Nihonshu

sasisuseso

7 essential seasonings for Japanese food

Japanese basic seasonings are sugar, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, and miso. But in fact, there are several other seasonings that are essential to Japanese food. Today, I talk about basic seasonings in Japan. It must be useful for those who want to know Japanese cuisine well. Contents Sugar (砂糖)Johakuto (上白糖)Salt (塩)Before sumoMorishio (盛り塩)As side dishAs …

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izakaya

Japanese recommend Izakaya in TOKYO (居酒屋)

Japanese style Sake pub is called an Izakaya. Haven’t you been to there yet?New Yorkers call Izakaya not Japanese pub.I guess Sakagura on 43rd is the best in U.S.A! Today, I talk about real Izakaya in Japan. Contents Izakaya Rule in JapanOshibori & Water (おしぼりと水)Otoshi (お通し)How to payNo EnglishAre kudasaiNo chip, VAT8%Hashigosake (はしご酒)Izakaya Information in TOKYO depending on …

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kawakimono

Dry foods as snacks of SAKE Kawakimono(乾き物)

It is said “kawakimono” kinds of the snacks of alcohol as dried foods. When drinking at home or in Izakaya, , Japanese often eat them with Shochu, beer or Chuhai also. Today, I introduce you to some dried foods that Japanese often eat. Contents Surume / Atarime (するめ / あたりめ)Surume recipeEihire (エイひれ)Eihire recipeSakiika(さきいか)Kokutou kurumi (黒糖くるみ)Kawahagi …

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Alcohol

Sake (酒) Japanese drink alcohol daily

Have you ever heard of the Oktoberfest, a German beer festival?Well..iIn Japan, there is also the October beer festival in April and August,though. The drinking age is 20 years old. Today I would like to introduce Japanese often drinks alcohol. Contents Sake / Nihonshu(日本酒)Hannyatou (般若湯)Fine SakeDoburoku / Nigori (どぶろく / にごり)Amazake (甘酒)Amazake canKoshu (古酒)Shochu (焼酎)Koji (麹)Kuro …

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