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Takoyaki

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Do you know Takoyaki ?

Takoyaki is a ball-shaped Japanese snack including diced octopus(tako).

It is made of a flour-based dough and cooked in a special molded pan.


This time, I ate a Frozen food of Takoyaki.

Now we can get any frozen food even Japanese Food. How convenience !


Inside in it : Takoyaki, source, and Katsuobushi(dried bonito)


Left side is a Katsuobushi(dried bonito, well-used for Japanese food)

Right side is a special source for Takoyaki


After microwaving Takoyaki,


put the source


and Katsuobushi(dried bonito) as well

Then, Takoyaki is ready ! 
Hum... how nice ! 

Nikuman

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Nikuman is a steamed bun with meat in it.

It is a popular hot snack especially in winter !


Peel the paper at the bottom


Nikuman is the Japanese style for the Chinese baozi,

made from flour dough, and filled with cooked ground pork and other ingredients.

Sometimes it filled with curry, tomato source & cheese, or other fillings.


In the cold season, you can get it at any convenience store at easily !


Dorayaki

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I like Dorayaki.

Dorayaki is a classic Japanese sweets,

filled with Anko(sweet beans paste) between two slices of sweet fluffy pancakes.


A package of Dorayaki


The inside


This Dorayaki contains so big chestnuts.


When you eat Dorayaki, you don't need any cutlery, you can eat it by your hands !


Kuzu-mochi

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Like an ice... so beautiful...

Do you believe that this is a kind of rice cake ?


The name is Kuzu-mochi.

It is made with just starchy kuzu powder*, sugar and water.

*Kuzu powder= a natural and unprocessed powder extracted from the kuzu plants


Although this Kuzu-mochi includes Anko (sweet beans paste),

sometimes it is eaten with Kinako(soy powder) or brown sugar syrup.


Kuzu-mochi is a one of the Japanese cold sweets.

Enjoy the taste and looks !

Sashimi of Shrimp

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Have you ever eaten Sashimi of Shrimp ?

I looove it !


I bought fresh shrimps for Sashimi at a supermarket.

A fresh shrimp is commonly expensive, but today, I could get it at a low price.

How lucky !


My mother peeled the shells from shrimps for me. Thanks mam !

Hum... sashimis of shirimp glisten... beautiful...


I ate it with soy source (Shoyu).

Needless to say, very very very delicious.

You must eat Sashimi of shrimp in Japan !


Taiyaki

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Have you ever eaten Taiyaki ?

Taiyaki is a fish-shaped waffle-like cake stuffed with Anko(sweet bean paste) and one of the traditional Japanese sweets.


It literally means "a baked sea bream".

Tai = a sea bream (In Japan, it is thought that a sea bream is supposed to bring happiness)
Yaki = baked


You would be able to understand why Taiyaki has such a name if you see the shape.


Traditionally, Taiyaki stuffed with Anko, but over time, custard, chocolate, or more recently, cheese has been added.

I like Anko or custard.


If you get Taiyaki, you can enjoy twice: the looks and taste !

Please eat freshly baked Taiyaki !


Ice cream ②

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The series of Japanese ice cream ② !

(① is here)

The combination of chocolate and a butter sandwich cookie.


You can eat both of them, ice cream of chocolate and ice cream with a butter sandwich cookie, at the same time.


Rip a package open from back side


Then,


The first ice cream covered with chocolate is appeared.


The chocolate and almond are crunchy !


As you continue eating,

butter sandwich ice cream will come out from below.


It also tastes nice !

You can get it at any convenience store and supermarket.

I like the ice cream :)