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
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