#368 Takiniku

No, I didn’t spell yakiniku wrong.

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Takiniku/炊き肉 is a dish boiled on your table in front of you.

There is a unique hot plate with a large indent that holds liquid.

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The fillings, often cabbage and veggies with meat, are arranged on the outer part of the plate.

炊き/taki means to boil and 肉/niku is meat.

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First, you push some of the ingredients into the soup in the indent.

Then boil the meat and veggies in the broth and serve it in small bowls.

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It is often a miso based broth with soy sauce.

It’s a famous food that originated from Kagoshima in Kyushu.

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Delicious!

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