Osaka Prefecture 大坂県
“Osaka” prefecture is the second largest city in Japan, famous for ”Owarai” (Comedy Performances) and eating around.
“Osaka” prefecture is the city next to Tokyo.
“Osaka” was called “the kitchen of the country” in Edo period.
Because many ingredients were gathered in “Osaka”, and became the center of the food culture.
In this reason, the food culture is developed differently compare with Tokyo.
The famous instant noodle “cup noodle” is birth in “Osaka”.
“Osaka” is famous for using powder and sauce.
Representative foods are “Takoyaki”, “Okonomiyaki” and “Ikayaki”.
“Takoyaki” is the food which using wheat, egg, water , vegetables and put the octopus in center and bake it in circle.
Seasoning is worcestershire sauce and mayonnaise.
Usually, there are 8balls in container, and also the price is low, so it is eaten as snack.
“Okonomiyaki” is also using wheat, egg and vegetables.
Seasoning is also same as “takoyaki”, using worcestershire sauce and mayonnaise.
The difference between “takoyaki” is the method of baking and it is eaten as staple food.
As you can see in the picture below, “okonomiyaki” is backed flat.
Entertainment, constructure and theme park are also developed differently compare with Tokyo.
【Universal Studio Japan】
“Universal Studio Japan” is one of the famous theme park in Japan.
The highlight of this park is the famous characters, for example “Harry Potter”, “Evangelion”, “Terminator”and “Spider-Man”.