Menchi-katsu (メンチカツ) is a ground meat cutlet, and is one of a Yousyoku (Japanese cuisine that is influenced from Western cooking). Menchi and katsu are phonologically modified versions of the words "mince" and "cutlet".

Served with Japanese Worcestershire sauce or tonkatsu sauce, and sliced cabbage. Also Menchi-katsu is applied for a filling of sandwiches.

reference: wikipedia
Japansekook workshop


Tulip chicken.

One of a style of Japanese fried chickens that is called "tulip".
Japanese kids likes this tulip chicken.

Cut the tip of chicken wing tip. Then pushing up the meat from the tip bottom, and wrap it on the top to make a tulip shape.

The flavor of chickens are sometimes karaage, but sometimes western style.
The point of this Japanese dish is "tulip shape".

Tulip bento is also possible as you see.

Kyaraben (character bento) workshop

Kyaraben, a shortened form of character bento, is a very popular bento style in Japan which features food decorated to look like Anime or Kawaii characters. At the workshop you learn how to make authentic Kyaraben and the result you can take home. More info http://tokyodoll.web.fc2.com/workshop/bentoworkshop.html