the culinary types of Japanese noodles that has been known for a long time, the noodles themselves are made of wheat flour and have a thick and somewhat wide size. Usually udon is cooked by mixing chicken or shrimp.
11. Oden (おでん)
Oden is a typical Japanese snack made from processed fresh fish meat that has been mashed, not only that in a stew pot there are also many other toppings consisting of radishes, boiled eggs and many others.
12. Sashimi (刺身)
Sashimi is a typical Japanese food with seafood served raw and accompanied by soy sauce and wasabi, almost like sushi.
You should try it if you have plans to go to Japan in the near future.
13. Teriyaki (照り焼き)
Teriyaki is the name for meat that has been soaked in teriyaki sauce which is then grilled over coals. Teriyaki sauce is made using (shoyu) or Japanese soy sauce.
14. Yakiniku (焼肉)
Yakiniku is usually made of meat that has been cut into thin strips. Then it is cooked by grilling in another sense, yakiniku is referred to as a barbecue with the main ingredient of meat.
15. Soba (蕎麦) - (Buckwheat)
Soba is Japanese noodles made from wheat flour
It's like spaghetti. If you finish eating Soba , don't forget to ask for Soba boiled water (soba-yu) the water will be mixed with the remaining sauce in the bowl and drunk as soup, it contains many nutrients and is good for health.
16. Tonkatsu (豚カツ)
Tonkatsu is a traditional Japanese dish made from breaded pork, then deep-fried in oil, usually served with cabbage. for those of you who are Muslim you should replace it with chicken meat.
17. Dorayaki (どら焼き)
Dorayaki is a traditional Japanese cake made of two pancakes that are stacked and filled with red bean butter in the middle. Dorayaki has a soft texture.
18. Gyoza - Jiaozi (餃子)
Gyoza is a Japanese-style snack with a soft, dimsum-like texture filled with minced meat and vegetables wrapped in a sheet of flour.
Gzoya skin material is made from a mixture of wheat flour, this food is cooked by steaming it can also be boiled or fried.
19. Tofu (豆腐)
Tofu is one of the most common foods found in Japanese cuisine. Tofu itself is made from soybean juice with a very soft texture like pudding. The tofu is wrapped in special plastic so that the texture is not easily crushed.
20. Omurice (オムライス)
Omurice is a popular type of dish that is usually cooked in Japanese homes. Omurice itself is made with fried rice then wrapped in a fried egg that has been beaten and topped with sauce. Perfect for breakfast before work.
21. Miso soup (味噌汁)
Miso soup is a simple Japanese dish, a soup filled with sliced tofu and vegetables, and topped with miso as a condiment. Miso itself is made from fermented boiled soybeans, rice, or a mixture of both with salt.
22. Yakitori (焼き鳥)
Yakitori is a piece of chicken that is cut into bite-size pieces, pierced with a bamboo skewer, then grilled over a fire. Yakitori generally uses chicken meat.
23. Yakisoba (焼きそば)
Yakisoba is a typical Japanese noodle dish that uses the main ingredient of wheat, sprinkled with pieces of meat and vegetables. Then seasoned with yakisoba sauce, salt and pepper.
24. Ice cream matcha (抹茶アイスクリーム)
Matcha itself is green tea that has been shaped like fine flour, usually matcha is used in tea ceremonies in Japan. So ice cream macha is ice cream made from tea.
25. Nattō (納豆)
Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybean seeds, and is usually served for breakfast, if you go to Japan you shouldn't miss this one.
I hope the reference that I provide can be useful for you, don't forget to save this recommended food menu so you don't forget
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