Japanese Food 100 – #47 Natto

Natto, Japanese food

Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybeans.

Natto has strong smell, strong flavor, and slimy texture.

Many Japanese people eat Natto as a one of the breakfast dish with rice.

Natto is more popular in Eastern side of Japan (Tokyo, Hokkaido Etc).
The very famous place of Natto is Mito area in Ibaraki prefecture.

Natto is considered as one of the healthiest Japanese food.
There are many kinds of Natto, such as different size of beans and black soy beans.
You can enjoy Natto with variety toppings such as a raw egg, green onion, ume plum, Korean kimuchi and so on…  T

he basic rule for Natto is that you need to mix really well when eating.

Mix, Mix and Mix well!