8 Recommended Oden You Should Try in Japan!

8 Recommended Oden You Should Try in Japan!

Oden is a Japanese hotpot perfect for the wintry months. Oden is a traditional snack which is basically cooked by simmering fish cakes, tofu and veggies in a dashi stock. Oden can be found all over Japan- in convenience stores, in specialty restaurants and in Yatais or outdoor stalls. Den is from Dengaku – a word that referred to tofu on skewers. The “o” honors the dish, thus Oden.Here are some of popular and favorite oden ingredients.[Continue Reading…]