Traditional | Holiday Recipes
By Judy Ung
Traditional Japanese Breakfast
What composes a traditional Japanese breakfast? It differs significantly from that of a Western breakfast. Listed below are dishes that typically comprise a Japanese breakfast.
Sushi is one of the most well-known Japanese food. In Japanese cuisine, sushi indicates dishes that use sushi rice, which is seasoned with a sweet vinegar mixture. There are various forms of sushi.
- Introduction to Sushi
- Pickled Ginger Recipe
- Cucumber Roll Recipe
- California Roll Recipe
- Video: How to Prepare Perfect Sushi Rice
- Video: How to Make Inarizushi
- Video: How to Make Crab Tempura Roll
- Video: How to Make a California Roll
- Video: Spicy Tuna Roll
- Video: Make Pickled Sushi Ginger
Hot Pot Dishes
Hot pot dishes are easily cooked in one large pot and are quite popular in Japanese cuisine. One of the joys of eating hot pot dishes is that the pot is cooked on a portable range on the dining table and enjoyed family style while everyone takes individual portions from the pot.
Desserts & Confectionery (Wagashi)
Japanese cuisine is characterized by traditional confectionery known as wagashi which is served with tea. There are also many desserts with a distinctly Japanese flair. Explore the many recipes available below.
- Anko (Sweet Azuki Beans)
- Dorayaki Recipe
- Daifuku Recipe
- Kushidango Recipe
- Anmitsu Recipe
- Yokan Recipe
- Sakura Mochi (Cherry Blossom Rice Cakes)
- Azuki Shiratama Recipe
- Video: Japanese Green Tea Sponge Cake
- Video: Japanese Green Tea Pound Cake
- Video: Black Sesame Ice Cream
- Video: Japanese Rare Cheesecake
- Video: Japanese Strawberry Daifuku
- Video: Tempura Fried Ice Cream
Holidays | Special Occasions
Holidays and celebrations are a very important part of Japanese culture and often these special occasions involve traditional foods and desserts. Learn more about Japanese holidays, food, and recipes by reading the articles below.
- New Year's Food (Osechi Ryori)
- Japanese Girls' Day (Hinamatsuri)
- Children's Day Food and Traditions (Kodomo-No-Hi)
- Good Fortune Sushi Rolls (Setsubun)
- Unagi (Eel) for Day of The Ox (Doyo-No-Ushinohi)
Popular Restaurant Dishes
Many Japanese dishes have become popularized due to the increasing accessibility of Japanese restaurants in the West. Listed below are popular restaurant items that you might want to try making at home.