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Japanese Food: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Tempura Batter
How to make tempura batter. Japanese Food.
Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.
Teriyaki Chicken
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
Beef Sukiyaki
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
Traditional Japanese Breakfast
Describes a traditional Japanese-style breakfast.
Teriyaki Sauce
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
Mitarashi Kushi Dango
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
Quick 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.
Tempura Dipping Sauce
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
Okonomiyaki
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.
Pickled Ginger
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
Quick Shoyu Ramen
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.
Yakisoba
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
Boiled Edamame
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
Oyakodon
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
Dashi - Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
Gyudon
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Custard Pudding
A recipe to make custard pudding.
Miso Ramen
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
Beef Shabu Shabu
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.
Spicy Tuna Roll
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
Takoyaki
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
Chawanmushi
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
California Roll
A recipe to make california roll.
Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Omelet Rice
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Spinach Tamagoyaki (Egg Roulade)
Spinach tamagoyaki is a Japanese egg roulade (or rolled omelette) mixed with cooked spinach. It is seasoned with dashi (stock), mirin, soy sauce, and sugar.
Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
Tonkatsu
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Agedashi Dofu
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
Tamagoyaki
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
Introduction to Ramen
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
Mirin
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
Tempura
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
Easy Ohitashi (Cooked Spinach) Salad
Easy recipe for ohitashi, a Japanese salad of cooked spinach, that is served as an appetizer. It is boiled spinach that is seasoned with soy sauce.
Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Kinpira Gobo
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
Katsudon
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Japanese Miso Soup
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Daifuku
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Udon Noodles
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
Kappamaki
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Introduction to Japanese Teriyaki
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Cucumber and Wakame Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Okayu
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Pork Fried Rice
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
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.
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.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
Easy Japanese Dishes
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Steamed Rice
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
Miso Soup with Tofu
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
Japanese Soy Sauce
Japanese soy sauce is a condiment, and an ingredient which is used in Japanese cooking.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
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.
Sunomono
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
Ginger Salad Dressing
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
Matcha Green Tea Mousse
A recipe to make matcha green tea mousse.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
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.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Kabayaki Sauce
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
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.
Buta-no-Shogayaki
A recipe for buta no shogayaki. Japanese Food.
Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Nabeyaki Udon
A recipe for nabeyaki udon. Japanese Food.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
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.
Kitsune Udon
A recipe for kitune udon noodles.
Basic Japanese Recipes
A list of basic Japanese dishes.
Kombu Dashi
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.
Introduction to Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Pork Curry with Rice
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
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.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Honey Butter Toast
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
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.
Tarako/Mentaiko Spaghetti Recipe
Tarako or mentaiko is marinated cod roe commonly served with steamed rice in Japan. It goes with spaghetti as well.
New Year's Food
Describes Japanese osechi-ryori.
Tsukemen
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Baked Chicken Karaage (Healthier Japanese Fried...
Baked Chicken Karaage is a lighter version of the traditional Japanese fried chicken recipe. The chicken is marinated and then baked.
Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
A recipe to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
How To Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
Ichigo Daifuku
These are daifuku cakes with strawberry and anko fillings. A regular springtime treat you will make year after year.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
Seasoned Boiled Spinach
A recipe to make seasoned boiled spinach.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Potato Salad
A recipe to make a potato salad with colorful ingredients.
Japanese Soy Sauce Eggs (Shoyu Tamago)
Japanese soy sauce eggs (shoyu tamago) are hard boiled and seasoned with soy sauce. They are eaten as a snack, appetizer, or meal. It is also commonly found in bento (lunch box) or as a garnish to Japanese dishes.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Tuna Salad Roll
A recipe to make tuna salad rolls.
Chicken and Egg Soboro Donburi
A recipe to make chicken soboro donburi.
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.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating 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.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Nikujaga
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. Japanese Food.
Japanese Noodles Pictures
A collection of pictures of Japanese noodles.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Japanese Spring Dishes
A list of popular Japanese spring dishes.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Tofu
Introduces you to Japanese tofu.
Yaki Onigiri
A recipe to make grilled rice balls.
Buta-no-Kakuni
It's a recipe to make butano kakuni.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
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.
Futomaki
A recipe to make futomaki. Japanese Food.
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.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
Natto
Japanese food glossary.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Green Tea Flavored Rare Cheesecake
A recipe to make green tea flavored rare cheesecake.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
Nyumen
A recipe to make nyumen. Japanese Food.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Stir-fried Pork with Vegetables
A recipe to make stir-fried pork with vegetables.
Takenoko Gohan
A recipe to make rice with bamboo shoots.
Matcha Flavored Cookie
A recipe to make match flavored cookies.
Spaghetti Naporitan
A recipe to make spaghetti naporitan.
Shrimp Gyoza Recipe
A recipe to make shrimp gyoza. Japanese Food.
Mizutaki
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
Takikomi Gohan
A recipe to make takikomi gohan.
Anmitsu
A recipe to make anmitsu. Japanese Food.
Steamed Cake with Anko
A recipe to make steamed cakes with anko filling.
Chicken Curry
A recipe to make chicken curry. Japanese Food.
Chocolates and Valentine's Day in Japan
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
Spinach Gomaae
A recipe to make spinach gomaae.

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