Kitsune is a fox. Another one of my favorite foods in Japan was Kitsune udon. Kitsune means fox in Japanese, and according to folklore, foxes love aburaage 油揚げ the deep-fried tofu pockets that top thick chewy noodles made from wheat to make a hot soup. I ordered Kitsune udon every time because it's meatless. Here's a … Continue reading きつねうどん Kitsune Udon – Udon with 油揚げAburaage Deep Fried Tofu Pocket
Delicious agedashi dofu in Japan is a delicious deep-fried tofu snack.
Nama-fu is a Japanese food made from wheat gluten and is perfect for vegans and vegetarians.
Japanese kaiseki dining is an experience of mindfulness bliss to feast upon not just food but beauty and sensuous joy.
Kaiseki at Umehana Restaurant, Osaka, Japan.
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I have been busy publishing articles about Japanese food! I have gotten so healthy and lost weight living here in Japan. I Love to share all about Japanese food and its benefits! Here's a collection of some of my latest work. • I started a new food blog called Healthy Food Japan. Follow me there … Continue reading Food, Glorious Japanese Food!
I have been eating at different tofu restaurants around Japan and being amazed at how delicious, light and healthy the food is. After eating at Toufuryourisorano the night before with some neighbors who had recommended it, I remember waking up feeling so happy, fresh, healthy after such a wonderful dining experience.
"Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?" - D.T. Suzuki
While the summer heats up in Japan, one place to cool off is the mountainous town of Kibune on the outskirts of Northern Kyoto. Kawadoko, dining on traditional Japanese food served while sitting over the floor of the Kibune River, is something not short of spectacular. On a recent trip with Community House and Information … Continue reading Dine on the River and Catch Noodles in Kibune, Japan