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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.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
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.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
How to Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
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.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
What's the Difference Between Tarako, Mentaiko,...
Japanese Food Spotlight: Tarako, Mentaiko, and Karashi Mentaiko (Cod Roe); What It Is and How to Cook It.
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.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
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.
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 Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
Warm-Up with Sui Gyoza, Boiled Japanese Dumplings
Sui gyoza is a Japanese gyoza dumpling that is boiled, then served with a simple dipping sauce of ponzu (citrus soy sauce) and spices.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. 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.
Try These 10 Best Dishes for Hosting a Japanese...
10 great Japanese dishes for easily hosting a Japanese Girls’ Day, or Hinamatsuri party lunch. With these recipes you'll be sure to impress any crowd.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
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 Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
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 Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
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.
BEST List of Japanese Condiment Essentials
Best list of Japanese condiments essential to every kitchen. Descriptions and photos of Japanese condiments.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
Try a Uniquely Japanese Dish of Spicy Konnyaku...
Spicy konnyaku is a Japanese dish of bite-sized yam cake seasoned with shichimi togarashi (7-spice chili) and braised in a oil-free dashi broth.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
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.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home. Page 2.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
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 Spring Dishes
A list of popular Japanese spring dishes.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
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.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. 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.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
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 Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
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.
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.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Don't Miss The Best List of Pantry Essentials...
Comprehensive list of Japanese pantry items essential for cooking Japanese food. Easily make home cooked Japanese meals by starting with a well-stocked kitchen.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Katsuo Dashi
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.
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.
Enjoy an Appetizer of Japanese Tsukune Yakitori...
Japanese chicken meatballs skewers, or tsukune yakitori, is a very popular dish. It is seasoned with a light teriyaki sauce and served as an appetizer, snack or meal.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
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.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
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.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
Japanese Rice
A quick guide to Japanese rice. Japanese Food.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Shhhh... Shortcut Secrets to Making Easy Inari...
Inari sushi are football-shaped sushi of mixed (gomoku) sushi rice or plain sushi rice stuffed into seasoned fried bean curd pouches (inari age).
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. 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.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating Japanese food.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
Natto
Japanese food glossary.
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.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
How to Make Shrimp Sushi
Instructions on how to make nigirizushi.
Nanohana no Karashiae
A recipe to make nanohana no karashiae.
Ingredient Spotlight: Japanese Soy Sauce...
Japanese soy sauce is a condiment, and an ingredient which is used in Japanese cooking.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
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.
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 Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
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.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. Japanese Food.
Nira
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 17.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Kinpira Renkon
Kinpira renkon recipe. Japanese Food.
Mizutaki
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
Vegetable Pictures
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan.
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
Making tofu miso soup. Japanese Food.
Sweet Green Tea Sauce
A recipe to make sweet green tea sauce.
How to Make Temari Sushi
How to make temarizushi. Japanese Food.
Cold Somen
Boiled and chilled somen (thin wheat noodles) are served with dipping soup and various toppings. It's a popular summer meal.
Nasu
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 7.
Curry with Vegetables
A recipe to make vegetable curry.

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