sushi

sushi

/ˈsuʃi/
noun
a dish of small rolls or balls of cold cooked rice flavored with vinegar and garnished with raw fish or vegetables, originated in Japan

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sashimi

sashimi

/sˈæʃɪmi/
noun
very thinly sliced raw fish

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okonomiyaki

okonomiyaki

/ɑːkənɑːmɪjæki/
noun
*** a Japanese savory pancake dish consisting of wheat flour batter and other ingredients cooked on a teppan

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miso soup

miso soup

/mɪsoʊ suːp/
noun
*** a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a dashi stock into which softened miso paste is mixed

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yakitori

yakitori

/jækɪtɔːɹi/
noun
*** a Japanese type of skewered chicken

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onigiri

onigiri

/ˌɑːnɪgiəɹi/
noun
*** a Japanese food made from white rice formed into triangular or cylindrical shapes and often wrapped in nori

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udon

udon

/ˈuːdɑːn/
noun
*** a thick noodle made from wheat flour. It is commonly served in a dashi stock with soy sauce and mirin

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soba

soba

/soʊbə/
noun
*** noodles made with buckwheat flour, which gives it the colour, and are also known as fast food in Japan because they are cheap and popular

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gyudon

gyudon

/gjuːdɑːn/
noun
*** a Japanese dish consisting of a bowl of rice topped with beef and onion simmered in a mildly sweet sauce flavored with dashi, soy sauce and mirin

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unagi

unagi

/unɑːɡi/
noun
*** freshwater eel, particularly the Japanese eel a common ingredient in Japanese cooking

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takoyaki

takoyaki

/tækɔɪæki/
noun
*** a ball-shaped Japanese snack made of a wheat flour-based batter and cooked in a special molded pan. It is typically filled with minced or diced octopus, tempura scraps, pickled ginger, and green onion

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donburi

donburi

/dɑːnbɛɹi/
noun
*** a Japanese "rice-bowl dish" consisting of fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together and served over rice

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natto

natto

/næɾoʊ/
noun
*** a traditional Japanese food made from whole soybeans that have been fermented with Bacillus subtilis var

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tamagoyaki

tamagoyaki

/tæmɐɡɔɪæki/
noun
*** a type of Japanese omelette which is made by rolling together several layers of fried beaten eggs

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tonkatsu

tonkatsu

/təŋkætsuː/
noun
*** a Japanese dish that consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet

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sukiyaki

sukiyaki

/sukiˈɑki/
noun
thin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce

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nikujaga

nikujaga

/nɪkjuːdʒɑːɡə/
noun
*** a Japanese dish of meat, potatoes and onion stewed in sweetened soy sauce and mirin

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kaiseki

kaiseki

/kaɪzɛki/
noun
*** a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner

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edamame

edamame

/ˈɛdɐmeɪm/
noun
*** a preparation of immature soybeans in the pod, found in cuisines with origins in East Asia. The pods are boiled or steamed and may be served with salt or other condiments

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yakisoba

yakisoba

/jækɪsoʊbə/
noun
*** a Japanese noodle stir-fried dish

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wagashi

wagashi

/wæɡæʃi/
noun
*** traditional Japanese confections that are often served with green tea

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yakiniku

yakiniku

/jækɪnɪkuː/
noun
*** a style of cooking bite-size meat (usually beef and offal) and vegetables on gridirons or griddles over a flame of wood

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mochi

mochi

/mɑːtʃaɪ/
noun
*** tiny cakes made out of glutinous rice, are an important part of Japanese cuisine and culture

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gyoza

gyoza

/gɪoʊzə/
noun
*** crescent-shaped dumplings that have originated from the traditional Chinese jiaozi dumplings

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shabu-shabu

shabu-shabu

/ʃɑːbuːʃɑːbuː/
noun
*** a popular Japanese dish consisting of thinly sliced meat and vegetables cooked in water

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teriyaki

teriyaki

/ˌtɛɹɪˈjɑki/
noun
a dish of meat or fish marinated in soy sauce and then grilled, originated in Japan

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nabemono

nabemono

/neɪbmoʊnoʊ/
noun
*** a variety of Japanese hot pot dishes, also known as one pot dishes and "things in a pot"

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nimono

nimono

/nɪmoʊnoʊ/
noun
*** a simmered dish in Japanese cuisine

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korokke

korokke

/koːɹɑːke/
noun
*** the Japanese name for a deep-fried yōshoku dish originally related to a French dish, the croquette

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tempura

tempura

/tɛmpjˈʊɹə/
noun
vegetables and seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried

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