Instead of going out with the crowd, enjoy a restaurant-quality meal in the comfort of your own home. Get inspiration of Japanese style romantic dinner for a special date night in your own kitchen.
A proper Japanese dinner consists of one soup and three dishes along with rice, that is called Ichijyu Sansai in Japanese. The soup could be Miso Soup or a clear broth soup. The three dishes include one main dish like Tempura, grilled fish, Hamburger Steak, and so on, and two other smaller vegetable dishes like salads and boiled veggies. It doesn’t have to be an elaborate menu, but Japanese people like to eat a variety of foods which are cooked in different ways for dinner. If the main dish is fried, the other dishes could be boiled, marinated in vinegar, or grilled, for example. From olden times on to the present day, Umeshu (Japanese Plum Wine) has been a familiar beverage in Japanese households well known and loved for its relaxing effect as well as its usefulness for keeping healthy. Because of the faint aroma, well-balanced acidity and sweetness of fruit liqueur, Umeshu it is said to be one of the most delicious liquors in the world. Daifuku is a Japanese confection consisting of a small round mochi (glutinous rice cake) stuffed with sweet filling, most commonly anko, sweetened red bean paste made from azuki beans. Nearly all daifuku are covered in a fine layer of corn or potato starch to keep them from sticking to each other, or to the fingers.
Sushi is any dish that consists of vinegared rice (“Sushi Rice“) combined with other ingredients such as seafood and vegetables. A fourth century Chinese dictionary mentions salted fish being placed in cooked rice, causing it to undergo a fermentation process. This may be the first time the concept of sushi appeared in print.
Even if you can’t stomach the thought of raw fish, modern sushi chefs and home cooks have come up with all kinds of fun variations on the sushi concept. From traditional to modern to crazy, there is something here for everyone! Sushi is constantly evolving. Modern sushi chefs have introduced new ingredients, preparation and serving methods. Traditional nigiri sushi is still served, but cut rolls wrapped in seaweed or soy paper have gained popularity in recent years.
Creative additions like cream cheese, spicy mayonnaise and deep-fried rolls reflect a distinct Western influence. Learn more about sushi types and how to make process step by step visit justonecookbook.com.
Japanese table setting is easy to organized, you need some white, green or red, the flower is orchid, bonsai or bamboo, the china are flat plates, cups for soy sauce. The main rule is keep it natural. Table setting image via wunderweib.de.
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