Best Japanese dishes to try in Maldives – Venturing into the world of Japanese food!

You might be very curious as to how you could savour Japanese food from a tropical island in the Indian Ocean that is thousands of miles away from Japan. The answer lies in the fact that the archipelago is home to a number of restaurants that serve authentic Japanese food and here are some of our picks of best Japanese food items you can find in these restaurants in Maldives.

Sushi

Sushi | Image Credit - Mk2010, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Pixabay

Sushi | Image Credit – Mk2010, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Pixabay

Surrounded by a sea that is rich in marine life, Japanese restaurants in Maldives serve you some of the freshest seafood items you could ever taste. One of the seafood items that the Japanese love very much is Shushi; if you don’t know what Sushi is, it is a dish prepared with specially cooked vinegared rice that is combined with a variety of ingredients, such as seafood, vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits and served attractively in many ways. You can savour this dish in restaurants like 135° East which is a restaurant at Maafushivaru Maldives.

Teppanyaki Dishes

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Teppanyaki is a popular style of Japanese cuisine that involves the usage of an iron griddle to cook food. A variety of ingredients such as shrimp, steak, chicken and many other varieties of meat and vegetables are grilled right in front of your eyes and served piping hot directly from the griddle. You can savour Teppanyaki dishes in almost all the Japanese restaurants in Maldives.

Sashimi

Sashimi | Image Credit - Santiago M. Mola (ColdWind), CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Sashimi | Image Credit – Santiago M. Mola (ColdWind), CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy that consists of fresh and raw fish that is thinly sliced into bite-sized pieces and eaten with wasabi paste and soy sauce. Even though the original recipe is made from fresh fish or other seafood, Sashimi is also available with meat choices such as chicken, beef and horse meat.

Ramen

Ramen | Image Credit - Flickr user: midorisyu, CC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

Ramen | Image Credit – Flickr user: midorisyu, CC BY 2.0 Via Wikimedia Commons

If you are stationed in any of the resorts that have a Japanese restaurant, you can savour a hearty breakfast with Ramen; a staple Japanese breakfast food that is made with boiled wheat noodles that are served in a bowl served in soy sauce or Miso soup broth. The noodles is mixed with many kinds of ingredients that includes a variety of meat and vegetables this dish certainly makes dining in Maldives an exciting experience and it is a food that is worth trying.

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting.

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Savour mouthwatering Rosewater Mouhalabieh in Doha – For all sweet lovers!

For wholesome and entertaining meal times in Doha, give yourself a try to a mouthwatering and magnificent pudding. You’ll be delighted and amazed by its taste and masterful displays!

Mouhalabieh

Where better to begin your culinary trip in Doha than with the local food scene? If you are in a mood for something sweet and fluffy that will be easy on your stomach, you can try out a delicious Rosewater Mouhalabieh. This Lebanese recipe is a delightful dessert that anyone would love to savour. It is prepared with milk and finally flavoured with rose water.

It’s tempting!

This distinctive luscious Lebanese milk flan will make you admire the Lebanese cuisine due to amazing taste and simplicity. As this dish is prepared using milk, it has an advantage of being quite light. Thus, it’s the best kind of dessert you would prefer to have after you have had a hearty meal.

Where to try out?

This dish is found all over in Doha and if you are holidaying in this part of the world, you can try out a Mouhalabieh dish at many a Lebanese restaurant in Doha. However, it is also important that you check into a favourable form of accommodation to spice up your vacation. Do consider options like Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli which has its own range of restaurants that serve delectable local delicacies.

Quick and easy!

The Mouhalabieh is a very simple dessert that does not require much time to prepare. Generally, it’s offered with an Arabic coffee or tea. Undoubtedly, a perfect dish to end a meal on a hot day!

 

 

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A Food Lover’s Guide to Busan – Set Out on Your Food Expedition

If you’ve got the palate to handle all kinds of bizarre food on your travels, well look no further than Busan. The exotic traditional food here will challenge your tongue with its mind-blowing flavours and ingredients. Here’s all you need to know about where to find these unique dishes.

 

Gukje Market

From being a place where refugees would exchange goods back in the 1950s during wartime, Gukje Market has transformed into one of the most popular traditional markets in the city. The wayside food boutiques offer a delicious array of Korean traditional food such as kimbap which is steamed white rice wrapped in dried seaweed and sundae also referred to as blood sausage and many noodle dishes too!

BIFF Square

Amongst the memorabilia of the Korean film industry are the small shops and stalls that sell some of the best Korean street food. One snack that you are sure to get addicted to is ssiat hotteok. This sweet treat is a Korean style pancake with a stuffing of seeds, honey, brown sugar and peanuts. The Busan version of the hotteok is more chewy and crunchier than the usual. Certainly, makes an impact on your taste buds!

 

Jagalchi Market

A short walk away from BIFF Square is Jagalchi Market, downstairs you will find fresh fish in all shapes and sizes to choose from. Take your pick from the wide choice and take it right upstairs. Here, get your favourite Korean seafood dish prepared by the many stalls available. Once this is done all there is left to do is to grab those chopsticks and dig in!

 

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Gamcheon Cultural Village

If you are staying in Busan apartments, perhaps the likes of Citadines Haeundae Busan, well step out of the typical city and step into one filled with vibrant colours giving out a fantasy feel. Gamcheon Cultural Village is a famous tourist attraction and is the best place to find patbingsu which is the Korean version of shaved ice cream topped with yummy sweet treats like condensed milk and red beans.

 

 

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