Sukiyaki : It’s a beef hot pot.

▶ Sukiyaki is one of the most popular Japanese hot pots. It is also popular among the non-Japanese. It is especially popular in the winter. Ingredients such as slices of beef, tofu, mushrooms, and vegetables are cooked in a pot with soy sauce, stock, and sugar.

▶ Normally, sukiyaki is cooked on a portable stove on the family table. Everyone shares from the same pot. It is a dish to have with family and friends.

▶ Another famous hot pot is shabushabu. In this kind, thin slices of beef are boiled. A tofu hot pot called yudofu is also popular. The Western fondu is also popular in Japan these days.