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Hiyashi chuka(cold Chinese noodles)

Hiyashi chuka is a Japanese food “WASHOKU” that uses a Chinese noodles cooled.

Vegetables such as the cucumber and the tomato, roasted pork fillet or ham, Kinshitamago(thinly shredded egg omelet) are ingredient materials.

Hiyashi chuka is topped with them and eaten with cold soup.

Because of refrshing taste and coldness, it is eaten well in summer in Japan.

In Japan, July 7 is Hiyashi chuka’s Day.

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Okonomiyaki (savory pancake with various ingredients)

Okonomiyaki is one of dishes grilled on an iron plate that use the wheat flour and popular Jpanese food “WASHOKU”.

Dough is the wheat flour dissolving in water and vegetables such as the cabbage, meat, fish and shellfish are ingredient materials.

After mixing them well, it bakes it on the iron plate.

Seasonings, such as sauce, mayonnaise and green laver, are attached and eaten.

How to bake and ingredient materials vary according to the region. So, how about you eat a Okonomiyaki in the visited region?

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Somen is a common feature in the summer time!

Somen(fine noodles) is one of the noodles which used flour as materials. Somen is cooled and eaten in many cases. So, it is common to eat Somen for a refreshing feeling in summer.

The boiled noodle is cooled by iced water or running water and after taking slime, it dips in noodles soup “Men-tsuyu” and eats. It is the most common way to eat Somen.

Nagashi Somen(flowing somen noodles) is that it flows Somen using bamboo gutters, catchs it with chopsticks, and dips it in noodles soup “Men-tsuyu” to eat.

Nagashi Somen is a Japanese summer tradition.