Tamago Kake Gohan (卵かけご飯 – Egg on Rice) Part 1

  • Tamago Kake Gohan Part 1

    卵かけご飯 Part 1

    Japanese people often eat tamago kake gohan (卵かけご飯).

    Tamago (卵) means “egg,” kake (かけ) means “put on,” gohan (ご飯) means “rice,” and tamago kake gohan literally means “egg (put) on rice.”
    「卵」は “egg”、「かけ」は “put on”、「ご飯」は “rice” を意味し、「卵かけご飯」は文字どおり “egg (put) on rice” という意味になります。

    It is a very simple dish in which a raw egg is stirred with soy sauce and is put on rice.

    Some foreigners may be reluctant to eat raw eggs because of the risk of food poisoning.

    However, hygiene management for eggs is strictly conducted in Japan, so there is almost no risk of food poisoning.

    To be continued.

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