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Japanese food, in order of appearance - Page 1

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Japanese Rice

Rice is the traditional staple food of Japan, and has a treasured place in Japanese life and culture. There are many varieties of rice grown all over Japan, and no matter what else they eat, Japanese often want rice to feel truly satisfied.
Soba - Buckwheat Noodles

Soba are thin brown noodles, made from a combination of buckwheat flour and wheat flour. Soba can be eaten cold in a dipping broth, or hot in a bowl of broth with a choice of many possible ingredients on top such as egg, tofu, deep fried shrimp, vegetables, etc.
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Mugi - Barley

Cold barley tea is a cooling summer beverage in Japan. Barley and soybeans are used to make Miso. Barley is also used to make Shochu, a strong alcoholic drink.
Sashimi - Raw Fish

Sashimi is raw fish. This is salmon, is one of the most popular varieties of sashimi that Japanese food lovers enjoy in sushi restaurants around the world.
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Chūka Ryōri - Chinese Food

Chūka dishes originated in China, but have become modified over the years to suit Japanese taste. The design on this bowl is common in Ramen noodle restaurants.
Gyoza - Dumplings or Pot Stickers

Gyoza are Chinese style flour dough casings made from wheat flour are stuffed with ground meat and/or vegetables, pan-fried in oil, boiled, or deep-fried. They're a delicious hot appetizer, side dish, or snack, often eaten with ramen.
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Piman - Green Pepper

Green pepper is one of many vegetables used in Japanese cooking, and was in the video because of how it worked in the lyrics.
Nattō - Fermented Soybeans

Soybeans are an important source of protein in the traditional Japanese diet, and are prepared in many different ways. Soybeans are fermented to make Natto, an extremely healthy food with a sticky gelatinous texture and strong flavor. You either love it or hate it!
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Tōfu - Soybean Curd

Tofu is made from soybeans that are first cooked and blended into liquid, and then solidified. Tofu can have any texture from soft and smooth, to harder and more dense. Tofu does not have a strong flavor, so it's adaptable to many different styles of preparation and flavor, and included in many different Japanese dishes.
Tōfu - Fried Soybean Curd

This is one of the many ways tofu is prepared. Fried tofu is often added to a vegetable stir-fry or noodle dish. Agedashidofu is pieces of fried tofu with a soya based dipping sauce and is usually served as an appetizer.
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