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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.
Good Fortune Sushi Rolls
Introduction to fortune rolls. Japanese Food.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
How to Make Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
Japanese Food - Search Results
Having trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
Quick and Healthful Japanese Side Dish of...
Japanese kale kobachi is an easy to prepare, small side dish of sauteed kale lightly seasoned with traditional
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
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.
Easy to Prepare Authentic Japanese Teriyaki...
Easy to prepare homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce is sweet and savory and perfect for use with chicken, beef, and seafood, or other asian dishes.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
How to Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Easily Make Futomaki (Fat Sushi Rolls Filled...
Futomaki are thick Japanese sushi rolls primarily filled with vegetables. They're known for their beautiful presentation and well-balanced flavor.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. 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.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Easy Tempura Udon Noodles in a Hot Broth;...
Tempura udon is a classic Japanese dish of thick wheat noodles (udon) in a savory hot broth with crisp pieces of tempura vegetables and shrimp.
How to Make Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
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.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
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.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Everything You Need to Know About Mochi or...
Mochi, or rice cake, is a Japanese food and ingredient made of steamed rice that is pounded into a thick and chewy solid rice cake.
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.
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.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
What in the World is Japanese Onigirazu? Find...
What is Japanese onigirazu? Onigirazu is a type of Japanese rice ball (onigiri) that can be prepared quickly, with various fillings, and is almost like a rice ball sandwich.
Tender Braised Japanese Daikon is Bursting at...
Simmered or braised dishes, or “ nimono ” are a staple in Japanese cuisine. Vegetables or fish, or a
Most Basic Way of Enjoying Natto (Fermented Soy...
Natto is a traditional Japanese health food of fermented soy beans. It has a strong flavor and odor, and a slimy texture. It is known to be protein rich.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
Next Time, Make Tuna Salad Sushi Rolls Instead...
Japanese sushi rolls filled with American style canned tuna salad and wrapped in rice and seaweed. Use a favorite tuna salad recipe with this sushi.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Best List of Japanese Mochi (Rice Cake) Recipes
Best Japanese Mochi Recipes - Comprehensive List of Best Rice Cake Recipes
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
10 Best Tips on How to Eat Japanese Food and...
Tips on How to Begin Eating Your Japanese Meal and Etiquette
An Easy Recipe for Homemade Japanese Green Tea...
Green tea ice cream is a popular Japanese ice cream flavor and perfect as a sweet and refreshing dessert
Celebrate Japanese Setsubun: Roast Soy Beans...
Easy roasted soy bean recipe for celebrating Japanese Setsubun, the beginning of spring. It is also ceremonious to toss roasted soybeans on this occasion for good luck.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
How to Make Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
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.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
Make Homemade Shu Cream, Japanese Cream Puffs...
Shu cream is a Japanese puff pastry filled with a sweet delectable cream, and gently dusted with powdered sugar. Try this simple recipe to make at home.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
Japanese Autumn Harvest Moon Festival - Food...
Overview of tsukimi (o-tsukimi), the Japanese autumn harvest moon festival. Information regarding customs and festival foods including tsukimi dango.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
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.
Nanohana no Karashiae
A recipe to make nanohana no karashiae.
Easily Prepare Cooked Shrimp for Japanese...
Detailed Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Prepare Cooked Shrimp for Use inJapanese Nigiri Sushi.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
Tonkatsu, or pork cutlet, is a Japanese dish of pork filet that is breaded in panko bread crumbs and
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
7 Best Japanese Recipes for Kabocha Squash
7 Best Japanese Kabocha Squash Recipes is a list of Japanese recipes that highlight kabocha as an ingredient.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
How to Make Delicious Spicy Tuna Rolls
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
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.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
Learn How to Make Onigirazu Rice Ball...
How to Make Onigirazu Step 1: Place Rice on Dried Seaweed (Nori)
Make Simple Makuzushi Japanese Sushi Rolls for...
Makizushi are small Japanese sushi rolls filled with vegetables (cucumber, pickles) or sashimi (raw fish) such as tuna or salmon with cream cheese.
Easy Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Wings that...
Slow cooker teriyaki chicken wings are braised with a simple teriyaki sauce in the slow cooker for three hours. The meat is fall-off-the-bone tender and juicy.
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
Easy Recipe for Making Healthier Ground Beef...
Ground beef filled wontons are great as a snack or meal, and always a hit as finger food for parties. It's also a popular Japanese obon festival food in the West.
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.
Comforting Udon Noodles Simmered in a Miso...
Miso udon soup (miso nikomi udon) is a Japanese dish of udon noodles simmered in a miso broth with vegetables, protein, chicken or ingredients to taste.
Festive Star-Shaped Sweet Red Bean Dumplings...
Festive star-shaped red bean dumplings, a wonderful Japanese-influenced dessert of sweet red beans in a gyoza wrapper and fried. Perfect for holidays.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
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 Winter Dishes
A list of popular Japanese winter dishes.
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.
Try Kamaboko "Sashimi Style" with Soy Sauce and...
Kamaboko sashimi is a style of eating sliced Japanese fish cake dipped in soy sauce and spicy wasabi, similar to to how raw fish sashimi is enjoyed.
Easy to Prepare Japanese Curry with Vegetables
Simple and easy to prepare Japanese curry with grilled vegetables and served with rice.
Spice Up Dinner with this Easy Spicy Tuna...
Spicy tuna donburi, or don, is Japanese dish of spicy tuna sashimi served atop a bowl of steamed rice or sushi rice.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Make an Impressive Japanese Style Parfait in No...
How to make a Japanese style parfait with tips and ideas.
Hearty Japanese Enoki and Shiitake Mushroom...
Japanese mushroom soup is a hearty soup made with enoki and shiitake mushrooms, glass noodles, and Welsh onions. It's seasoned with soy sauce and sake.
Yaki Udon: Simple Yet Satisfying Japanese Stir...
Yaki udon is a dish of Japanese thick wheat udon noodles stir-fried with vegetables. Chicken, beef, or seafood may be added as desired.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Enjoy Easy Japanese Manju Steamed Cake Filled...
Manju is a traditional Japanese dessert or wagashi of individually steamed cakes filled with a sweet red bean filling.
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.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna 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.
Hearty Japanese Cream Stew with Chicken and...
Japanese cream stew has a cream broth, chicken, carrots, potatoes, onions and broccoli. It is a popular dish enjoyed at home and also served at restaurants.
Chilled Mizu Yokan (Red Bean Jelly), A...
Mizu yokan is a chilled Japanese dessert made of red (or white) bean jelly. With this recipe, it can easily be made at home . It is popular in summer.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
Spicy Edamame is an Exciting Alternative to...
Fiery appetizer of savory and spicy edamame seasoned with garlic, sesame oil, chili oil and Japanese 7-chili pepper spices.
Invigorating Raw Kale Goma-ae Salad with...
Raw kale gommae salad is lacinato kale massaged with sesame oil, then seasoned with a homemade Japanese roasted black sesame dressing.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
Rice Cakes Seasoned with Black Sesame Seeds are...
Goma mochi is Japanese rice cake that is warmed and then coated with roasted and ground black sesame (kurogoma) and white sesame (goma).
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Delicious Japanese Shrimp Gyoza (Potstickers)...
Shrimp gyoza (Japanese potstickers or dumplings) is a potsticker with a shrimp and vegetable filling that is pan fried and served with citrus soy sauce.
Don't Buy 'Em! Make Homemade Rice Crackers...
Okaki, are Japanese rice crackers which are frequently found for sale in the snack aisles of Japanese
Japanese Cafe Classic: Ebi Fry, or Breaded and...
Ebi fry, is a popular Japanese dish of shrimp that is breaded and deep fried and served with tonkatsu
Classic Recipe for Japanese Braised Pork Belly...
Buta no kakuni, or Japanese braised pork belly, is a classic dish packed with umami. The pork is slow cooked with soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Love Seafood? Try Japanese Baked Dynamite
Delicious and rich Japanese restaurant-style dynamite appetizer in individual cups made with mixed seafood and topped with masago (capelin roe) caviar.
Don't Miss These Top Summer Obon Festival...
Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 1: Popular Japanese foods commonly found at summer Obon festivals.
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.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Pillowy Soft Mini Sweet Mochi (Rice Cake) Bites
Chi chi dango is a Japanese dessert of bite-sized mochi (rice cake) that is pillowy soft and sweetened with sugar and coconut milk.
8 Best Tips for Drinking Sake
Best tips for drinking sake; what is sake (Japanese rice wine), how is it made, alcohol content, and how to pronounce sake.
Make Delicious and Easy Japanese Chicken Curry...
Delicious and easy chicken curry recipe that uses a pre-packaged roux to minimize cooking time. This Japanese style curry is packed with spices and flavor.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Sweet, Soft and Chewy Matcha Mochi Bars are...
Matcha mochi bars are squares of matcha green tea flavored rice cake bars that are sweet, chewy, sticky, with a very thin and light crunchy crust.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. 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.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
Japanese Rice
A quick guide to Japanese rice. 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.
Soba Salad
A recipe to make soba salad. 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.
Easy and Refreshing Daikon Radish and Sunomono...
Easy daikon radish and cucumber sunomono salad is a traditional Japanese salad dressed with rice vinegar, sugar, and salt. Perfect as a side dish or appetizer.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Japanese Ingredient Spotlight on Kamaboko (Fish...
Japanese Ingredient Spotlight on an Essential Food: Kamaboko, or Fish Cake. Fish is Steamed and Prepared into Colorful Cylindrical Cakes and Sliced.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Pork
A recipe for bean sprouts and pork stir fry.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Japanese-Style Beef Skewers Grilled to Perfection
Sophisticated dish of Japanese skewered beef or kushiyaki with bold Asian flavors bursting with savory and sweet goodness. Perfect for grilling season.
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.
How to Make Octopus Weiners for Bento
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus weiners for bento lunch boxes.
Easy Japanese Beef and Vegetable Rice Bowl with...
Yakiniku donburi is a Japanese rice bowl dish of sauteed beef and vegetables served over a bed of rice and garnished with sesame seeds.
Everything You Need to Know About Japanese...
Chimaki is a Japanese dumpling filled with various ingredients and often served on Children's Day.
How to Make Tofu Miso Soup
Instructions on how to make miso soup with tofu.

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