Food

Doyo No Ushi No Hi




Eel, eel, eel

For from July 19 to August 7, the Japanese is crazy about an eel.It is an eel concerto.Doyo No Ushi No Hi is Midsummer Day of the Ox.It is customary for Japanese to eat an eel on the Ox day during doyo of summer, in order to take nourishment and overcome the heat.The eel is the ingredients which are indispensable to Japanese food.
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The catchphrase

It is autumn in the season of the eel.However, it became a custom to eat in summer by one man.His name is Gennai Hiraga.He is an inventor and is a producer.He coined the catchphrase “Today is Midsummer Day of the Ox” for an eel shop that suffered slow sales in summer, whereby the custom of ‘eating an eel on Midsummer Day to prevent tiredness from the summer heat’ began.
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refer to Oak Journal

Unaju

In Japan, approximately 30% of overall eels are used in the day of the Ox of the dog days.We dance on a palm of Gennai Hiraga.Because it is regrettable, I intend to eat an eel today.I am so excited.
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( Photo by (c)Tomo.Yun )

Obon -Japanese summer vacation-

About Obon

The Obon is a festival of the dead, or Buddhist All Souls’ Day.Most companies throughout Japan have their holidays, known as the Obon holidays, during August, regardless of the local Obon period.Okuribi is observed in Obon.”Okuribi” is one of the events observed in Obon to usher out from this mortal world to the other world those spirits of the dead that had once returned to their old homes during Obon period.In particular, Okuribi observed in Kyoto on August 16 is famous.
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Obon food

That must not eat meat and a fish in Obon; is handed down.The Japanese ate vegetarian cooking mainly in Obon.However, they may eat both the meat and the fish in the present age.As for the offering in Obon, a cucumber and eggplant are basic.They offer fruit and Calpis recently.The Japanese tradition changes, too.
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Carbonara recipes by Nissin Chikin Ramen

Carbonara

That pasta ranks No. 1 in Japan.It is Carbonara.Japanese woman especially likes carbonara.The combination of eggs, milk, cheese are the best.However, it is difficult to cook it at home.The timing to add an egg, cheese, milk is difficult.
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By Nissin Chikin Ramen

I can easily cook carbonara if I use Nissin chicken ramen.I only prepare egg and powder cheese, black pepper, Nissin chicken ramen.The Carbonara is yummy.The carbonara is Rome dish, but this is already Japanese food.
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Carbonara recipes by Nissin Chikin Ramen

Ramen IPPUDO at home

FUKUOKA

I lived in Fukuoka ten years ago.Fukuoka is very livable, and food is very delicious.Above all, the ramen is authentic.The soup done on the basis of the pig bone is an unrivaled article.If you walk Fukuoka, you watch a much ramen restaurant.
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No1 Japanese food

In a ramen restaurant in Fukuoka, IPPUDO stood out.There are many good ramen restaurants in Fukuoka, but IPPUDO has a stable good taste.I had went to IPPUDO twice a week.I think that it is the most delicious Japanese food in Japan.
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IPPUDO cup version

IPPUDO ramen is sold at the Japanese convenience store.It is cup version.You must not despise it just because it is a cup.It is very cool yummy.

Puchi Poli Natto




Japanese national food

Speaking of a Japanese national food, it is Natto.Natto is a Japanese food produced by fermenting soybeans with bacillus subtilis natto.Natto is eaten by many Japanese people.Natto is Japanese food.However, most of overseas people who came to Japan dislike Natto.Oh,noooooooooooo!
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Freeze drying Natto

It is a product made for such a people disliking natto.It is Puchi Poli Natto and is Freeze drying Natto.I think that NASA acts secretly for the development of this product.When they met with an alien, it serves this natto and is going to surprise it.
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Puchi Poli Natto(Freeze drying Natto) video

Gyokuro




Various types of tea

As for the tea produced in Japan, almost all is green tea.The green tea becomes various types of tea by difference in process of manufacture at a cultivation method, time.Sencha, Matcha, Genmaicha, Houjicha, etc.Green tea is the drink which is indispensable for Japanese food.
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Gyokuro

Gyokuro is one of various types tea.The process of manufacture takes time.Therefore the price of Gyokuro is high.And, in Gyokuro, how to drink takes time, too.In Gyokuro, how to drink to extract tea at low temperature is basic.
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refer to TOMO ICHI

Effect

Gyokuro has a beauty effect.Have you ever been to Fukuoka?The chief production area of Gyokuro in Japan is Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture..If you go to Fukuoka, you can realize a beauty effect of Gyokuro.So, Fukuoka is an area of the beautiful woman.
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refer to Acros Fukuoka

Kameda Crisps with sugar




No 1 snacks in the world

I can live as long as I have this.So, it is Kameda Crisps.I love Kameda Crisps.I do not understand the reason why this is not registered with as Japanese food.I think that it is No 1 snacks in the world.I have not think a life without Kameda Crisps.
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Aim for Higher Goals

Kameda Crisps aim for Higher Goals.What is being talked about in Japan now is the recipe.It is Kameda Crisps with sugar.Once you pop, you can’t stop.The managing director of Toyota is a captive, too.It is a sinful food.
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refer to cookpad setsubunhijiki

Kameda Crisps with sugar recipe video

  • 100 g Kameda Crisps
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp water

Turquoise Dorayaki #40E0D0




Doraeomon

I wanted to meet Doraemon in a childhood.I wanted “Anki Pan” with a secret tool of Doraemon.Anki Pan is bread.When I write what I want to learn in it and eat it, I can memorize it.I had prepared Dorayaki which is his favorite for time when I met Doraemon.Dorayaki is Japaese food.
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Turquoise Dorayaki #40E0D0

Dorayaki is usually azuki bean paste is used, but sometimes it also contains chestnuts or sticky rice.Also, recently alternative Dorayaki are also made called ‘Nama-Dora.’.”Akanemaru” has begun to sell “Turquoise Dorayaki #40E0D0” while it looked like it.Known for ‘ goshiki dorayaki.’.
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The blue truth

The blue truth is a lemon pop jam.It is sold at the Akanemaru head office in Shitenno-ji.

Bottle’s panties




Men’s long is forever.

I am a man.I love women.My long for her panties is forever.Probably I think that Men’s long for her panties is forever.What happens in her panties?What is the temperature in her panties?I am interesting.Possibly I may be interested than Japanese food.I just want to say this, I am not abnormal.
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Great invention

Good news for panties fans!The panties which let a bottle wear it are sold.It is Bottle’s panties.When you drank cold juice, have you got it wet with a drop of water on a desk?So, it is panties to prevent it.
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Bottle’s panties video

I never let you make nude.

Mongolia Tan-men burger




killer Khan

In my childhood, a wrestler called killer Khan played an active part.He looked brutal with a shaven head.Because I was a shaven head, I was always a role of killer Khan.His finisher is a Mongolian chop.Thereafter Mongolia is an impression to be terrible for me.
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Carbohydrate monster

The burger of such Mongolian name is sold in Lotteria.It is Mongolia Tan-men burger.I think this to be a multi-national burger.USA food:buns, Mongolian food:Tan-men, Japanese food:rice.This multinational force is a carbohydrate monster.
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The total picture of multinational force

Please watch the total picture of multinational force wrapped in a veil.

Kameda crisps and Cream cheese Pincho recipe




My best favorite snack

I love Kameda crisps.Plane, hot, cheese, a pickled plum, wasabi.Even if I eat that every day I don’t get sick of it.I am looking forward to that being registered as a World Heritage Site as Japanese food.I want to enter the hot spring of Kameda crisps.
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Kameda crisps and Cream cheese Pincho recipe

But I sometimes get tired.Therefore I cooked using Kameda crisps.It is Kameda crisps and Cream cheese Pincho.It very very yummy.
Kameda crisps and Cream cheese Pincho recipe (2)

Ingredients

  • 45 g kameda crips(plane)
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 1 tsp(5 ml) soy sauce
  • 1 tsp(5 ml) wasabi

Kameda crisps and Cream cheese Pincho recipe (1)

  1. Crash the kameda crips.
  2. Put the cram cheese and soy sauce, wasabi in a bowl and mix.
  3. Wrap the mixed cream cheese with cling film, then form into 1 inch stick.Leave for 30 minutes into a refrigerator.
  4. Sprinkle the crashed kameda crisps.Cut it into bite-size.

It go with wine or beer or sake.

HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay




HI-CHEW is authorization in Japanese food.

HI-CHEW is Chewy Japanese Candy.I ate HI-CHEW during the treatment of the tooth, and the filling of the tooth was removed.It was reported that HI-CHEW was popular with Major Leaguers.Oh my GOD!HI-CHEW is authorization in Japanese food.

This photo is HI-CHEW.

This photo is HI-CHEW.

Various taste

Various taste is sold to HI-CHEW in Japan.Green apple, grape, grapefruit, strawberry, banana, peach, etc.They are all yummy.I found rare taste in a supermarket.It is HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay.I dissolve this in white wine and eat.

This photo is HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay picture (2).

This photo is HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay picture (2).


This photo is HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay picture (3).

This photo is HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay picture (3).

HI-CHEW PREMIUM chardonnay video

Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald’s




Mac or Macdo

The nickname of McDonald’s are broadly divided into 2 types in Japan.In the East Japan, the people call it “Mac”, and I feel refined.In West Japan, the people call it “Macdo”, and I feel…I call it “Macdo”.Macdo landed in 1971.They rooted in food culture in Japan.They is Japanese food than Japanese food in Japan.
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Crisis of McDonald’s

In last year various disgraceful affairs occur at the same time, and McDonald’s suffers now.I went to McDonald’s once a week before, but do not go more than a half year now.However, I watched this product in a net the other day and thought to go to McDonald’s.

This photo is the crisis of McDonald's.

This photo is the crisis of McDonald’s.

Revival of McDonald’s

It is the Sakura salt for fried potato.Salt punch is cool and it go with Fried potato.I thought to go to McDonald’s again.

This photo is Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald's (4).

This photo is Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald’s (4).


This photo is Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald's (1).

This photo is Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald’s (1).

Sakura salt for fried potato in McDonald’s video

31 Baskin Robbins Oreo Matcha




Haagen Dazs or 31 Baskin Robbins

I eat Haagen Dazs frequently.The reason is because Haagen Dazs is sold in the convenience store.Therefore I want to eat 31 Baskin Robbins so badly.I arrive at 31 Baskin Robbins shop from the office by bicycle in 5 minutes.I went there after a long absence.
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Oreo Matca

I was surprised that I visited 31 Baskin Robbins shop after a long absence.Oreo Matcha taste was sold.It is the cool that United Stats food representative : Oreo and Japanese food representative : Matcha make a team.Should I buy these?The answer is Y E S.
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31 Baskin Robbins Oreo Matcha and milk

Bitterness of Matcha and sweetness of the vanilla and the texture of Oreo are very yummy.This is complete Japan-U.S. alliance.

Cheese Okaki




Okaki, Arare, Senbei

Okaki, Arare, Senbei.I do not understand these three differences.They are rice confectionery, and Japanese food, and yummy.And they are the snacks which are in Japan for a long time.Have you visited a Japanese friend?Did the friend provide the snack with tea then?So, it is Okaki.
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A compromise between Japanese and foreign

“A compromise between Japanese and foreign” refers to the way in which Japanese style and Western style are blended together.The symbol is Cheese Okaki.The harmony which abundant fragrance and soy sauce of the cheese play is cool.
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Cheese Okaki

The cheese Okaki was released in 1984.I who was a primary schoolchild was shocked very much in those days.”That it is so yummy, but there is food in the world!”.However, I had few opportunities to eat it because the cheese Okaki was a high price.I become an adult and can eat anytime and am happy now.

Pizza flavor noodles




The noodles are the human.

It is a famous proverb in Japan.”The noodles are the human”.I do not know the race loving noodles like a Japanese.Noodles program is televised if I turn on TV, and many noodles are exhibited if I go to the convenience store.The noodles became the Japanese food all too soon.
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All courses lead to noodles.

Japan with a few resources is a country of the remake.It was transmitted from China, and the Buddhism was remade in Japan and the cars were imported from the United States and were remade in Japan.And this time, an Italian pizza is remade by Japan.It is Pizza flavor noodles.
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Pizza flavor noodles video

It’s damn good.

Nissin Cup Noodle King Karaage




Familiar food to Japanese people

Sushi, Tempura, Sukiyaki, Curry rice, Ramen, Karaage.They are a very familiar food to Japanese people.I love Japanese food.However, Japanese people becomes sometimes radical.It is a Japanese people bad habit.The example is this Nissin Cup Noodle.They put Karaage on Ramen.
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Why do they put karaage on Ramen?

The reason is simple.It is because Japanese like Karaage and Ramen.In particular, Japanese Workmen eats karaage and Ramen in a lunch frequently.And, the size is the king size because Japanese Workmen are hungry.So, it is Nissin Cup Noodle King Karaage.
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Nissin Cup Noodle King Karaage video

The taste is very cool.I eat enough.

Kabukiage




Traditional performing arts

Do you know Kabuki?Kabuki is one of the traditional performing arts of Japan.Kabuki was the first entertainment for a Japanese.The senbei which is Japanese food has a tradition like Kabuki.Amanoya Co. Ltd intended to convey both traditional culture of senbei and Kabuki.
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Kabukiage

Kabukiage is very popular.Therefore there are many similar products.Bonchiage, Ageichiban, Mirinage.They are all delicious.I recommend a Kabukiage if you like Kabuki and want to obtain a design of Kabuki.By the way, I always eat it with beer.
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Kabukiage and beer video

Sakura tea




Sakura

In Japan, the cherry blossoms will be in full bloom soon.the cherry blossoms is called “Sakura”.In Okayama, Tsuyama castele, Tokyo, Meguro River, Kyoto, Daigo Temple, Sakura is very beautiful.With Japanese food bento, I want to go to see Sakura.
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Sakura tea

The German who was in Japan in the 1800s said. “A woman becomes more beautiful under Sakura”.I think that there is a magical power in Sakura.The Japanese eats such Sakura.The tea using Sakura in particular is drunk on a day of celebration.
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Soul flower

Please dip Sakura preserved in salt into the hot water. A beautiful flower blooms.The taste. . .For a Japanese, Sakura is soul flower.We endure a long winter period and can realize that cheerful spring finally came.
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Natto curry




Shameless jerk

Curry is food symbolizing India.It had long been treated as Western food in Japan because it was first introduced into Japan as British food.Admitting that it is a British food.However, It gets its own way as Japanese food.Japanese are such a shameless jerk.
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Natto Curry

And the Japanese take violent measures.They combined curry with their soul food “Natto”.The name is simple, Natto curry.Because it infringes an Indian copyright, this should already appeal to International Court of Justice.
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Natto curry rice video

Please do not expect you to this video.Nothing in particular happens.Sorry.

Soy milk with ginger ale




Ginger ale

I think ginger ale to be a mysterious drink.I do not know the drink which be famous for the drink using vegetables.It is a tomato if I say forcibly.But it is no match for ginger.I do not know such a drink in Japanese food.The ginger ale is the most famous and is a rare drink.
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Soy milk with ginger ale

The ginger ale met soy milk.And they fell in love.As a result, Soy milk with ginger ale was produced.It is a strange combination.Japanese maker made an effort every day, and these products were produced.
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Taste

I doubted taste before drinking it.However, it was proved to be a mistake when I drank one share.It is yummy and like Yakult.

Nisshin Tom Yum Cup Noodle




Love for Nissin Cup Noodle

Tom yum noodle is popular secretly now in Japan.Nisshin Tom Yum Noodle released in April, 2014 sold out all too soon, became the sale stop.I looked for it, too, but sold nowhere.The Japanese is full of .Nissin Cup Noodle is is Japanese food which anyone recognizes.
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Cup noodle of phantom

The news came out of the blue.It was resold on February 23, 2015.The nightmare of the sellout came rushing back again.When I went to the familiar shop, Nisshin Tom Yum Cup Noodles were sold in big piles.They were not phantom anymore.I am a little sad.
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Nisshin Tom Yum Cup Noodle video

Is it yummy?Of course it is yummy.With Tom yum goong and Ramen, it cannot be bad.

Milk red bean soup




Matsuko no Shiranai sekai

I watched TV yesterday.My favorite program is televised on the night of Tuesday.It is “Matsuko no Shiranai sekai“.”Matsuko no Shiranai sekai” means ”The world that matsuko do not know”.It is the program that various experts lecture to the columnist ”Matsuko”.The expert of the Japanese food appears, and it is very interesting.
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refer to http://www.tbs.co.jp/matsuko-sekai/

Red bean soup

A certain recipe was introduced from a well-known milk cooking expert by the yesterday’s program.The recipe is Milk red-bean soup.It seemed to be very yummy and easy.Have you eaten red bean soup with pieces of rice cake?It is Japanese sweet food.It is very very yummy.However, it is troublesome to cook it.
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refer to Milk cooking expert Koyama Hiroko

Milk red bean soup recipe

Milk red bean soup recipe is easy.The ingredients is 200 cc milk, 1 daifuku.Put them in a bowl and only warm it with a microwave oven for 2 minutes.Let’s try to cook!

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Green Japan

How long would the Japanese come to like Matcha so much?Matcha product is sold even if I go to the shop of wherever.In the extreme shop, all the displays are green.”Are you Namekian?”.Do you know Namekian?Namekian is a character green from head to foot appearing on the comics “Dragon ball”.Matcha is Namekian food rather than Japanese food.
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Matcha, matcha, matcha

Matcha cream puff, Matcha eclair, and Matcha pudding.I bought these three food.I must eat these three food.I worry whether my body does not change in green when ate these three green food.om nom nom,!?!?!?!?.Oh, Yummy!!!Sweetness of cream harmonizes with bitterness of matcha and is yummy.If you get a chance to come to Japan try to eat them.
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Matcha sweets 1 video

Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino




Sakura

the cherry tree is called “Sakura” in Japan.Sakura is a Japanese soul.Long winter is over and is a flower symbolizing the spring has come.Hard time it is over , and happy time comes.It is like the life.Therefore the Japanese does a banquet under the cherry tree.We eat the Japanese food and drink sake there.
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Starbucks Cafe

I do not know other countries, but I think when the reason why Starbucks Coffee succeeded in Japan is because they has a Japanese soul.They have begun to sell “SAKURA series” for let us feel spring.It is Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino.
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Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino video

Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino is yuuuuuuuuuuuuuumy.