Takikomi gohan

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Takenoko gohan (筍御飯), one of the takikomi gohan (炊き込み御飯).

Takikomi gohan (炊き込みご飯, 炊き込み御飯) is a Japanese rice dish seasoned with dashi and soy sauce along with mushrooms, vegetables, meat, or fish. The ingredients of takikomi gohan are cooked with the rice; in a similar preparation, maze gohan (混ぜ御飯), flavorful ingredients are mixed into cooked rice.[1]

Variations[edit]

  • Tai-meshi (鯛飯): rice with whole sea bream [2]
  • Ayu-meshi (鮎飯): rice with whole sweetfish
  • Matsutake gohan (松茸御飯): rice with matsutake mushrooms
  • Kani-meshi (蟹飯): rice with crab
  • Gomoku meshi (五目飯 or gomoku gohan 五目御飯): loosely translated, "five ingredients mixed rice," whose contents often revolve around seasonal availability and can include matsutake or shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, burdock root, fresh soybeans, chestnuts, chicken, firm white-fleshed fish, or oysters.[3] In the Osaka dialect, this dish is called kayaku gohan (加薬御飯).[4]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tsuji, Shizuo. Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art. Kodansha International. 2006, p. 276.
  2. ^ Tsuji, Shizuo. Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art. Kodansha International. 2006, p. 277.
  3. ^ Tsuji, Shizuo. Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art. Kodansha International. 2006, p. 278.
  4. ^ Tsuji, Shizuo. Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art. Kodansha International. 2006, p. 278.

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