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Japanese Food

 

What Japanese foods do you like?

This page provides basic information on the Japanese foods widely enjoyed across Japan, local regional specialties and the essential ingredients of Japanese foods.

 

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1. Japanese Dishes Widely Enjoyed across Japan

Japanese cuisine is vast and varied. Here are some examples of dishes frequently enjoyed across Japan.
Click on the pictures to call up a description of the dish.

Sushi

Sushi

Sashimi

Sashimi

Tempura

Tempura

Ramen

Ramen

Soba

Soba

Udon

Udon

Yakitori

Yakitori

Curry

Curry

Donburi

Donburi

Tonkatsu

Tonkatsu

Korokke

Korokke

Sukiyaki and Shabushabu

Sukiyaki and Shabushabu

 

2. Local Regional Specialties 

Japanese Food is also characterized by the countless variety of its local diversities. Keyed to the local climate, each dish mirrors the local history and culture of several generations.
Here are some examples of locally best-loved tastes.

Hokkaido Area / Tohoku AreaNew

Ishikari-nabe  Wan-ko soba

Kanto Area New

Okkirikomi  Futomaki-zushi

Chubu Area

Masu-zushi  Hitsu-mabushi

Kansai Area

Funa-zushi  Botan nabe

Chugoku Area / Shikoku Area

Fuku (fugu) ryori  Uwajima tai meshi

Kyushu Area / Okinawa AreaNew

Shippoku ryori  Goya champuru

 

Pictures are cited from

JAPAN'S TASTY SECRETS

3. Essential Ingredients of Japanese Food

A wide variety of agricultural, livestock and marine products have become the fruits of Japan’s climate and geographical diversity, and the essential ingredients of Japanese food.

Rice

Rice

 Seafood

Seafood

 Vegetables

Vegetables

 Wagyu, Japanese Beef

Wagyu, Japanese Beef

Fruit

Fruit

 Japanese Tea

Japanese Tea

 Umami, Food Ingredients

Umami, Food Ingredients

 

 

 4. Want to Know More about Japanese Food?

If you would like to know more about Japan food, here are other materials:

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Japanese foods. Your quality time.

  Japanese food Your quality time

The Food of Japan

The Food of Japan

The Winners of the Minister's Awards for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

The Winners of the Minister's Awards for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

Taste of Japan

Taste of Japan 

   

Japanese Premium Food

Japanese Premium Food

(Video Clips)

Deliscious Nippon

Delicious NIPPON

(Video Clips)

 The symbol mark for Japanese rice

The symbol mark for Japanese rice

 10 Great Tastes of Japan

10 Great Tastes of Japan

 The Food of Japan

The Food of Japan

JAPAN’S TASTY SECRETS

JAPAN'S TASTY SECRETS

Japan's Traditional Vegetables

Japan's Traditional Vegetables

Sake Exporting Efforts(PDF:1,349KB)

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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