Japanese cuisine(5 flavours, 5 colors and 5 preparations)

Japanese Cuisine 50 dishes
Generally speaking Japanese cuisine is said to consist of five flavours, five colors and five basic methods of preparation.

There are the five flavours of sweet, sour, salty, bitter and hot;

the five colors of white, red, yellow, blue (green) and black; same as the Japanese Temple’s flag colour.

And the five preparations of raw, steamed, grilled, boiled and fried.

Japanese cuisine “washoku” is life style of taking food as daily life.

Japanese house wife and mother always thinks about cooking with well-balance nutrition for the family with these methods.