Japanese foods

nishime

This is the real Japanese stew (煮物 / にもの / 煮込み)

“Nimono(煮物 / にもの)” means Simmered food. Almost all Japanese simmered foods have with”-ni” at end of the word. On the other hand, “Nikomi (煮込み / にこみ)” means stew. Today, I would like to introduce the typical Japanese Nimono & Nikomi dishes! Chikuzenni (筑前煮) “Chikuzen” means an old district name of Fukuoka city. This is a …

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kaiseki

14 Types of Japanese Food You Must Know (日本料理)

Bento, Sushi, Kaiseki…Although there are many kinds of Japanese foods. How many kinds do you know them? Today, I introduce the typical Japanese food types. Contents Japanese food typeSushi (寿司 / 鮨)Kaiseki ryori (懐石料理)Ryakushiki-kaiseki (略式懐石)kaiseki ryori for Party (会席料理)Donburimono (丼物)Bento (弁当)Ori (折り)Makunouchi Bento (幕の内弁当)Makunouchi bento recipeShokadou Bento (松花堂弁当)Bento recipeMother’s voiceEkibenEkiben mannerAgemono (揚げ物)Nabe ryori (鍋料理)Nabe bugyo …

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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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6kinds of Fishes to love by Japanese people

Do you think Japanese people like tuna the most? Unfortunately, tuna is not the most beloved fish in Japan. Today I introduce 6 kinds of fish that Japanese people often eat. Contents Saury(さんま)Meguro Sanma FestivalSalmon(鮭 / サケ / さけ)Salmon OnigiriSalmon recipeShirasu (しらす)Nama ShirasuWhere to buy Shirasu?Chirimenjako(ちりめんじゃこ)Chirimen jako buy?Horse Mackerel(あじ / 鰺 /アジ)Aji recipeAji recipeNamerou(なめろう)Aji fry …

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