I already told you about halal food in Japan on these two previous blog posts. Now, we can say we are familiar with the case. As I previously said, this concept is only developing from five to nearly ten years ago, as tourists and visitors from South-East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia) increased. We have nowadays halal sukiyaki, yakiniku, ramen and so on. Here, I would like to introduce you with two cases. What if you only transit through a Japanese airport or if on the contrary, you start to live here? Transiting through Japan As the rest of the country, airports also have their muslim friendly restaurants. If you stop in […]
In a previous blog post, I introduced you halal foods in Japan. This concept is only developing from five to nearly ten years ago, as tourists and visitors from South-East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia) increased. After ramen, I can introduce you three Japanese popular food you can now find halal in Osaka and in other places in Japan: sukiyaki, shabushabu and yakiniku. Enjoy! Sukiyaki & Shabushabu Sukiyaki and shabu-shabu are Japanese hotpot dishes (nabemono). Like ramen, they are a popular Japanese cuisine, although they are often more expensive. But we think it’s worth the price! I recommend giving them a try! Sukiyaki consists of meat (usually thinly sliced beef) which is […]
Many people come to Japan, to Osaka to taste Japanese and Osakan food: sushi, ramen, konamon (okonomiyaki, takoyaki), etc. Visitors from Islamic countries are able to enjoy sushi and konamon without any problems as they mostly consist of fish and vegetables. But until recently, it was difficult to enjoy other Japanese foods such as ramen, yakiniku and sukiyaki (which are mostly meat) as these dishes are not halal. What a pity! The good news is, in the past five years, Muslim friendly Japanese restaurants have increased. Now you can eat ramen and sukiyaki even if you are Muslim here in Osaka. I took the time to check out some of […]