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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.
10 Best Tips on How to Eat Japanese Food and...
Tips on How to Begin Eating Your Japanese Meal and Etiquette
How to Make Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.
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.
How to Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
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.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
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 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.
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.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. 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 Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
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.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Japanese Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
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.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
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.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
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.
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.
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.
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 a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
How to Make Boiled Edamame, a Tasty and Healthy...
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.
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.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
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.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
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.
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.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
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.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
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
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.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
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.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
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.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
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.
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.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Delightful Anmitsu Japanese Dessert of Jelly,...
Anmitsu, is a beautiful and scrumptious Japanese dessert with cubes of agar agar jelly, fresh fruits, and sweet red bean paste, all drizzled with syrup.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. 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.
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 Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Japanese Ume Pickles
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.
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.
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.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. 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.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
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.
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 Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
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.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Light Tempura Squid (Ika) Seasoned with...
Tempura squid (ika) is a Japanese dish of battered and deep fried squid.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
How to Make Shrimp Sushi
Instructions on how to make nigirizushi.
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.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
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.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based 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.
Harusame Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing
A recipe to make harusame noodle 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.
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.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
Pretty Inari Purses Filled with Somen Edamame...
Inari somen pockets are inari (abura age) filled with a lightly dressed somen edamame salad. It's simply irresistible and a favorite among kids.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
Don't Miss These Top Summer Obon Festival...
Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 1: Popular Japanese foods commonly found at summer Obon festivals.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
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.
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.
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.
Grill Delicious Japanese Yakitori Chicken and...
Yakitori negima is a popular Japanese dish of skewered grilled chicken and green onion or scallion. It is grilled with a savory teriyaki-style sauce.
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.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
Easy Japanese Style Ketchup Based Pasta...
Spaghetti napolitan, also known as spaghetti naporitan, is a Japanese style pasta dish made with a sauce
Enjoy Soboro Don (Ground Chicken Bowl) for a...
Soboro donburi, also known as soboro don, is a classic Japanese dish of seasoned ground chicken served
Japanese Rice
A quick guide to Japanese rice. Japanese Food.
Yakisoba Sandwich
A recipe to make yakisoba sandwich.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Incorporate Seasonal Ingredients to Rustic...
Takikomi gohan is a traditional Japanese rice dish of seasoned mixed vegetables and rice. Chicken, meat and seafood may also be included.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. 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.
Katsuo Dashi
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.
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.
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.
Mizutaki
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
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.
Easy, No Bake, Matcha Green Tea Cheesecake with...
Matcha green tea cheesecake is an elegant, creamy Japanese dessert with a sweet graham cracker crumb
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.

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