Asian Food Primer: Japanese Food
by David Johnson
Asian Foods Guide
Common ingredients and popular dishes of various cultures.
Japanese cooking enjoys a reputation as very healthy and has become popular in the United States. Food is usually stir-fried and cut into small pieces. Chopsticks are used.
seafood, beef, chicken, rice, soybeans, vegetables, seaweed; fruit
sushi (chopped raw fish served with rice soaked in vinegar); tempura, (deep fried shrimp or vegetables); teriyaki (marinated beef); noodles; tofu (made of soybeans); soups