1. Food

Traditional/Holiday Recipes

By

Japanese cuisine is characterized by many traditional dishes which are enjoyed during special holidays, as well as on a daily basis. The culture of Japan is heavily entwined with many traditional and holiday based dishes, and I encourage you to explore its many wonders through the articles and recipes available in this section. If you're ready to taste some of the delicious traditional foods of Japan, and learn more about the Japanese culture, my hope is that you don't hesitate and delve right in!
  1. Sushi
  2. Breakfast
  3. Holiday/Special Occasion Menu
  1. Sweets
  2. One Pot Dishes
  3. Restaurant Menus

Sushi

Sushi is one of the most well-known Japanese food. In Japanese cuisine, sushi indicates dishes that use sushi rice, which is seasoned with a sweet vinegar mixture. There are various forms of sushi.

Breakfast

What dishes are commonly served in Japanese breakfast? Traditional Japanese breakfast consists of steamed rice, miso soup, and side dishes.

Holiday/Special Occasion Menu

It's interesting to know about special food cooked on different holidays. Let's find out what food are eaten on Japanese holidays and special occasions.

Sweets

Tradtional Japanese sweets are called wagashi in Japanese. Also, many types of sweets are consumed in Japan.

One Pot Dishes

One pot dishes are easy to cook and are very popular in Japan. You are supposed to take food from the large pot at the table as you eat.

Restaurant Menus

Lists common dishes often found at Japanese restaurants. Some might not be authetic Japanese dishes but are delicious.

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Japanese Food

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.