Where did Japanese food originated?


Lorraine Moore   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Japanese cuisine has been influenced by the food customs of other nations, but has adopted and refined them to create its own unique cooking style and eating habits. The first foreign influence on Japan was China around 300 B.C., when the Japanese learned to cultivate rice.

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Martin Victor   |   Member since 2014  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Likewise, people ask, where did Japanese food come from?

About 2000 years ago, Japanese cuisine was developed with the influence of China. Rice is a staple in Japanese cuisine. Between 300 and 100 BC, rice was widely used in Japan due to Chinese influence. Wheat and soybeans were introduced shortly after rice.

Subsequently, question is, what is Japanese food culture? The typical Japanese meal consists of a bowl of rice (gohan), a bowl of miso soup (miso shiru), pickled vegetables (tsukemono) and fish or meat.


Rosa Thornton   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

is Sushi Japanese or Chinese?

Although traces of sushi culture can be found in China around the 2nd century, the Chinese only consumed pickled fish and discarded the rice. The first historical evidence of people eating raw fish with rice was found in Japan, hence sushi is Japanese food.


Josephine Gilmour   |   Member since 2014  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What makes Japanese food unique?

Japanese cuisine includes a wide variety of products, some 1, 500 different items, with rice at its center. It also emphasizes seasonal produce, and uses many fermented foods such as miso, natto and soy sauce. Japanese eating rituals and habits are also part of this unique heritage.


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