Welcome to the Japanese Cuisine section, where Master OYAKATA has collected for you the most important information about Japanese cuisine. Wondering why Japanese cuisine is considered the healthiest in the world? You will find the answer with us! Don’t know how to cook Japanese dishes? Master OYAKATA will give you his masterful tips. You will learn how to prepare delicious sushi, ramen, tempura or miso soups. Or maybe you are interested in interesting facts about the culinary customs and traditions of Japan? You will find that with us, too!
In our Japanese Cuisine section, you will acquire instructions on how to eat properly with chopsticks.
Discover the tastes of Japan, which delight you with their diversity and exoticism. You will learn how to compose unique Japanese-style soups and dishes that will please your palate. Start your adventure today!
Omuraisu is a Japanese dish that belongs to the yoshoku category, which includes dishes that are loose interpretations of Western ones. The Japanese treat their culinary culture very seriously, for example, they follow many rituals regarding sushi preparation or traditional tea brewing. However, they are not reluctant to assimilate dishes from various parts of the world and adapt them to their own culinary tastes.
Nowhere will a bowl of rice, since that is exactly what donburi (丼) means, taste as good as in Japan itself. More so, given the fact that the Japanese serve this simple dish in countless different ways. As such, it will certainly prove appealing to both meat-eaters and vegetarians. It is also a great way to make use of any leftover food, as well as any seasonal products during spring and summer. What are the most popular donburi recipes and how to prepare them in accordance with the Japanese culinary art?
Every cuisines has its own inimitable traditional dishes. The Country of Cherry Blossoms is no exception. There are several Japanese recipes you simply must try. The most obvious choices are sushi, tempura or chicken ramen. Another, equally delicious dish of Japanese cooks is a colourful bowl full of rice and fish. What are the types of chirashi-zushi and how to prepare them?
Japanese cuisine is usually associated with sushi, rice, soy or tempura. But few people know that the most popular Japanese dishes include breaded pork cutlet, just as in Poland. The Japanese nature and precision require it to be properly prepared. So how can you prepare and serve tonkatsu (豚カツ) the right way?
Pasta is the speciality of Italian cuisine. But what if we get bored with spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle or fusilli dishes? Asian treats are also famous for a variety of noodles. Soba is definitely one to surprise you with a new dimension of cooking. How should we prepare and serve it with to achieve the depth of taste?
Beef is currently one of the most exclusive types of meat. An example that is the most valued by food lovers, the healthiest but also the most expensive is the incredibly delicate Kobe beef from Wagyu – mercilessly spoilt cattle. Its meat is a luxury food product protected with a quality mark. Breeders must meet rigorous standards and demonstrate that their cows have perfect conditions – which are basically royal for Wagyu!
Nattō is among the most peculiar and popular dishes of Japanese cuisine. It has a very high nutritional value and is considered to be one of the healthiest products in the world. On the other hand, its characteristic aroma, gooey, sticky texture and rather unpleasant taste can be rather repulsive for those not used to this Japanese delicacy.
A repository of antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients. An elixir of youth and a way to achieve perfect harmony between peace and stimulation. There is a reason matcha is sometimes called “the green gold of Japan.” Learn the unique properties of the Japanese powdered tea.
A burning table, Oriental dishes, conjured in just a few seconds by culinary virtuosos whose perfect technique gives special taste to even the simplest meals – learn about teppanyaki and check out the Japanese version of barbecue. Beware, once you have read this, you will most likely never look at you favourite barbecued pork steak the same again!
How to prepare dumplings without rolling out the dough into a huge patch? Although no Polish cook can imagine making dumplings otherwise, the Japanese have their own recipe. Check how the Japanese gyoza differ from Polish dumplings and learn how to prepare them in 5 simple steps.
The greenish paste, which all Japanese sushi lover will certainly recognise, is the extremely hot wasabi horseradish that has been known for centuries. Being one of the most expensive and hottest condiments in the world, it not only features exceptional flavour but also offers plentiful of health benefits. Discover what is hidden in green, Japanese rhizome and find out how it is used – not only in the culinary art.
Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese dishes. Although in Poland it is still commonly believed that it is just raw fish, the Japanese culinary dictionary contains a whole lot of rice delicacies under the name sushi. Discover the richness of Japanese cuisine and learn how to recognise the most popular types of sushi.