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Basic Japanese Recipes

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Are you cooking Japanese food for the first time? This is a list of basic Japanese recipes which are helpful to know.

Steamed Rice

Steamed Rice
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Japanese rice is a short grain rice and they are basically boiled and steamed. You need to know some tips to cook Japanese rice properly.

Dashi

Dashi, Japanese soup stock, is used in many Japanese recipes. It's helpful to learn how to make any kind of dashi soup stock.

Miso Soup

Miso soup is the most traditional soup in Japan. Tofu is a good ingredient for miso soup.

Sushi Rice

If you learn to make good sushi rice, you can make good sushi.

Tamagoyaki

Japanese rolled omelet is called dashi-maki-tamago or tamago-yaki in Japanese. Tamagoyaki is good for breakfast or bento.

Cucumber and Wakame Seaweed Sunomono

Sunomono is a kind of Japanese salad. Sunomono has a refreshing taste and it's often served as a side dish.

Teriyaki Sauce

You can make your own teriyaki sauce.

Tempura Batter

You might want to cook tempura. Making tempura batter is really easy. Learn some tips.

Noodle Dipping Sauce

It's convenient to know how to make noodle dipping sauce. Noodle dipping sauce can be used for simmering vegetables as well.

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