Tag Archive: Octopus

Recipe: Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls) Ingredients: * 200g chopped boiled octopus * cooking oil * benishoga (pickled ginger) (to taste) * chopped negi (or scallions) (to taste) * tenkasu (or rice crispies) (to taste) Batter: * 450cc water * 1 piece konbu (kelp), 10cm square * 15g powdered katsuo-bushi (shaved dried bonito) * 200g flour * 2 …

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Top 7 Bizarre Japanese Foods – Eat Them or Leave Them!

Japanese cuisine has been heavily exported around the world, with Japanese restaurants popping up on a daily basis in the Western world. Sushi is arguably the most well known Japanese dish, and most restaurants indeed end up being centered around it. Throughout my blog I’ve been introducing you to many alternative dishes and praising the …

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