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Japanese Food: Most Popular Articles

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The Quickest, Easiest Tempura Batter
How to make tempura batter. Japanese Food.
How to Make Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.
7 Foods Served in a Traditional Japanese...
Describes a traditional Japanese-style breakfast.
Perfect your summer BBQ with miso salmon steaks...
Gilled miso marinated salmon steaks bursting with savory sweet umami flavor.
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
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 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 Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
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.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce with Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
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.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup with This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
How to Make Delicious Spicy Tuna Rolls
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
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 a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
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 beef skewers, or kushiyaki bursting...
Sophisticated dish of Japanese skewered beef or kushiyaki with bold Asian flavors bursting with savory and sweet goodness. Perfect for grilling season.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Flavorful & simple summer chilled appetizer...
Chilled yaki nasu or grilled Japanese eggplant is a delicious and quick summer dish that can easily be incorporated into your Japanese meal.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
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 Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
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.
Makings of a Japanese meal - all you need to...
Introduction to a traditional Japanese meal and what to expect.
Crunchy on the outside, cakey on the inside...
Okinawa dango is a favorite summer dessert at Japanese Obon festivals and is a cake-like donut hole that is garnished with sweet powder sugar.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
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 Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer 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.
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.
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.
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.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
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.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
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.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. 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.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Miso pickled Japanese myoga ginger: fabulous...
White miso pickled Japanese myoga ginger is a simple yet refreshing summer side dish that is bursting with sweet, savory, and vinegary goodness.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
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.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
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.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
Japanese Noodles Pictures
A collection of pictures of Japanese noodles.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. Japanese Food.
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.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
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.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Easy to make miso marinade with unlimited...
Easy to make miso marinade with unlimited applications!
Green Tea Flavored Rare Cheesecake
A recipe to make green tea flavored rare cheesecake.
Making Temakizushi
Instructions on how to prepare for a temakizushi meal at home.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
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.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
Easy and delicious Japanese mixed rice (maze...
Edamame mixed rice, or Japanese maze gohan, is a simple yet delicious brown rice bursting with edamame, nametake (seasoned mushrooms), and seaweed.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Chicken and Egg Soboro Donburi
A recipe to make chicken soboro donburi.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
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.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
How To Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Green Tea Flavored Chocolate Balls
A recipe to make green tea flavored chocolate balls.
Ujikintoki Kakigori
A recipe to make ujikintoki kakigori .
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
Tuna Salad Roll
A recipe to make tuna salad rolls.
Curry with Vegetables
A recipe to make vegetable curry.
Potato Salad
A recipe to make a potato salad with colorful ingredients.
Popular Japanese restaurant-style Dynamite...
Delicious and rich Japanese restaurant-style dynamite appetizer in individual cups made with mixed seafood and topped with masago (capelin roe) caviar.
Tarako/Mentaiko Spaghetti Recipe
Tarako or mentaiko is marinated cod roe commonly served with steamed rice in Japan. It goes with spaghetti as well.
Futomaki
A recipe to make futomaki. 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.
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.
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 Ume Pickles
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.
Steamed Cake with Anko
A recipe to make steamed cakes with anko filling.
Harusame Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing
A recipe to make harusame noodle salad.
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.
Hiyayakko
A recipe to make hiyayakko. Japanese Food.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Buta-no-Kakuni
It's a recipe to make butano kakuni.
Tofu
Introduces you to Japanese tofu.
Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
A recipe to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
Matcha Kanten Shiratama
A recipe to make matcha shiratama anmitsu dessert.
Natto
Japanese food glossary.
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