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
yakisoba, japanese food

Japanese Food 100 – #15 Yakisoba

Yakisoba is one of the most popular casual Japanese Food and originally a Chinese food, introduced to Japan in early 20th century. Yakisoba noodles are made from wheat flour with vegetables and/or meat and seafood. It is flavored with a sweetened and little spicy thickened condiment similar to Oys... more
okonomiyaki, japanese food

Japanese Food 100 – #14 Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is savory pancakes made with various ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "what you like" or "what you want", and yaki meaning "grilled" or "cooked". Customers get to choose their own favorite ingredients and sometimes even cook the pancakes themselves at the... more
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