Until recently, Japanese food typically meant sushi, sukiyaki, and tempura, but now Japanese gourmet is making a name for itself all around the world! Here, we would like to introduce some delicious Japanese dishes and foods that we recommend you to try as you book a cheap air ticket to Japan.
Taste the wheat noodle soup – Ramen
You will find Ramen basically all over Japan, on almost every street corner. It is a wheat noodle soup dish that was originally imported from China. It is one of the most popular and inexpensive dishes in Japan. Visit the best Ramen restaurants, by booking a flight today to Tokyo. You will be served with countless regional variations of this common noodle dish.
Is it a pancake? Or is it a pizza? Okonomiyaki is a real must when it comes to what Japanese food to try, as it is delicious! Try this pan-fried dish which consists of batter and cabbage by booking a cheap air ticket to Tokyo. Different toppings and ingredients can be added, anything from sliced meat and seafood to wasabi and cheese.
Your trip to Tokyo will be incomplete without trying the signature dish of Tokyo – Sushi
Sushi is raw fish and seafood packed together with rice and vegetables into beautiful pieces. Each little piece is almost like art! Book a flight ticket to Tokyo and visit the best Sushi restaurants in the world. You will however not find fresher Sushi than from the Sushi shops found around the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo.
Yuba- The traditional dish of Tokyo
Yuba is a popular traditional dish in the Nikko area (north of Tokyo). Yuba is the skin that forms when making tofu out of soybeans. It is cut into strips and used in everything from Udon dishes to Sashimi to fried bean buns. If you like your food simple, then this is the best place for you. Why wait any longer? When you can grab a cheap air ticket today.
Are you a seafood lover? If yes, then Tempura is what you need
Japan can thank the Portuguese for Tempura as it was Jesuit missionaries in Nagasaki who first introduced Japan to the art of batter frying in the 16th century. Tempura is chunks of seafood and vegetables dipped in a light batter and cooked in canola and sesame oil. Try the world’s best seafood by booking a flight today to Tokyo with your family, or friends. The end result is far less stodgy than other deep-fried food that we have in the West. Tempura is normally eaten together with a bowl of rice.
Do you have a sweet tooth? If that’s the case, then Japanese sweets are best for you
Japan sweets are really nice, cute and colorful, some of the most delicate sweets. Each piece looks like a piece of art. Book a flight and relish green tea together with these sweets. A typical green tea set is San-ten Nama Youkan & Macha Set. Youkan is a typical Japanese sweet made of jellied bean paste. They usually come in three different colors; brown is made of black soybeans, yellow/green is made of green soybeans while purple is made of purple sweet potato.