Facts about Japanese food

15.02.2015
Japanese cuisine usually consists of rice , meat, vegetables and fish. Japanese dishes emphasize the most quality of food and its presentation of . It is not surprising that the Japanese complain about the poor quality of food , while in other countries. Most key components of a Japanese cuisine specialties are:

Uses a large amount of raw food . In fact , you should know that the fish served in sushi raw.
Dried sardines and almonds are often consumed as a snack in most parts of Japan.
As mentioned, about 50 % of the catch of fish, and 80 % of the catch is provided by the Japanese tuna .

Quality " Sashimi " , or very thinly sliced ​​raw fish served with sushi, never ever be compromised in an authentic Japanese restaurant. In some cases, the fish is kept alive in the water , and cut and served only on request ! Speaking of sashimi , sushi chef must be very careful when sliced ​​raw fish . In fact , the knife professional chef should be sharpened every day to these pieces of thinly sliced ​​fish were suitable for exotic sushi.

Rice is an integral part of Japanese cuisine and has lots of rice dishes , like rice Cayo , fried rice , rice with various fillings , etc. which are popular all over the world.
The typical Japanese meal consists of rice , which is served with meat, fish or vegetables . Pickles and soup are also part of the traditional Japanese food.

Now one of the fun facts about Japanese food is that it is considered good manners to slurp noodles soup. Nevertheless , other soups slurp thus not allowed. Speaking of miso soup , it should be noted that it is very good for digestion and therefore should be eaten in the beginning of the meal , not the end .
In fact, in Japan, very few vegetarians or non- meat eaters . This may be due to the deep passion of the Japanese to seafood or with the fact that most Japanese dishes consist of seafood, meat and pork !

Raw horse meat , octopus , and whales are among the most popular types of meat in Japan. In most Japanese restaurants , wet towels presented before eating. This is done in order to wipe his hands in advance. However, be aware that the towels should only be used for hands, and not for the person or any other body part .

As in Chinese cuisine, chopsticks are used for several Japanese dishes . However, it must follow the etiquette when using chopsticks in their official activities . Do not insert chopsticks vertically directly into the food. A large number of U.S. and other public networks are supply in Japan. However , in the conventional menu predominant products . For example , corn and seafood - common ingredients found in Japanese pizza made ​​in the "Italian" restaurants in Japan. In addition , the Japanese believe that people not only eat with the mouth , but also through the eyes, and, consequently, the appearance and presentation of a food should also be given the most serious vnimanie.Nu Finally, one of the unique features of Japanese cuisine is what you either love or hate it, no middle ground.