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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.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
How to Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
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.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
How to Make Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
Japanese Vegetable Spring Rolls (Harumaki) are...
Every culture has its version of spring rolls, and the Japanese culture is no different. In Japanese,
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
How to Make Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
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.
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 Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
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 Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
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 Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
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.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
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.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
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.
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.
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.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits. Page 5.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
Norimaki Mochi - Warm, Soft Rice Cakes with...
Norimaki mochi is a traditional Japanese dish of mochi (rice cake) seasoned with a sweet and savory soy glaze, and wrapped in a piece of seaweed.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
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.
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.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Japanese Winter Dishes
A list of popular Japanese winter dishes.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
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.
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.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
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.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
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.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. 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.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Super-Easy Japanese Ground Beef Wontons
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.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
Get Creative! Try Kinako and Vanilla Soy Milk...
Enjoy an easy Japanese beverage of kinako (roasted soy bean flour) and vanilla soy milk latte served either hot or iced.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
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.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Nasu
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 7.
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.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating Japanese food.
10 Best Japanese Dishes and Osechi Ryori to...
10 best Japanese New Year's dishes (osechi ryori) to include for your next celebration.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
Mizutaki
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
Japanese Ingredient Spotlight: What's Kinako?...
Kinako is a Japanese ingredient made of roasted soy bean flour. It has many applications but is primarily used for Japanese desserts or wagashi.
Japanese Rice
A quick guide to Japanese rice. Japanese Food.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Katsuo Dashi
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.
How to Make Tofu Miso Soup
Making tofu miso soup. Japanese Food.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. Japanese Food.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
Ginger Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make ginger flavored dipping sauce recipe.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Rice...
Japanese rice vinegar is a commonly used ingredient in japanese cuisine made from fermented rice or rice wine.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
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.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Kinpira Renkon
Kinpira renkon recipe. 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.
How to Make Temari Sushi
How to make temarizushi. Japanese Food.
How To Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
A Great Japanese Dish for Fall is Mushroom Rice...
Japanese mushroom rice (kinoko gohan or kinokono no takikomi gohan) is a seasonal autumn side dish of rice steamed with seasonings and asian mushrooms.
Onion Salad Dressing
A recipe to make onion flavored salad dressing.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
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.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Takenoko Gohan
A recipe to make rice with bamboo shoots.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
Cabbage Rolls
A recipe for cabbage rolls. Japanese Food.
Nira
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 17.
How to Make Shrimp Sushi
Instructions on how to make nigirizushi.
Satoimo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 8.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
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.
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.
Good Fortune Sushi Rolls
Introduction to fortune rolls. Japanese Food.
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.
Chicken and Egg Soboro Donburi
A recipe to make chicken soboro donburi.
Japanese Spring Dishes
A list of popular Japanese spring dishes.
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.
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