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Types of Japanese

Edamame​
Edamame​

Edamame served in the pod is a popular appetizer at most Japanese food restaurants and is a great choice for vegetarians, vegans, or anyone wanting to eat healthy particularly since it is packed full of healthy and low-fat soy protein.

Japanese ​Curry​
Japanese ​Curry​

A new Japanese curry restaurant just opened in San Francisco (http://www.chowhound.com/topics/507174). I am curious as to what types of spices are in Japanese curry, and how it differs from other curries, particular Thai and Indian curries.

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Kaiseki​
Kaiseki​

Kaiseki (懐石) or kaiseki-ryōri (懐石料理) is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. The term also refers to the collection of skills and techniques that allow the preparation of such meals, and is analogous to Western haute cuisine.

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Makizushi​
Makizushi​

Makizushi is a type of Japanese sushi roll filled with various fillings. The term makizushi refers to the fact that the sushi is rolled: maki means "to roll" and zushi is the conjugated version of the word "sushi".

Miso Soup​
Miso Soup​

"Dashi is a basic stock used in Japanese cooking which is made by boiling dried kelp (seaweed) and dried bonito (fish). Instant dashi granules are sold in conveniently-sized jars or packets and vary in strength.

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Mochi​
Mochi​

Mochi (Japanese: 餅, もち) is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice. The rice is pounded into paste and molded into the desired shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki.

Nattō​
Nattō​

Nattō (なっとう or 納豆) is a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. natto. Some eat it as a breakfast food. It is served with soy sauce, karashi mustard and Japanese bunching onion.

Oden​
Oden​

Oden is a Japanese one-pot winter dish consisting of several ingredients such as boiled eggs, daikon, konjac, and processed fishcakes stewed in a light, soy-flavored dashi broth. Ingredients vary according to region and between each household.

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Okonomiyaki​
Okonomiyaki​

Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き, o-konomi-yaki) ( listen (help · info)) is a Japanese savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "how you like" or "what you like", and yaki meaning "grill".

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Onigiri​
Onigiri​

Traditionally, an onigiri is filled with pickled ume , salted salmon, katsuobushi, kombu, tarako, or any other salty or sour ingredient as a natural preservative. Most Japanese convenience stores stock their onigiri with various fillings and flavors. There are even specialized shops which only sell onigiri to take out.

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Sashimi​
Sashimi​

Typically in restaurants, sashimi is served on top of shredded daikon (white radish) along with pickled ginger, wasabi and soy sauce. In high end Japanese/Sushi Restarants, the fish are alive in fish tanks ready to be prepared and freshly served for the customer.

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Tempura​
Tempura​

Tempura is a Japanese dish of battered and deep-fried fish, seafood, and vegetables. While tempura has a Japanese name and has been eaten in Japan for centuries, its roots go back to the influence of Portuguese merchants and missionaries during the 16th century who first introduced the concept of deep frying food in oil to Japan, bringing.

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Tofu Skin​
Tofu Skin​

Tofu skin is commonly sold in the form of dried leaves or sheets. Soy pulp Okara (from the Japanese, ... Japanese tofu was invented in Japan in Edo period.

Yakitori​
Yakitori​

Yakitori is a Japanese type of skewered chicken.The preparation of Yakitori involves skewering the meat with kushi,a type of skewer typically made of steel, bamboo,or similar materials.Afterwards,they are grilled over a charcoalfire.During or after cooking,the meat is typically seasoned with tare sauce or salt.

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