Yearly Archive: 2017

High quality Japanese eggs – people can eat them raw

Watch the above video to find out how the high quality Japanese eggs are produced.

Why do Japanese eat raw eggs?
Japanese eggs are safe to eat raw and it is quite common for people to eat raw eggs.
“Tamago Kake Gohan” (raw egg on rice) is a popular Japanese breakfast menu and people eat Sukiyaki dipped in raw egg. (It may sound odd or yuck to some, but they are quite nice! Try them in Japan when you have a chance.)

What is Umami? One of the key factors in Washoku

Have you heard of the word, Umami?

Umami (/uˈmɑːmi/), or savory taste, is one of the five basic tastes (together with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness). — Umami (From Wikipedia)

It’s a Japanese loanword, but the taste is universal.

Have you ever found it hard to describe the subtle taste of Dashi stock(Japanese Dashi broth)?
It’s Umami.

Not sweet, not sour, not bitter, not salty, but tasty!!!