Friday, August 9, 2013

A Japan Photo per Day - Popular Japanese food, Kitsune Udon and a bit of culinary history

Kitsune Udon
Many regions of Japan are boasting about their type of udon, the Japanese specific thick wheat flour noodle. And they’re right, because most of the udon varieties are delicious and their diversity comes not only from the noodle (which varies greatly in thickness and density) but also from the broth’s flavor and from the topping.

One of the best know udon versions, the one in my photo, was invented in Osaka during the Meiji period, but not by a cook… it was invented by the consumers!


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