Japan cuisine

Maruzuwaigani Hogushimi

Canned sea foods for side dishes or sake snacks.

The canned food is called as “Kanzume” in Japan. We don’t care that is long-term storage or not. Because, we eat them as one of the daily foods. Especially, Japanese canned foods are popular that goes well with sake snacks! Today, I introduce interesting & unique Japanese canned foods! Sanma Shioyaki (さんまの塩焼き) “Sanma” means saury. …

Canned sea foods for side dishes or sake snacks. Read More »

Japanese citron

Japanese citrus fruits and lemons

The citrus fruits are called “Kankitsu”.   Some of them were not sold seasonally, and Some non-Japanese citrus fruits are also in the mix for comparison. Today, I’m going to show you a unique Japanese citron. Contents Yuzu (柚子 / ユズ / ゆず)Ponzu (ポン酢)Yuzu recipeKabosu (かぼす)Kabosu recipeKabosu recipeSudachi (すだち)Sudachi recipeAoyuzu (青柚子 / 青ゆず)Aoyuzu recipeShikwasa (シークワサ)Shikwasa recipeLemon …

Japanese citrus fruits and lemons Read More »

itamae1

Sushi chef training in Japan (Itamae 板前修業)

The chef of Japanese restaurant or Sushi restaurant are called “Itamae (板前)”.“Ita (板)” means a counter. “mae (前)” means ahead. The chef’s top is called “Hanaita (花板)”. Japanese cuisine that Itamae cooks in front of the customer.Therefore, failure and cheating are never allowed.  Today, I talk about real sushi chef of Japanese cuisine “Itamae (板前)”. …

Sushi chef training in Japan (Itamae 板前修業) Read More »

TOP