Updated: November 07, 2018
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What is Udon? Japan's Deliciously Soothing Dish

Udon is a comforting food prepared in many different ways. It's delicious and one of Japan's soul food. Here's what it is. You'll find here a brief overview of how udon is made, how it can be eaten and where are the best places to have it in Tokyo.

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What is udon?

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Udon is simply very thick wheat flour noodle which is often used to make a lot of comforting and delicious Japanese dishes. When udon is homemade, it doesn't have to be served with a very strong broth to be tasty is, as it is appreciated on its own for its flavour and texture.
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Udon is made of flour, salt and water. That's it. Although it may seem simple, it takes a masterful chef to get the balance right and the texture right.
That being said, if well prepared, it is delicious and used in many classic Japanese dishes.

How to have it?

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A lot of mom & pop style restos offer the choice between soba or udon. It is often served as a soup with a fish broth. It can be served simply with an egg or with tempura and a few vegetables. It can be very cheap and filling so that's why it's so popular.
But when it is carefully made, it is a true delicacy.
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Another very popular dish is curry udon. It is udon noodles served in Japanese curry, which has a rather mild taste. It's a very soothing dish on a cold winter day.

Where to have it?

If you're in Tokyo and you would like to try it at a restaurant, here are some excellent places to have it! Enjoy thee delicious udon dishes.
Lili Wanderlust
I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.

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