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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.
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 Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
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.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
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 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.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
How to Make Delicious Spicy Tuna Rolls
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
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.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
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.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. 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.
How to Make Chilled Green Tea Soba Noodles
“Cha soba” is a thin Japanese soba noodle infused with green tea or “ocha”, made of buckwheat flour or “soba-ko”, wheat flour or “komugi-ko”, green tea.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
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.
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.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
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.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. 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.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Introduction to a traditional Japanese meal and what to expect.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
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.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
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.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Delicious Japanese Avocado Wontons with Apricot...
Avocado wontons are fried gyoza wrappers with a filling of fresh chopped avocados and apricot soy dipping sauce. A great appetizer for the summer.
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.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
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.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
Simple Yet Elegant Japanese Mountain Yam...
Nagaimo (Japanese mountain yam) salad is an elegant appetizer of raw, crisp yam that can be prepared quickly and is served with soy sauce and simple garnishes.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
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.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
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.
Making Temakizushi
Instructions on how to prepare for a temakizushi meal at home.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
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.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
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.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. 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.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating 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.
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.
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.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
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.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
How To Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
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.
Curry with Vegetables
A recipe to make vegetable curry.
Japanese Noodles Pictures
A collection of pictures of Japanese noodles.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. 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.
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.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
Green Tea Flavored Rare Cheesecake
A recipe to make green tea flavored rare cheesecake.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Hiyayakko
A recipe to make hiyayakko. 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.
Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
A recipe to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
Ujikintoki Kakigori
A recipe to make ujikintoki kakigori .
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Matcha Kanten Shiratama
A recipe to make matcha shiratama anmitsu dessert.
Crunchy on the Outside, Soft 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.
Natto
Japanese food glossary.
Chicken Curry
A recipe to make chicken curry. Japanese Food.
Tuna Salad Roll
A recipe to make tuna salad rolls.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Tarako/Mentaiko Spaghetti Recipe
Tarako or mentaiko is marinated cod roe commonly served with steamed rice in Japan. It goes with spaghetti as well.
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.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
Tofu
Introduces you to Japanese tofu.
Cabbage Rolls
A recipe for cabbage rolls. Japanese Food.
Basic Tips for Using Donabe
Here are some basic tips for using donabe.
Umami Packed Broiled Shio Koji Salmon
Salmon marinated and tenderized in shio koji, a Japanese fermented ingredient packed with umami.
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.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
Kinpira Renkon
Kinpira renkon recipe. Japanese Food.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Japanese Autumn Dishes
A list of popular Japanese autumn dishes.
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