Have you ever had Japanese okonomiyaki? It’s a very common food in Japan.
The name basically means “grilled as you like it” “what you want grilled”, and it’s basically a savory pancake of sorts. The batter and toppings vary according to region, but it’s basically a batter of flour and water or broth with [...]
If there’s one thing I love, it’s Japanese tofu hamburger steaks (called “tofu hanbahgu” or tofu hamburg).
Heck, there’s a lot of things I love from Japanese cuisine. Teriyaki salmon, inari sushi, sushi in general, grilled eel, curry rice, korokke, tempura, chestnut rice, kabocha… I could go on and on, but I’d probably start [...]
Last Saturday morning I got the closest I’ve ever come to passing out.
It was the weirdest thing. I woke up first, and as my mom usually fixes breakfast on Saturday morning, I relaxed, read for awhile, set the table, etc. By the time we finally ended up eating breakfast (almost an hour and a [...]
Last night, Hisa’s family took Hisa and I out to a yakiniku restaurant (there’s a grill in your table, and you grill meat right at your table and eat it) for dinner. It was fun, and the food was great, but I’ve only been to a yakiniku restaurant in Japan once before that [...]
This one word can arouse all sorts of feelings in different people. Delight, hunger, indifference, curiosity, and for some, disgust and revulsion.
I love tofu. I’ve been eating it ever since I was a kid (thanks Dad), so it’s nothing new to me.
Due to its very mild flavor, tofu is rarely ever eaten [...]