Most Popular Foods in Japan

by Maricris Santilles

Japan is a country rich in culture and wonders. It is a land of both modern and traditional aspects. One of the things that many love about it is the Japanese cuisines and dishes that gives a very satisfying and indulging taste. The fine blend of fresh and healthy ingredients is what makes it special that you will surely crave for. Treat your stomach and let your taste buds enjoy the wide variety of mouthwatering food. 5 of the Most Popular Foods in Japan – Tempura, Ramen, Rakoyaki, Okonomiyaki and Sushi. Are you ready for an extremely delightful food war?

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TEMPURA

If you are a fried food lover, you would want a plate of tempura on your table. It is made of seafood or vegetables that are batter-coated and deep-fried. It is originally brought by Portuguese traders to Japan but now it is one of the best-tasting food that Japan could ever serve you.

RAMEN

Do you know what is Naruto Uzumaki’s favorite dish? It is Ramen! If you are a ninja by blood and a foodie by stomach, Ramen is great for you! It is a traditional egg noodle in a salty broth that has four different soup styles: miso, soy sauce, salt and tonkatsu (pork bone). The authentic taste can give you the power you want to ask for an extra serving and could level-up your ninja skills just like Naruto Uzumaki.

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TAKOYAKI

Speaking of anime, many Japanese foods that are popular today could be seen in different anime series. One of those foods that make us crave and drool for is Takoyaki. Takoyaki is a ball-shaped japanese snack filled with small cuts of octopus, green onions, pickled ginger and wheat flour-based batter. The dish is being known not just by anime enthusiasts but also by non-anime fans as it can be bought in stalls located in malls.




OKONOMIYAKI

Why don’t you try Okonomiyaki as well? It is a Japanese comfort food made with variety of ingredients mostly cabbage and pork. It is an exciting taste of flavorful pancake topped with fish flakes, mayonnaise and Worcester-style sauce. What makes okonomiyaki a lot more fun to eat is you can grill the dish yourself in a hotplate built into table and you can grill it just the way you like!

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SUSHI

You can’t call yourself an ultimate food lover or a certified foodie if you still haven’t tried yet a dish made especially with raw ingredients specifically an uncooked fish topped in rice with vinegar. That is Sushi! The unique and original Japanese style of food preparation makes it known worldwide that many restaurants from different countries are serving it, though the best taste of it is still in Japan.

Satisfy your cravings and indulge yourself with these savory and delectable Japanese food served to you. Have a try of it and you will surely love the experience. Just do not forget to treat your friends and loved ones so you can enjoy together the different taste of the Most Popular Foods in Japan .

References:

http://facts-about-japan.com/food.html