Japanese kids started essentially doing so recreationally in 2003, and when the subculture was at its peak it wasn’t unusual to see roving gangs of 40 or 50 teenage girls all wearing department store Pikachu costumes wandering the streets.Reki-Jo One interesting thing about many of these subcultures is that they reflect a desire to be somewhere besides modern-day Japan.We spent our first night in japan eating tempura and the meal was varied, flavorful, and so satisfying – I would be totally happy eating only tempura for the rest of my life, I thought (and then I again thought that about soba and tofu).While we only dined at the one tempura restaurant on our trip, I can only imagine the diversity in recipes, flavors, and techniques from chef to chef.
But did you know that a popular teen subculture consisted of girl gangs (or “girl bosses”) who wanted to show they were just as tough as the guys?
A couple years ago, a sushi chef here in the States told us he traditionally made tempura with rice flour, but he didn’t make it that way anymore because it was too expensive and he noticed that customers didn’t care.
A bit of research reveals that, while most tempura recipes was with rice flour.
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