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The Quickest, Easiest Tempura Batter
How to make tempura batter. Japanese Food.
7 Foods Served in a Traditional Japanese...
Describes a traditional Japanese-style breakfast.
How to Make Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.
How to Make Beef Shabu Shabu, a Japanese...
This recipe for shabu shabu or Japanese hot pot with beef is comprised of thinly sliced meat and other ingredients cooked in a skillet at the table.
How to Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
How to Make Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
How to Make Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
Welcome Fall and Make Japanese Pumpkin...
Kabocha, or Japanese winter pumpkin (squash), is a staple in Japanese cuisine. Kabocha croquette is a flavorful fall dish made with simple ingredients.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
No-Fuss Recipe for Tangy Japanese Ponzu Sauce
Japanese ponzu sauce is very simple to make. Literally translated as vinegar punch, the citrus-based recipe calls for soy sauce, lemon juice, rice vinegar and dashi.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
Oden
This recipe for oden is for a Japanese-style hot pot dish. Normally considered to be a winter dish, it includes various ingredients like daikon radish, boiled eggs and more.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
An Easy and Delicious Shoyu Ramen Recipe with...
This shoyu (soy sauce) ramen recipe is quick and relatively easy and uses chicken and Chukamen noodles as its main ingredients in a soup that is salty and tangy but relatively light.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
How to Make Okonomiyaki, Savory Grilled...
Okonomiyaki is a kind of pancake in Japanese cooking. This recipe is for the Oasaka-style version of the dish, which can be made and topped with a variety of ingredients.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
How to Make Delicious Spicy Tuna Rolls
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
The Best Japanese Cold Noodles for Summer
Popular chilled Japanese noodle dishes include soba, udon, cha soba, somen, and hiyashi chyuka. These refreshing dishes are simple and easy to prepare.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Try Making Japanese Pickles with this Easy...
Japanese daikon tsukemono, or pickles, are a simple, yet basic side dish to any meal. They are salted and seasoned with chili peppers and served with soy sauce.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Simple Kombu Dashi Recipe for Vegetarian Stock
Kombu dashi is one type of vegetarian stock used in Japanese cooking. The word kombu means kelp or seaweed, and the dried variety is the primary ingredient in this simple recipe.
Matcha Green Tea Mousse
This delicious green tea flavored creamy dessert is easy to make and tastes great, too. Here's how to quickly make it.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
Kabocha Soup
A recipe to make kabocha soup. Japanese Food.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
Hiyashi Chuka
A recipe to make hiyachi chuka, cold noodles served with lots of toppings, like thin omelette strips, boiled chicken, cucumber, and boiled bean sprouts.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Japanese Winter Dishes
A list of popular Japanese winter dishes.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Introduction to Teppanyaki
Teppanayaki is a Japanese method of cooking using an iron plate or teppan to produce a grilled or barbecued dish that may include many kinds of food.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
Ichigo Daifuku: Sweet Strawberry and Anko...
These are daifuku cakes with strawberry and anko fillings. A regular springtime treat you will make year after year.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
What Do People Eat for New Year's in Japan?
Learn more about Japanese osechi-ryori, which are served each year at New Year's and whose dishes vary from region to region in Japan.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
Yakitori Negima
Yakitori is skewered and grilled chicken that makes a great appetizer. A common vegetable to grill with chicken is negi, which makes this recipe yakitori negima.
Miso
Miso paste comes in several varieties and is used in various different ways to make a range of dishes commonly made in Japan. This is some information about Japanese soy bean paste.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
Try an Easy Japanese Tuna Sashimi and Okra...
Japanese salad of tuna (maguro) sashimi (raw fish) and okra is packed with umami from the wasabi and soy sauce marinade. It can also be served over rice.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Simmered Bamboo Shoots (Takenoko No Nimono)
Bamboo shoots, or takenoko, are a popular springtime vegetable in Japanese cuisine. It's not as difficult as it seems to cook with bamboo shoots, and a simple
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
Mushroom Soup
This mushroom soup recipe is for the Japanese version. It is made with enoki and shiitake mushrooms, noodles, Welsh onion, soy sauce and sake.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Japanese Autumn Dishes
A list of popular Japanese autumn dishes.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Easy Tsukemono Recipe: Shoyuzuke Kyuri (Soy...
Shoyuzuke Kyuri is a Japanese side dish of cucumbers marinated in soy sauce and vinegar. This is one type of tsukemono, or pickled vegetable, in Japanese cuisine.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
Japanese Holiday for Girls: The Hina Matsuri...
Hina Matsuri means Girls' Day in Japanese. It is also sometimes called Doll’s Day. This is an introduction to the foods commonly associated with the occasion.
Inarizushi
Inarizushi is named for Inari, the Shinto god. It is a common type of sushi and is also known as brown bag sushi because of its fried tofu pouch.
Japanese Black Sesame Ice Cream
Japanese black sesame ice cream is made with a traditional vanilla ice cream recipe, and ground black sesame seeds and nuri goma, or black sesame paste.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. Japanese Food.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
Goya Chanpuru
Among the best goya recipes is this one for the Japanese bitter melon chanpuru version of the dish, which is made with pork. The stir-fried dish is a specialty in Okinawa.
Try these Easy Flavorful Teriyaki Chicken...
Teriyaki chicken tsukune or meatballs are a commonly enjoyed dish in Japan. These are typically seasoned with a sweet and savory teriyaki-style sauce.
Shio Koji Salmon
One of the easiest ways to introduce Japanese shio koji (fermented salt and rice) is as a marinade for fish. Simply marinate salmon filets with a few
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating Japanese food.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
Ingredient Spotlight: Shio Koji
Shio Koji. Japanese Food.
Make Baked Sushi for Your Next Party and Easily...
Baked sushi, combines rice, furikake (dried rice seasoning), unagi (eel), and masago (caviar), in a non-traditional Japanese casserole that's perfect for parties.
Quick and Easy Seafood Chirashi Sushi
Not all Japanese dishes need to be made from scratch. Learn about a popular shortcut to making sushi rice using pre made sushi seasoning and enjoy a delicious
Matsutake Gohan
A recipe to make seasoned rice with matsutake.
Shio Koji Asparagus
Japanese Shio Koji Asparagus
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Bukkake Udon
Bukkake Udon is one of many such noodle dishes common to Japanese cuisine. This simple recipe is made with soy sauce, dashi and katsuobushi.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Homemade Japanese Black Sesame Paste is Easy to...
What is Black Sesame Paste? Black sesame paste, also known in Japanese as “ nuri goma" , is a basic ingredient
Japanese Noodles Pictures
A collection of pictures of Japanese noodles.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
Sakura Mochi (Cherry Blossom Sweet Rice Cakes)
Sakura mochi is a Japanese dessert that is pink, just like the sakura (cherry blossom flowers) and is made of sweet glutinous rice and filled with a sweet red bean paste. Sometimes it is wrapped in a pickled young sakura leaf.
Japanese Spring Dishes
A list of popular Japanese spring dishes.
Unagi
Unagi, or freshwater eel, is widely eaten in Japan. This is a description of how Japanese consume the delicacy based on time of year, custom and other factors.
Cabbage Rolls
A recipe for cabbage rolls. Japanese Food.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
Katsuo Dashi
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi. Page 3.
A Healthier Alternative to Fried Chicken...
Baked Chicken Karaage is a lighter version of the traditional Japanese fried chicken recipe. The chicken is marinated and then baked.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
Kinpira Renkon
Kinpira renkon recipe. Japanese Food.
Vegetable Pictures
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan.
How To Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
A recipe to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
Nasu
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 7.
Tuna Salad Roll
A recipe to make tuna salad rolls.
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