Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Welcome to our 100th episode of Life in Japan! YEAH!!! [Life in Japan Theme Song] [Doorbell ring] My friends are here! Come! Oh! Good morning! Please... Welcome! OK, so today we're going to make Nabe which is a Japanese all-in-one pot dish. And my friend Yoshiko and her daughters are going to take us grocery shopping and we're going to make it all together. Yeah! So what will we buy here? What will we buy!? Cabbage Leek Many mushrooms The cart is filling up... It is, with veggies! So she said you can put in either udon noodles, ramen noodles or also you can put rice in it. Do you like Udon noodles, Joshua? Do you like long noodles? Gotta get the right tofu. Yea, there's so many types of tofu! There is! Do you like Udon noodles, Joshua? I don't. "Mome" is a little harder, and "Kinu" a little softer. Which one is better? The harder one What?! Hey Dude! Let's see, what are they getting? This is what I always get I like this... but also spicy Wow Should we make two? Yes, let's make two Pork... Shyabu Shyabu style It's real thin. Ah, the same way as Shyabu Shyabu Yes, cut like that. From a famous restaurant. Ah, it's famous? Kimuchi is spicy What is that? Ki-mu-chi The feeling of Kimuchi is spicy What is it? It is "aburage" Ah, "Aburage." It looks so interesting... it looks like a sponge or something. It is made of this... Ah, Tofu! It's fried. Fried. Fried? Yeah. So that's Water Root It's kind of like garlic. OK OK? These are all the pots for nabe? This is the pot, and this is the lid. So it's like this. It's got a little hole for the steam. And you can put this directly on gas. On a gas stove. Nice. Oh Anna, you look cute. Here I'll do it. Eh! Cute! It looks like plastic. Daiso Oh really? Cute! OK let's go see what we're supposed to do. Oh look, there's a little nabe, see Nate? Tiny ones. Eh! Look at how cute! Then if it gets big, you can cut it in two. About like this. Here Anna, you cut over here. There's a lot of veggies to cut — my goodness! Healthy for you. Healthy, that's right. Mix it Sesame soy milk stock is going in. Kind of like this — it's a white soup. I thought that was milk. It looks like milk. Yes, it does. I have a job for you... What? Can you turn and smile? Yea! Water leek. Getting the rice ready, honey. First you cut and throw it away. Watch your fingers. Daddy, you're getting so close! Don't cut my camera! Cooking chopsticks are called? These? "Saibashi" Saibashi. What's the difference between cooking chopsticks and chopsticks? Length and thickness. Better in a flame. Do you like Nabe? Yes, I like it! Do you make dinner for everyone, Anna and Rebecca? Like when momma's not around? When momma's not around, everybody's hungry! Whoops — that was too fat. It's a little big, honey. Make sure it's a little angle. Do it a little more. Like that? My eyes are burning. Yeah, it's onion. It's onion?! It smells so good already. Careful, the pan's hot too, honey. Each one in half. About like that. Then cut here. Let me just cut this off. My eyes are burning so bad. OK, now the mushrooms. A mushroom doesn't burn if you cut it right. All apart Lot's of cutting! Look at this! Inside that mushroom. Interesting. Break in half Yep, all apart. I'll mix it, and put it in. Do you eat mushrooms? Yes. Please be careful. So we are making Nabe in our kitchen today. We have Aono chan, and we have Yoshiko san And we have Minori chan playing with Sarah, And Joshua! Please be careful. It looks good, doesn't it? Why is she separating it? Because those are spicy and this one's non spicy. What is this? What is that indeed, huh? How do you cut it? Not like that. Like this I'm pretty sure not like that. Can you eat it just like that? Well, miso soup... It's always in soup Yeah Anna, right? Yea. Anna, right? Yea. It's hot so be careful. Right here? Yeah. Both On top. Is that easy to cut? Yea, super. We're running out of space! There's hardly any space. It looks delicious. Let's put some meat in. Is the last thing in the meat? Like the order? Yes. Putting it in. It will be ready soon. How's it look? Oh, it smells so good! Can I look at it? Look at that, Sarah! Doesn't that look good? Oh my goodness! Can I put this on top? I don't know. Probably. Last lap! 100% Go go go! Look at that, ohh! Beep beep, move. It's soup, honey. We're going to try it. Here, try some of this, ok? You going to try this, Becca? Did you ever eat this at school? Nabe? Probably not. How is it? Good? When do you eat Nabe, normally? In the cold of winter about once a month. I like Kimuchi Nabe. It's so good. How's the fruit of your labor there, Anna? Is it good? It looks good. Here we go! Mmmm. So good! Girls, how's yours? Super good. Now Ruth's turn to try it. My turn. Mmmm. Mmmm. Mmmmm. That's addicting! So now Ruth's tasting the normal, I guess you would call this normal? It's with goma, with sesame seed flavor and like soy milk. I definitely prefer the spicy one but this one is very good too. What's going on?! Momma chan's got her spot there This is the last morning — the last morning without a couch after about a month. What do you think Becca? We're going to get our couch! That's fun, huh? Um huh When you get home from school you get to see it. Oh my goodness! This couch is all but gone — almost! So this is what our couch looks like when it's all dismantled.