Japanese Food: Hiyashi Chuuka (冷やし中華)

Hiyashi chuuka (冷やし中華) is a Japanese dish based on chilled ramen noodles with various toppings. It is a very popular dish in the Summer because it’s served chilled. Toppings are usually colorful cold ingredients and a tare sauce. Popular toppings are strips of omelet (tamagoyaki), carrot, cucumber, ginger, ham, chicken, barbecued pork, etc. The tare sauce is usually … More Japanese Food: Hiyashi Chuuka (冷やし中華)

New Section: Food! Takoyaki (たこ焼き)!

Today I introduce to you, the Food Section of this blog!I’ll be introducing new dishes, snacks and other famous foods from Japan! Enjoy! And I will start with Takoyaki! Takoyaki (たこ焼き) literally means “grilled octopus”, and it is a Japanese ball-shaped Japanese dish made of a wheat flour based batter, filled with little pieces of … More New Section: Food! Takoyaki (たこ焼き)!


Another famous Japanese dish is okonomiyaki (お好み焼き)! (Okonomiyaki, at a restaurant) It is like a pancake inside which there are many different ingredients! There are many kinds, with pork, seafood, vegetables, etc… It’s delicious! I went with my friends to an okonomiyaki restaurant, where the waiter prepared it for us on our table (it had this metal … More Okonomiyaki!