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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.
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.
How to Make Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
How to Make Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of 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 Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. 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.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. 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.
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.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
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.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. 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.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
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.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. 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.
Change It Up with Teriyaki SPAM Musubi...
Teriyaki SPAM musubi is teriyaki seasoned SPAM, sandwiched between layers of furikake (rice seasoning) and rice. Great for snacks and bento lunches!
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. 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.
Bring Autumn to Your Kitchen with Persimmon...
Update an otherwise traditional Japanese cucumber sunomono salad with seasonal persimmon and yuzu, and enjoy autumn flavors at its best.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
Dorayaki
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
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.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Japanese Winter Dishes
A list of popular Japanese winter dishes.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
Simple, Elegant Japanese Chicken Meatball Soup...
Japanese chicken meatball (tsukune) soup is a clear chicken broth with simple yet flavorful meatballs with a hint of soy sauce and ginger.
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.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
How to Make a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
Go Meatless with Japanese Tofu Steak and Asian...
Japanese style tofu steak is pan fried tofu topped with a savory Asian mushroom medley of shiitake, maitake, shimeji and enoki mushrooms.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. Japanese Food.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. 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.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. 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.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. 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.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi. Page 2.
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
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.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
How to Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Eggplant with Miso
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Try these Easy Flavorful Teriyaki Chicken...
Teriyaki chicken tsukune or meatballs are a commonly enjoyed dish in Japan. These are typically seasoned with a sweet and savory teriyaki-style sauce.
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.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
Pumpkin Croquette
Kabocha, or Japanese winter pumpkin (squash), is a staple in Japanese cuisine. Kabocha croquette is a flavorful fall dish made with simple ingredients.
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.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating Japanese food.
Shio Koji Salmon
One of the easiest ways to introduce Japanese shio koji (fermented salt and rice) is as a marinade for fish. Simply marinate salmon filets with a few
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
Nabeyaki Udon Noodle with Fresh Spinach and...
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.
Quick and Easy Seafood Chirashi Sushi
Not all Japanese dishes need to be made from scratch. Learn about a popular shortcut to making sushi rice using pre made sushi seasoning and enjoy a delicious
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.
Shio Koji Asparagus
Japanese Shio Koji Asparagus
Simmered Bamboo Shoots (Takenoko No Nimono)
Bamboo shoots, or takenoko, are a popular springtime vegetable in Japanese cuisine. It's not as difficult as it seems to cook with bamboo shoots, and a simple
Shrimp Gyoza Recipe
A recipe to make shrimp gyoza. Japanese Food.
Ingredient Spotlight: Shio Koji
Shio Koji. Japanese Food.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
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.
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.
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.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
Mizutaki
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
Celebrate Autumn with Japanese Pumpkin Mochi...
Pumpkin mochi is a Japanese rice cake that melds pumpkin, spices and cinnamon for a delicious Asian twist on a classic pumpkin pie inspired dessert.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
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.
Curry with Vegetables
A recipe to make vegetable curry.
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.
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
Natto
Japanese food glossary.
Kinpira Renkon
Kinpira renkon recipe. Japanese Food.
Kombu and Katsuo Dashi
It's a soup stock made from kombu and katsuobushi.
Tuna Salad Roll
A recipe to make tuna salad rolls.
Kabocha Soup
A recipe to make kabocha soup. 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.
Cabbage Rolls
A recipe for cabbage rolls. Japanese Food.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Yudofu
A recipe to make yudofu. 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.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
Nasu
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 7.
Harusame Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing
A recipe to make harusame noodle salad.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
How to Make Shrimp Sushi
Instructions on how to make nigirizushi.
Japanese Autumn Dishes
A list of popular Japanese autumn dishes.
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).
Matsutake Gohan
A recipe to make seasoned rice with matsutake.
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