Sushi is one of the most popular and well-known Japanese dishes, but did you know that there are many different types of sushi?
Discover typical Japanese flavors thanks to this section dedicated to traditional Japanese dishes. You will find popular dishes, local specialties as well as other little-known dishes.
Maki Sushi Rolls – Hosomaki
In Japan, maki is also very common, we can eat it almost everywhere. We can eat it almost everywhere, in a restaurant as well as in a Japanese supermarket.
Tsukemono, maceration techniques
Tsukemono 漬物 is the generic term used for macerated foods. These are for example vegetables, fruits or even seaweeds preserved in various ingredients and marinades such as for example rice vinegar, salt, miso or even shoyu soy sauce
Gyoza, delicious Japanese ravioli
Gyoza are delicious fried cabbage and pork ravioli revisited by the Japanese. You will find gyoza in many Japanese restaurants and especially in the Izakaya.
Takoyaki, icon of Osaka
Takoyaki are small balls of soft dough filled with octopus. They are found all over Japan and are a specialty of Osaka city.
Edamame, king of the Japanese aperitif
Edamame is a must for the aperitif in Japan! These beans are very famous and appreciated by the Japanese who eat them as an aperitif accompanied by a beer.
Okonomiyaki, delicious Japanese pancake
Discover okonomiyaki, a Japanese salted pancake very popular in Japan that can be eaten in a restaurant or in a yatai, Japanese stand!
Tsukemen, cold Japanese noodles to dip in a delicious broth
Tsukemen つけ麺 is a Japanese dish of cold noodles served separately with a rich and flavorful hot broth containing many ingredients.
Nikujaga, Japanese stew
Nikujaga is a traditional Japanese family dish made with beef or pork and potatoes, usually eaten in winter. The Japanese love it for its simplicity and comfort
Takikomi gohan, a very comforting mixed rice dish
Takikomi gohan is a typical Japanese dish, very simple and with seasonal ingredients.