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Mitarashi Dango (みたらし団子)Among wagashi (Japanese sweets), dango is one of the most popular even for Japanese people and foreigners. Since ancient time, it has been appeared and has a deep meaning in Japanese food culture. Although relating to rice, it is differe...
Gyoza (餃子)Mentioning Japanese food, you may think of ramen, sushi, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, etc. Other than these famous dishes, Japanese cuisine has so many distinctive and delicious food that you can not find anywhere else in the world. Today, in ...
Dango (団子)Dango is a Japanese sweet that has been loved by Japanese people for a long time, and many people miss it during the cherry blossom and moon viewing seasons. You can easily get dango at supermarkets, but what is the different between the...
White Gyoza (ホワイト餃子）Speaking of gyoza, many people will immediately think of Hamamatsu or Utsunomiya gyoza. However, Chiba Prefecture's local food "White Gyoza" looks completely different from the gyoza you've ever tried. These gyoza dumplings have a volumi...
Sasa Dango (笹団子)【INTRODUCTION TO SASA DANGO】 We have other Japanese sweets on the list, Sasa Dango! What is Sasa Dango? It is a type of Wagashi or Japanese confectionery and a specialty of Niigata prefecture. Sasa dango is a dark green with a flavor o...
Utsunomiya Gyoza (宇都宮餃子)If you are interested in local cuisine from Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, you might want to try Utsunomiya Gyoza, a type of dumpling that is filled with minced meat and vegetables and wrapped in a thin dough. Utsunomiya Gyoza is f...