Month: July 2020

Amazing Japanese Deep Fry recipe (揚げ物)

When you come to Japan, I recommend you to eat not only sushi and tempura, but also other deep-fried foods. They are a little unique. Today, I introduce Japanese awesome deep-fried foods! Contents Tempura (天ぷら / てんぷら)Tatsutaage (竜田揚げ)Tatsutaage recipeSaba Tatsutaage recipeMcDonald’s original menu in JapanKara age (からあげ / 唐揚げ)Karaage recipeSu age (素揚げ)Suage recipeAtsuage (厚揚げ)Suage recipeAgedashidofu …

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6 basic seasonings for japanese cuisine (調味料)

There are many unique Japanese original seasonings as well as wasabi. Some seasonings are not overseas! I introduce typical Japanese seasonings in 2 parts. Contents Karashi (辛子 / からし)Sanshou (山椒)Unagi Kabayaki (うなぎの蒲焼)Miso (味噌 / みそ)Shiro miso (白みそ)Aka miso (赤みそ)Hatcho miso (八丁味噌)Shichimi Togarashi (七味唐辛子)Ichimi togarashi (一味唐辛子)Yuzu kosho (柚子胡椒)Koji (麹)Shio koji (塩麴)Amazake (甘酒)Karashi (辛子 / からし) Japanese …

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onomatopee

Onomatopoeia of foods in Japanese 1 (オノマトペ)

Do you know Onomatopoeia? This means  sound effects often used in manga, like “bang” ,”boon”. We use onomatopoeia in ordinary conversation. For example, crunchy is often expressed by Japanese as “Kari kari”,”Pori pori “,”Bori bori”,and”Gari gari”. We use different expressions depending foods. I can not introduce all of them, because, there are approx. 4500 expression …

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