Kelowna Japanese Food Ramen,Tempura, sukiyaki, sashimi
Recently, traditional Japanese cuisine was added to the cultural heritage list. This is an esteemed designation that had been given solely to French cooking. But, what makes Japanese culinary tradition so
valued? One significant hallmark of Kelowna Japanese Food Ramen cuisine is its association with nature. Most of their food is consumed in its natural state- as fresh as it possibly can. Where cooking is necessary, the meal is cooked lightly. Japanese cuisine is keen to preserve the original taste of food products and their natural appearance.
Japanese cuisine is founded on combining the staple food with one or several main and side dishes. The staples include rice, noodles (udon, soba), and miso soup. Frequently, the side dishes include vegetables and seafood which may be prepared in broth or pickled. Seafood is usually the main accompaniment since Japan is situated on an island. In most cases, fish is grilled. However, when it is served as an ingredient in Sashimi and Sushi, it is presented raw. The side dishes are deep-fried in butter to enhance their
Another thing that sets Japanese cuisine apart from other dishes is its presentation. It features a unique way of decorating dishes, dining etiquette and a method to serve its food. Food is served in small portions. Since their menu is versatile, they prefer to eat small servings of various dishes. Spoons are seldom used while knives and forks are not used entirely. Food is cut into small pieces, making it easy to fetch with chopsticks. The Japanese use inedible leaves and branches from maple, Haran and bamboo trees to decorate their food.
Japanese cuisine tends to be seasonal and as aforementioned, freshness is a priority. The first crop is known as hashiri. Ingredients that have been stored for long, except for rice and sauces are avoided. When cooking, the Japanese avoid red meat, dairy products, oil, and fats. Salt is a rule of thumb since most of their dishes contain soy sauce, miso, and umeboshi.
For dessert, traditional sweets known as Wagashi are made from mocha fruits and bean paste. Kakigori, an ice dessert is commonly eaten during summer. Dorayaki, which is pancakes with a sweet paste made from beans, is a favourite among children.
Popular beverages include green tea and beer. Sake, which is made from brewed rice, is also a favourite refreshment among the Japanese. It has an alcohol content of 15-17%.
Other dishes you may come across in a Japanese restaurant include;
• Sashimi- raw food that may comprise of seafood, it is served when finely sliced.