Oden

April 20, 2011 Juju Kurihara 0 Comments

oden dish

Oden (おでん) is a one of Japanese typical winter dish consisting of several ingredients such as daikon radish (the creamish colour one at the front), processed fish cakes (the brown one at the back), kelp or boiled eggs cooked in a light soy based broth. 

In different regions, ingredients are often changed.

 

 

oden house

 

It's usually cooked in a ware pot at home. Put it in the middle of the table and people eat directly from the pot.

 

 

 

odenya yatai

 

Nowadays it's getting less but still there are some stalls on the streets, people often stop to have a drink with some oden.

 

 

 

odenya

 

If you are big fan of classic Japanese films, you might have seen this scene in Akira Kurosawa films or Ozu films.

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