Monday, February 21, 2011

White Heron castle

Japan is one of the country in East Asia , which known to all over the world for its electronic and automotive products. Japan is also well known for its tourism.When we discus about tourism in Japan we will refer to the main symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji. Yes it is undeniable that Mount Fuji has become symbol of japan tourism but there is a lot of great things we can find in Japan. Actually beside the great nature , Japan also has an interesting art and culture. We can recognize the example of the interesting and unique culture from the magnificient architecture art of Japan, Himeji Castle. It was registered as the first Japanese world cultural heritage by UNESCO along with Horyuji Temple in December, 1993;

Japanese pizza - Okonomiyaki

Do you like to eat pizza?
How about Japanese-style pizza? If you like to eat Japanese food, you should be able to guess what I mean by Japanese pizza or pancake.
Yes, It is Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き). The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning "what you like" or "what you want", and yaki meaning "grilled" or "cooked"
In Japan, there are two kinds of okonomi-yaki style basically: Osaka and Hiroshima style. Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, chopped cabbage is cooked on top of thinly spread batter. Also, yakisoba noodles are usually added in Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, while Osaka-style okonomiyaki, chopped cabbage is mixed with the batter and cooked together.