Let me introduce you the history, culture and phenomenon of Japan in this blog of mine.
This time, I will simply comment on some of Japanese cuisines as much as possible!
Chankonabe, Ochazuke, Sekihan
Chankonabe is famous as a sumo wrestler's dish.
A variety of ingredients, such as meat, fish, and vegetables, are cooked at the table in a large pot.
Ochazuke is a large bowl of rice with hot water of green tea poured over it.
Broiled salted salmon, cod roe, laver of pickles are usually put on top.
A little wasabi horseradish may be added.
Sekihan is rice steamed together with red beans.
Since red is considered to be the color of joy, it is prepared for auspicious occasions such as festivals and birthdays.
Donburimono, Gyudon, Zousui
Donburimono is a meal served in a large, deep bowl.
Tempura, broiled eel, egg or chicken is placed on rice in the bowl.
Gyudon is a bowl of rice topped with thinly sliced beef and onions which have been cooked together in a soy-flavored sauce.
Zosui is a kind of porridge of rice and vegetables.
Boiled rice is cooked in a soup seasoned with soy sauce and then mixed with trefoil leaves, egg or seafood.
Thank you so much for reading.
Did you know any of those Japanese cuisines?
I hope these will be of some help to you understand Japanese culture and history!
Excuse my poor English, I will be better next blog!
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