JAPAN BLOG

What to buy for souvenir in Japan

At the end of your fun trip to Japan, you may want to bring back some tastes of Japan to your home. Today we’ll introduce some good souvenirs you can get at Japanese supermarkets. Even if you don’t have any travel plan, you may be able to find them at asian supermarket near your house.

The products below are all popular brands so you will probably find them at supermarkets. They are also my favorites!

Miso soup

Instant Noodles

Ramen has many flavors as table below.

KanjiPronounceEnglish
醤油(しょうゆ)shoyu
soy
味噌(みそ)misomiso
豚骨(とんこつ)tonkotsupork
塩(しお)siosalt

Ready to eat curry packages

We call them “retort curry”. You only need to heat it up at microwave.

Ochazuke

Chazuke (, ちゃづけ) or ochazuke (, from (o)cha ‘tea‘ + tsuke ‘submerge’) is a simple Japanese dish made by pouring green tea, dashi, or hot water over cooked rice.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chazuke