What is Youshoku?
Youshoku and Western Cuisine There is a distinct nuance between the term “Youshoku (Western cuisine)” in the Japanese Language. There are two types of the term “Youshoku” one, which refers to traditional outtakes of western cuisine with a Japanese twist to it, as opposed to Western cuisine that reproduces the original relatively faithfully. Although it […]
The History of Japanese Curry
Curry is a popular dish in Japan, loved by people of all ages and both genders. So how did it get to Japan? And how did it become the curry rice we know today? Here is the story behind the birth of curry in Japan. The Arrival of Curry It is said that Japanese people […]
Basics of Japanese Food Manners
The positioning of dishes at a Japanese table is based on a set of rules that have been handed down from generation to generation. The base of the serving menu is “ippiru sansai,” which consists of rice and soup (sometimes with pickles), a main dish, and two side dishes, which is the basic menu of […]