It's not only platters of gorgeous sushi that come to mind when thinking up a Japanese food fest, we've got the scoop on all the things you need to know. So lets get the party started!
The voyage of food in Japan - How Japanese food has evolved through the ages.
Japanese Banquets - Luxurious and traditional.
Japanese staples - The traditional staple food.
Kare raisu - Kare raisu is a common lunchtime curry and consists of curry, rice and
pickled vegetables, all served on the same plate and eaten with a
Miso - Very healthy, high in protein and vitamin B12.
Sushi - Try your hand at making your very own sushi.
Prawn tempura - Succulent and crispy.
Vegetable tempura - Try out this veggie variation.
Japanese pumpkin salad - With chestnuts, celery, mushrooms and pumpkin, this is certainly a culinary delight.
Jacoba Budden's Japanese meal - Menu suggestions - One can use anything from sweets and biscuits to prawn crackers and soya sauce.
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