Japanese Home Cooking: One soup & three side dishes
Today I will introduce Japanese traditional home cooking menu.
It is designed to provide a well-balanced intake of the three nutrients necessary for the body: "energy", "body building", and "body conditioning".
It is a menu that combines rice, the staple food of Japanese people, with soup and three side dishes.
It came to be called "Ichiju Sansai" because there is one kind of soup (ichiju) and three kinds of side dishes (sansai).
Ichiju Sansai is consisted of
Staple Food: Rice, which is the standard for Japanese people
Soup: Miso soup is the basic.
Three dishes: Includes one main dish (protein such as fish) and two side dishes (vegetables, seaweed, etc.). These supplement nutrients that are lacking in staple foods and soups.
If adding Japanese pickles here, it will create even more delicious menu.
Japanese food is simple, but the more you eat, the healthier you become!
That is the secret to keep attracting people from all over the world.
JCI also has a home cooking course where you can learn traditional Japanese home cooking.
Learn the basics of Japanese cuisine from home cooking and take a peek into the world of healthy Japanese food?
What is JCI?
Japan Culinary Institute (JCI) is a full-scale Japanese food school where you can learn Japanese cuisine in English.
It offers excellent opportunities to learn high-level lessons from top professional chefs.