Tanuki Udon (たぬきうどん）Udon is thick noodle made from wheat flour, often used in Japanese food. There are several ways to cook and serve udon. However, two of the most popular udon are probably Tanuki udon and Kitsune udon, which are both named after animals (...
Kashiwa Udon (かしわうどん)Udon is one of the most common noodles in Japan. Many people love to enjoy it in its simplest form. In addition to that, they consider it as their comfort as well. Hence, they were able to develop different dishes out of these thick nood...
Miso Nikomi Udon (味噌煮込みうどん)【What is miso nikomi udon?】 Miso nikomi udon is a dish of thick udon noodles cooked in a thick broth made from bonito dashi and Nagoya's famous hatcho miso. The ingredients include chicken, fried tofu, eggs, and green onions, providing...
Ise Udon (伊勢うどん)【What is Ise Udon?】 Ise Udon is a dish that has extra thick and chewy noodles. Of course, it's local food in Ise but it is also popular all over Japan. Even though it's a kind of Udon, its characteristics and cooking method are quite d...
Inaniwa Udon (稲庭うどん)Inaniwa Udon "稲庭うどん" is one of the best and oldest local food in Japan. Without a doubt, it is a great comfort food for many locals. This type of udon stands out from the rest. (You might want to check Sanuki Udon from Kagawa Prefec...
Gyudon (牛丼)【Introduction to Gyudon】 Gyudon is a traditional food in the Kanto region of Japan. It is a dish in which locals boiled the sliced beef, onions, etc. in soy sauce and placed on top of rice served in a bowl. Other types of rice dishes...
Sanuki Udon (讃岐うどん)【WHAT IS SANUKI UDON?】 One of the traditional food in Japan specifically in Kagawa Prefecture called "Sanuki Udon" is characterized by many by its lightness and chewy noodles. Sanuki Udon was recommended when one has bad digestion and ...
Yoshida Udon (吉田うどん)Characterized by its firm and thick flour noodles. Made with a broth of a miso or soy sauce blend and typically with boiled cabbage. Fujiyoshida's famous specialty udon.
Kumagaya Udon (熊谷うどん)【Origin of Kumagaya Udon】 This is a traditional Japanese to-go dish, that is very popular among both locals and foreigners. Kumagaya is one of Japan's leading producers of wheat for more than five hundred years. At the end of the Edo p...
Himokawa Udon (ひもかわうどん)【Origin of Himokawa Udon】 Himokawa udon is a type of noodle with quite a characteristic shape, traditionally made in the Kiryu area, in Gunma prefecture. This region is known for being a leading area of wheat production, so the dish it...