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The word Oyako means parent and child in Japanese. The main ingredients of this dish are chicken and egg so you can figure out where the name came from.
Oyakodon (親子丼), is a quick, easy, yummy, and filling dish along with Gyudon, but the good things about this dish are not only those. It is low-cost and very balanced from a nutrition perspective. So it is popular among families who have growing kids.
I also had this dish quite often as my mom was a busy woman. She knew no one (including my dad) will complain about this dish.
What I find interesting is that although beef is expensive in Japan, we find many cheap chain store restaurants that specialize in Gyudon, but none for Oyakodon. On the other hand, there are restaurants in the rather higher class range that serves Oyakodon that is a bit different from the ones made at home, made with good quality ingredients, or by using a different method.
So as you can see, Oyakodon may look easy to prepare, but it is actually a dish that is much more profound!
In our class, you will learn how to prepare dashi in an authentic way, and by using domestically grown chicken and eggs, also how to make Oyakodon that is as delicious as the ones served at the restaurants!
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Hi! I'm Junko, the owner of JJ Kitchen in Tokyo. Supporting me is my good foodie friend, Eiko.We love to cook, eat, and drink with our friends. We talk nonstop about the foods and drinks we’re interested in, and often enjoy throwing home parties with friends on the weekends. The happy smiles of our guests are the biggest treat for us. We will welcome you to our kitchen with all our hearts :)
Dear our wonderful members and guests,It is with deep sadness to announce that we have decided to close JJ Kitchen for the time being.During the past 5 years, we have enjoyed cooking and discussing cultural issues with each and everyone. However, Junko had a stroke in June and is currently in the hospital undergoing physiotherapy. Since we do not know how long this will take, we have come to the conclusion to close our doors. For those of you that still have our vouchers, we will be contacting you separately.For JJ Kitchen members, we will contact you regarding future lessons.We thank you all for the love and support you have shown JJ Kitchen, and we hope that we can cook together again.