The food of Japan

All you need to know about Japanese food... in time for the World Cup!

by: Jacoba Budden | 04 May 2010

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 spoon.

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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