Can you eat washoku in the correct way? Japanese cuisine "Washoku" is becoming really popular among people all around the world. However, it has some rules that makes you a little confused. I will focus on 5 manners you should know before you come to Japan.
People usually use soy sauce(shoyu 醤油) for many dishes in Japan, such as ramen, sushi, soba, etc. Surprisingly, there are so many types of it, so let’s find out about those types!
Hokkaido cuisine is one of the northern island’s biggest attractions. Hokkaido is also called “Kingdom of Seafood”, where you can find the freshest sushi, crab, and the other seafood there. You'll regret if you don't try these specialty cuisines in your visit of Hokkaido!
Ochazuke is a simple Japanese dish made by pouring green tea over cooked rice. For the toppings, there are pickles, seaweed, sesame seeds, salted salmon or tuna, wasabi, and etc. Not only tasty, also good for your health. I'm sure you'll like it! Let me introduce this awesome Japanese food.
Omiyage is so called souvenir. Recently, sweet omiyage has been extremely popular, and more people are buying sweets omiyage. Here's basic but classic choices of omiyage in Japan.
Recently Japanese whisky is rapidly paid attention from other countries. Suntory’s Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 had been chosen for the 2015 edition of Jim Murray's Whisky Bible. It's kind of shocking news like an appearance of California wine in the wine industry. Let me introduce 5 whiskies that has been highly rated.
Ekiben is a specific type of bento box sold in mainly train stations in Japan. People eat ekiben on a train when they are on a trip. Let's see more about ekiben and get hungry!