Tag Archives: Yoshoku

how to make tarako spaghetti

Cod Roe Spaghetti (Taroko Spaghetti)

Spaghetti is very popular food in Japan.  I guess the reason why we like it is because it is a noodle.  We are enjoying noodles such as Soba, Udon, Soumen and, of course Ramen since old time.  It has been arranged to Japanese style as same as other many European foods.  They are cooked with […]

Hayashi rice

Hayashi Rice

”Hayashi Rice” is one of “Yoshoku” foods which are developed or arranged in Japan based on European foods.  There are some stories why this is called as “Hayashi Rice.” One is that it means “Hashed beef with rice.”  Or another one is Mr. Hayashi developed it.  Especially, second story is interesting.  There are two different […]

Pork Cutlet (Tonkatsu)

It is said that the root of ”Tonkatsu” is cutlet and I also think so.  So it can be categorized as a yoshoku, but I heard that it is served in foreign countries as Japanese food.  “Ton” means pork and “Katsu” is from cutlet.  It is also used for Katsudon which I introduced before. There […]

omelet rice

Omelet Rice (Omu-rice)

Omelet rice is a food which fried rice with chicken and tomato ketchup is wrapped by omelet.  It is a kind of yoshoku, one category of Japanese foods. However yoshoku’s roots is Europe or American foods, they are developed in Japan as original Japanese foods. Omelet rice is very popular home food and also served […]