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How Many of These 10 Popular and Tasty Japanese “Yaki” Dishes Have You Tried?

We often encounter the word “yaki (焼き)” when eating at Japanese restaurants. This word means baked, broiled, fried, grilled, or roasted, and most Japanese foods that have “yaki” in their names are cooked using these methods. Check out these 10 popular Japanese “yaki” dishes! 1. Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) jp.fotolia.com/ One popular “yaki” dish that originated in…

4 Sinfully Tasty Junk Foods to Enjoy in Japan!

Junk food in Japan is not like the junk food we know so well in the West, it is often a lot tastier in my opinion! Most of the time, these foods are eaten as a part of people’s snack routine. These snacks can make a great companion during that idle time at work or…

Japan’s B Gourmet: Inferior in Price but King in Flavor

Although the possibility of UNESCO awarding a distinction to the Japanese cuisine kaiseki ryori (a traditional multicourse Japanese meal) as an intangible cultural asset may attract more tourists to learn more about Japanese gastronomy, the problem is not all tourists can afford the very expensive kaiseki ryori. tenkai-japan.com/ But, thanks to Japan’s “B gourmet,” more…

Top 3 Japanese savory Pancake

There is a plethora of food choices in Japan. It should be no surprise that they have elevated the savory pancake/omelette to epic dimensions. This article will highlight the top three found in Japan. 1. Okonomiyaki photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/ Okonomiyaki – the most famous of the above. This is basically a free for all savory omelette with…

The 6 steps for making an awesome Monja-Yaki

Have you ever eaten Monja-Yaki? Monja-Yaki is one of the traditional and typical foods of Japan. Sometimes people get confused about Monja-Yaki and Okonomi-Yaki. Actually those two are pretty similar and you can find usually them in the same restaurants. However, there are differences and I think that the way to make Monja-Yaki can make…

Tokyo and Osaka, so similar yet so different

Main cities of Japan’s east and west I guess some of you have already heard the names before, but there are two main cities in Japan: Tokyo and Osaka. Tokyo, situated i the east of Japan, is the biggest city and the capital of Japan. Osaka, situated in the west, is the second biggest city.…

Heading to Tokyo? Try the City’s Favorite Dish, Monjayaki!

r.gnavi.co.jp/ Are you planning to visit Tokyo? If so please check this out! Monjayaki (もんじゃ焼き) is Japanese traditional food which is pretty famous especially in the Shitamachi districts such as Tsukishima (月島), Asakusa (浅草) and so on. Asakusa Access Tsukishima Access However, the ways to cook Monjayaki are different depending on the Monjayaki restaurants. Today…