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Kibinago (黍魚子)【What is Kibinago?】 Kibinago (黍魚子) is a Japanese small fish of about 8 cm in the sardine family. Japanese can enjoy it in various ways, such as sashimi with vinegared miso, grilled with salt, tempura, simmered, deep-fried, and soup....
Katsuo no Tataki (鰹のたたき)Fish is an essential part of Japanese cuisine. In fact, it is safe to say that they eat a lot of fish in a week. The fact that Japan is a huge island means they have a variety of fish available. Thus, they created dishes that use fish as...
Harako Meshi (はらこ飯)Do you love eating rice? Most Asian countries have rice in their meals. As a matter of fact, you can say that rice is the staple food of Asia. Asian households consume more than ninety percent (90%) of rice worldwide. Meanwhile, Harako M...
Taiyaki (たい焼き)【Introduction to Taiyaki】 Now we have another Japanese sweet dessert that is popular worldwide as Japanese snacks and Japanese candies! Taiyaki is one of the most popular Japanese street snacks where you can see it almost everywhere in...
Buri Daikon (ブリ大根)【Introduction】 Buri daikon: simple, wholesome, delicious. A go-to staple during the winter months and best served warm, it’s a dish made for fish lovers that want simple ingredients that pair together wonderfully. The broth is often si...
Ankou Nabe (あんこう鍋)【Introduction to Ankou Nabe】 In Japan, they are improving their food and always make it as healthy as possible. An example of this is by having nabe during the winter season, and they also gain plenty of collagen that makes their skin ...
Hitsumabushi (ひつまぶし)【Introduction to Hitsumabushi】 Today, eel is a very popular food and fish not only in Japan but also overseas. Hitsumabushi is a traditional Japanese food that uses grilled eel. It is one of Nagoya's specialty cuisines, and locals usua...
Hatahata Sushi (ハタハタ寿司)【Introduction to Hatahata Sushi】 Hatahata Sushi (ハタハタ寿司) is one of the traditional Japanese foods that is classify as fermented sushi (izushi) and uses hatahata or Japanese sandfish. Moreover, Hatahata is a unique and famous fish...
Shirasu (しらす)In Japan, whitebait is called shirasu, which is small immature fish. They are less than 2cm in length, typically sardines, but can also be the fry of herring, sweet fish, conger eel, or others. This tiny fish ingredient can be found in almost all Japanese supermarkets. You can eat it raw or boiled.
Namerou (なめろう)It is such a satisfying meal that you will lick the plate clean, hence the name namerou which means to lick. It is a seafood dish that consists of multiple kinds of fresh fish minced up together.