8 Recommended Chankonabe You Should Try in Japan!

8 Recommended Chankonabe You Should Try in Japan!

To begin with, I want to explain that nabe (pron. nabbeh) is simply a kind of cooking pot, wider than a western saucepan and typically less deep, perhaps something like a casserole. The terms nabemono, nabe ryori or, simply nabe, refer, therefore, to a variety of dishes cooked in such a pot over an open heat source. Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu are both well known types of nabe ryori. In general, nabe cooking is not haute cuisine but family dining, common to most Japanese homes at one time or another, often for family get together, or at nabe restaurants that cater for groups.[Continue Reading…]