Weeks after finding out our next assignment would be Camp Zama, Japan, and shortly before our arrival in the Land of the Rising Sun, I happened upon a cookbook co-authored by Naoko Takei Moore and Kyle Connaughton.
Among hundreds of options of tsumami dishes, the following are extremely popular and are standard at most izakaya in Japan. Memorize a few or take this handy guide with you so you can drink and eat like a local on your next night out.
Original fusion sushi
Tuna Poki Roll: A roll of tuna dipped in soy sauce and sesame oil
California Crunch Roll: A roll of avocado tempura with crab paste and spicy mayonnaise
Spicy Calamari Roll: Fried squid legs roll with spicy mayonnaise
Niji Japanese Restaurant offers both traditional and contemporary Japanese cuisine featuring the freshest ingredients prepared by authentic Japanese chefs. Guests can enjoy a bountiful daily lunch buffet highlighted by live sushi, teppanyaki, tempura stations, and more.
A wide range of noodle dishes are available on Guam, including Philippine pancit, Vietnamese pho, and Korean cold sesame noodles. But few can compare in variety and artistic merit, both in taste and appearance, to Japanese ramen.
“My name is Annie. Food and I get along so well! Cooking and baking are more than a hobby for me – they’re a passion. I come from the beautiful island of Guam, U.S.A. The recipes you’ll find here are my creations, or those of my children, who are also budding foodies. I hope you like them.