japanese food, unaju

Japanese Food 100 – #20 Unaju

UnaJu is a relatively expensive Japanese dish containing grilled eel (Unagi) on the top of hot cooked rice. Eels are flavored with a sweetened soy-based sauce and charcoal fired. The general price of eel in Japan had been lowered due to the massive import from overseas until few years ago. But, r... more
osechi ryori, japanese food

Japanese Food 100 – #19 Osechi-ryori

Osechi-ryori are specially-prepared New Year's dishes to be eaten during the first three days of January. Most dishes are cooked in order to be preserved for at least three days so women don't have to cook during that period. Various kinds of beautifully-prepared dishes are set in lacquer boxes. ... more
yakizakana, japanese food

Japanese Food 100 – #18 Yakizakana

Yakizakana is Japanese traditional dish of grilled fish. Yaki (Yaku) means grill and Sakana means fish in Japanese. Fish can be salted, Teriyaki (sweet soy sauce) flavored, Saikyo-yaki ( grilled Saikyo-miso marinated fish), Yuan-yaki (grilled marinated fish), Kaba-yaki  and so on. Traditional Jap... more
japanese food, onigiri

Japanese Food 100 – #17 Onigiri

Onigiri, also called “Omusubi”, is Japanese rice-ball which is made from rice formed into triangular or oval shapes and often wrapped in seaweed. We eat Onigiri at home, as take-out lunch or as a midnight snack. Usually there are fillings inside Onigiri.  Typical fillings are Umeboshi (Sour plum),... more
takoyaki, japanese food

Japanese Food 100 – #16 Takoyaki

Takoyaki is very popular ball-shaped Japanese snack made of a wheat flour-based batter and dashi with diced octopus and other ingredients inside. Tako means octopus and yaki means grill or fired. Takoyaki is available throughout everywhere in Japan but it’s more common in Osaka/Kansai area as it’s... more
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