Monday, April 7, 2008


Temaki, originally uploaded by Em Dy.

Tabemashou is a Japanese word which means Let's eat. What do you think we should eat then? Japanese food seems the most appropriate. This is what's called a California temaki, nori wrapped sticky rice, kani, tobiko and mango served with wasabi and soy sauce.

Here are more Japanese to English translations: temaki - hand-rolled sushi; nori - dried seaweed; kani - crabstick; tobiko - flying fish roe and wasabi - Japanese horseradish.

Taken April 2008 at Teriyaki Boy, Greenhills.


janet said...

wow. good shot of this japanese food. very creatively arranged too.

Wirelessbliss said...

the presentation itself is very inviting! MmMmmm..

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Natalie said...

That looks like something my husband would eat.

Carver said...

That's a great shot and it looks delicious.

SandyCarlson said...

That looks delicious! And now it's dinnertime here, though it won't be quite so elegant.

Panaderos said...

The mere mention of Teriyaki Boy reminds me of my dear sister for she absolutely loves that place. :)

You're making me crave for sushi, Em. And I thought that I'd stop by to admire your photos. Didn't realize I'll end up hungry as well. Hahaha

Lynn said...

I am not into Japanese food but I must say they have mastered food presentation.

marie said...

yummy shot! I also frequent Teriyako Boy for Jap delights.

ris said...

yum! have you tried crazy maki from this japanese restaurant at the fort? argh i forgot the name..

Dhanggit said...

oishii desu yo!!!

Em Dy said...

Janet, there's art in food!

Wirelessbliss, am I making you hungry?

Natalie, don't you like Japanese food?

Carver, it was.

Sandycarlson, would you believe this is just about $2?

Panaderos, go grab some sushi. You can always blame me. Ha ha.

Lynn, try it and you might like it. I used to be the tempura girl but have since branched out. Japanese cuisine is delish.

Marie, T Boy is indeed reliable.

Ris, I haven't. Maybe I will.

Dhanggit, now you've given me something to research. I wonder what that means.

HiPnCooLMoMMa said...

i don't usually order that, parang ang hirap isubo favorite ko din kumain dyan sa teriyaki boy sa greenhills, sana isang bese makita kita

meeya said...

i love japansese food! makis and temakis are one of my faves. your pic made me love them even more - the shot is so pretty. :)

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Em Dy said...

HipnCoolMama, watch out for somebody who looks like my avatar! Ha ha!

Meeya, thanks. I love them too.

christine said...

Oh my goodness!! I love sushi and this photo is making me drool. I wish we had a good Jap restaurant near our office.