Beat the heat with “chilled katsudon,” fried pork cutlet served with rice in ice-cold broth

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster

The great taste of ice and fried pork – together at last!

It’s summer again in Japan, which means suffering months or languid heat and humidity, and having your appetite reduced to that of a Galapagos tortoise. Because of this, Japan has developed a rather keen sense of chilled foods to combat the malaise, such as deliciously chilled somen noodles and mind-bogglingly plentiful options for iced coffee and shaved ice.

There’s also a certain intriguing cold dish that has existed for decades now at least, and yet even most Japanese people are probably still unaware of its existence.

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