Natto Tempura!/納豆の天ぷら

For supper tonight, my wife made two types of tempura: natto tempura and kakiage. This time, the kakiage is a combination of ham, carrot, and potato.今日の夕飯には妻が2種類の天ぷらを作りました。納豆の天ぷらとかき揚げです。今回、かき揚げはハムとニンジンとジャガイモの組み合わせです。We had the tempura with hiyamugi. As I mentioned previously, hiyamugi is thinner than udon and thicker than somen.天ぷらを冷麦と一緒に食べました。前に言ったように、冷麦はうどんより細く、素麺より太いです。My wife told me that she made five pieces of natto tempura […]

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Kounago-and-Sweet Potato Kakiage/小女子とサツマイモのかき揚げ

As I said previously, kounago refers to young ikanago (Ammodytes personatus Girard). Today, I found this kakiage sold for 80 yen per piece at the local supermarket I frequent, and I just had to buy four pieces for my family. The combination of kounago and sweet potato sounded so appetizing to me!前に言ったように、小女子とはイカナゴの幼魚のことです。今日、私がよく行く地元のスーパーで一つ80円で売っていたので、家族用に4つ買ってしまいました。小女子とサツマイモの組み合わせはとても美味そうに思えたので。

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Three Types of Tempura/3種類の天ぷら

For supper last night, my wife made three types of tempura: Fukinoto tempura, sweet potato tempura, and kounago kakiage.“Kounago” refers to young ikanago (Ammodytes personatus Girard).昨日の夕飯には、妻が3種類の天ぷらを作りました。ふきのとうの天ぷら、サツマイモの天ぷら、小女子(こうなご)のかき揚げです。小女子(こうなご)とは、イカナゴの稚魚のことです。Kounago:小女子:Fukinoto and sweet potato tempura:ふきのとうとサツマイモの天ぷら:My wife likes to add some salt to the tempura batter when making sweet potato tempura, so that it can be eaten without tentsuyu (tempura dipping […]

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