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A Guide to Japanese Food

JAPANESE FOOD so much more than sushi A simple fact sheet to eating habits and cuisine in Japan by 70% Percentage of Japanese people who eat rice at least once a day 1.7m kiloliters Record consumption of sake in Japan in 1975 ... it was a good year £1.05m Price of a record – breaking bluefin tuna sold at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market this year Number of basic noodle types: Ramen, Soba, Udon £38.25 Price of one kilogram of eel, an extremely popular Japanese delicacy 2 - 3 minutes Amount of time Gyokuro green tea needs to steep Sluuuuurp Polite sound to make when eating noodles 36 MICHELIN Number of 3 star Michelin restaurants in Japan (most in the world) Mayonnaise Popular pizza topping in Japan MAYONNAISE Cherry Blossom English translation of sakura: a raw horse meat dish served in Japan 1958 celli Year instant ramen was invented in Japan itadakimasu What you should say before eating a meal - "I humbly receive" Upside down Proper direction to dip sushi in soy sauce 5 - 20 Years it takes to become an Itamae (sushi chef) Portugal Country to really invent tempura Pancakes ... look nothing like this in Japan! But they do have savoury pancakes called Okonomiyaki The British Brought curry to Japan during the Meiji era. It's now a national dish Order takeaway online from your favourite local restaurants

A Guide to Japanese Food

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A simple guide to eating habits and food customs in Japan. There's more to Japanese food than instant ramen and sushi (though they are rather tasty!). Have a look at the numbers and see how to properl...




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