TRAVEL: MOUTH-WATERING TREATS TO TRY IN JAPAN

Let’s be honest: we all love Japanese food. Whether it is at a nice restaurant or from your nearest take-out spot, it’s delicious. But you might be stuck with the same dishes again and again or planning a trip to Japan (which you totally should), so grab a pencil and note down these incredible dishes to order the very next time you indulge yourself with some tasty oriental delicacies:

 

The Anmitsu (ん み つ つ) is a popular Japanese dessert, created in 1903 in the Kantō region. It is a cold dessert that contains cubes of a type of white gelatine made of kelp called Kanten, anko (sweet paste of beans or red beans), cooked peas, mochi, fruits of all kinds like mandarin, and in many cases even ice cream.
The Anmitsu (ん み つ つ) is a popular Japanese dessert, created in 1903 in the Kantō region. It is a cold dessert that contains cubes of a type of white gelatine made of kelp called Kanten, anko (sweet paste of beans or red beans), cooked peas, mochi, fruits of all kinds like mandarin, and in many cases even ice cream.

 

The basic preparation of Ramen ラーメンconsists of different types of Chinese noodles served in a commonly prepared broth based on fish, miso and soy sauce as well as different toppings like slices of pork, seaweed, menge and chives.
The basic preparation of Ramen ラーメンconsists of different types of Chinese noodles served in a commonly prepared broth based on fish, miso and soy sauce as well as different toppings like slices of pork, seaweed, menge and chives.

 

Yokan (羊羹) is a thick gelatin dessert made from red bean paste, agar and sugar. It is usually sold in block form, and it is eaten in slices.
Yokan (羊羹) is a thick gelatin dessert made from red bean paste, agar and sugar. It is usually sold in block form, and it is eaten in slices.

 

The Yakitori (焼き鳥) is a skewer cooked on the grill and seasoned with some Japanese sauce.
The Yakitori (焼き鳥) is a skewer cooked on the grill and seasoned with some Japanese sauce.

 

The yakiniku (焼き肉) cuisine, a name given to meat, fish and vegetables that are cooked on a grill.
The yakiniku (焼き肉) cuisine, a name given to meat, fish and vegetables that are cooked on a grill.

 

 Shabu Shabu しゃぶしゃぶ is a Japanese Beef Hot Pot
Shabu Shabu しゃぶしゃぶ is a Japanese Beef Hot Pot

 

Sakura mochi (餅 餅) is a variety of wagashi consisting of pink-dyed mochi filled with red bean paste, covered with a pickled sakura leaf (Japanese cherry).
Sakura mochi (餅 餅) is a variety of wagashi consisting of pink-dyed mochi filled with red bean paste, covered with a pickled sakura leaf (Japanese cherry).

 

Okonomiyaki お好み焼き is a savory Japanese pancake.
Okonomiyaki お好み焼き is a savory Japanese pancake.

 

Dorayaki (Japanese Red Bean Pancake)
Dorayaki (Japanese Red Bean Pancake)

 

Mochi 餅 is a little round Japanese rice cake made from mochigome, a small Japanese bean of glutinous rice.
Mochi 餅 is a little round Japanese rice cake made from mochigome, a small Japanese bean of glutinous rice.

 

A popular Japanese sweet, Daifuku 大福 is a small round mochi stuffed with sweet red bean paste.
A popular Japanese sweet, Daifuku 大福 is a small round mochi stuffed with sweet red bean paste.

 

Dangos 団子 are sweet rice balls on a skewer.
Dangos 団子 are sweet rice balls on a skewer.

 

Fresh Soba Noodle Bowl with Garlic Shrimp & Miso Dressing
Fresh Soba Noodle Bowl with Garlic Shrimp & Miso Dressing

 

Higashis 乾菓子 are dry sweets.
Higashis 乾菓子 are dry sweets.

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