Yoshoku (Western-influenced Foods)
During the Meiji Period when the emperor lifted the ban on foreign influence, the Japanese adopted Western foods and come up with their own fusion versions that are part of Japanese cuisine today.
About MOS Japanese Rice Burgers
The name is misleading as the rice is not in the burger but in the bun. MOS is the second largest fast food burger franchise in Japan today, just behind—who else—McDonald’s.
Broiled Mussels with Dynamite Sauce Recipe
These mussels with bubbly hot, spicy masago-mayo topping are a sushi bar staple.
Ground Beef Korokke Croquette Recipe
Kid-friendly korokke can be eaten hot or room temperature which makes this a good addition to bento or lunch boxes.
Japa Dog Japanese Hot Dogs
Japa Dog is a Canadian company that took an American classic and gave it a Japanese twist: Hot dogs and bratwurst topped with Japanese ingredients.
Japanese Christmas Fried Chicken Recipe
A KFC copycat recipe for Japan’s most popular Christmas dinner.
Japanese Hamubaga Hamburger Recipe
Japanese hamburger is a seasoned beef patty, eaten hot or cold with rice. It is similar to the Salisbury Steak only without gravy although you can serve this with curry or tonkatsu (Japanese steak) sauce.
Japanese Omuraisu Rice Omelet Recipe
Around the world, the egg omelet is filled with regional ingredients and of course, the Japanese fill their favorite version with rice!
Make Your Own Japa Dog-style Hot Dog Recipe
Until Japa Dog comes to your city, you can make your own homemade version.
Supageti Napolitan Recipe
A type of wafuu pasta or Japanese-style pasta, Pasuta Napolitan is a yummy noodle dish made with hot dogs, bacon and curiously, ketchup!
Sushi Bar Broiled Mussels Recipe
For those who do not like hot and spicy flavors, these broiled mussels have a creamy white sauce with Parmesan cheese for a light crisp crust.
Teriyaki Burger Recipe
Another Western or yoshoku dish, this sweet soy sauce hamburger on a bun tastes delicious with or without grilled pineapple. Burgers on buns were new to Japan.
Turkey Korokke Croquette Recipe
A fantastic way to use up leftover mashed potatoes and turkey bits is to make Japanese korokke, breaded and fried potato cakes.
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Wafuu means Japanese style and wafuu pasta is Japanese renditions of Italian-type pasta dishes that are very popular in Japan.
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