The best dishes of Japanese cuisine

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We offer a list of the classics of Japanese cuisine that will make you salivate

Get the kimono and prepare to discover one of the purest gastronomies, subtle and exquisite world. The Japanese cuisine is characterized by simplicity and delicate composition, but also by a presentation full of color and strength. In our country, Japanese cuisine is in full swing, so the sushi is almost a ' trending topic’ daily. Whether in Japan or in Catalonia, There are eight dishes of this cuisine that we do not want to Miss!

Sushi

Initially, the sushi was a fermented mixture of vinegar and rice that served to keep the fish. Formerly, only the latter is eating, until the inhabitants of Edo, the former Tokyo, they began to eat raw fish, also with rice. Currently, This recipe consists of small croquettes of rice with raw fish cut up, or rolls stuffed with rice and seaweed wrap. Outside Japan, sushi began to be fashionable years ago, becoming one of the Japanese dishes that more importance had.
 
sushi

Udon, Ramen and soba

The noodles are a very common resource in oriental cuisine, especially in Japanese. In this country, are usually taken with a broth and other ingredients such as vegetables or meat, but, for example, the soba can be eaten cold and impregnated with a soy sauce. Udon, on the other hand, they are thicker and are made with wheat flour, While ramen, curly and thinner, they are made of flour into the egg. Soba noodles, by its length they symbolize long life, made with buckwheat and, also, Green tea.
 
Udon, Ramen and soba

Gyoza

These so-called crests ' gyoza’ are, as the noodles, a dish of Chinese origin who has assimilated Japanese cuisine. In this case, It's small pies with fillings that can be different (vegetables or pork flavored with ginger or prawns). Usually, they pass through the plate and end up steam, which gives them a special texture, firm on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.
 
Gyoza

Sashimi

The sashimi is a Japanese recipe that seeks an extremely pure flavor, much more than the sushi that we know today. In this case, cuts of raw fish are served directly (sepia, Gamba, salmon, etc.) a bite-sized, you are drenched in soy sauce and a touch of wasabi before taking them to the mouth . On the other hand, the tataki is a type of different sashimi because, in this case, the fish is salted and cooked in such a way that it is cooked on the outside but raw on the inside.
 
sashimi

Tempura

The tempura is one of the most popular dishes inside and outside the country, whose etymology back to Lenten abstinence. At first glance it seems a batter of vegetables, but the secret of the elaboration of this crunchy mixture of fish, seafood or vegetables lies in the oil temperature and the preparation of dough batter. Until the arrival of this food in Japanese cuisine food cooked with oil were not common in Japanese cuisine, due to its high price.
 
Tempura

Soup of miso

Soup of miso can be taken at any time of the day, Although, over the years, It has become a starter used to go by mouth before the incredible dishes of this cuisine. Is prepared with a base of dashi (a broth made with dried bonito flakes), paste of miso (a derivative of soy), wakame seaweed, Leek - or onion-tendra- Thin sliced and diced tofu.
 
Soup of miso

Teriyaki sauce

More than a meal, It's a sauce made with soy base and which has a sweet taste. The teriyaki cooking, often, with grilled chicken or tuna, Caramelized with sugar and sake. Develop, home-made, a sauce like teriyaki is complicated by the large number of Japanese ingredients that takes. Even so, We can buy others made, or to make some variant with products we have most hand.
 
Teriyaki sauce


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