Chinese and Japanese cuisines are amongst the ancient cuisines and were born thousands of years ago. They both have a philosophy that sets them apart from the other cuisines: using raw ingredients. The main ingredients of these two cuisines are: fish, vegetables, rice, soya, noodles, tea and fruits. But are there some differences? Of course, there are a few.
The Chinese cuisine depends on cooking or frying, while the Japanese cuisine depends on vegetable-based raw or boiled ingredients. The Chinese cuisine uses various kinds of meat including beef and chicken, while the number 1 kind of meat used in the Japanese cuisine is fish.