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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 Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
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.
What's Tempura, and How Can You Make It?
Introduction to Japanese tempura.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
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.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
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.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
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.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
Gobo
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Basic Types of Japanese Sushi
Introduction to Japanese sushi. Japanese Food.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
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.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
How to Make a Japanese Rice Bowl with Chicken...
A recipe to make oyakodon. 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.
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 Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. 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.
How to Make Panfried Gyoza
A recipe to make pan-fried gyoza.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. 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.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Easy to Prepare Chilled Japanese Wheat Noodles...
Hiyashi tanuki udon is a cold Japanese noodle dish of wheat noodles garnished with tenkasu (agedama), or small crunchy bits of fried tempura batter.
What Are Udon Noodles, and How Are They Served?
Information on udon noodles. 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.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. 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.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
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.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
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.
Chirashizushi
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
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 a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
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.
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.
Tsukemen: Japanese Dipping Noodles with Toppings
A recipe to make tsukemen noodles.
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
Kakiage
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Introduction to a traditional Japanese meal and what to expect.
Beautiful Japanese Egg Garnish (Kinshi Tamago)...
Kinshi tamago is a Japanese garnish of finely shredded pieces of usuyaki tamago, which is a very thin egg crepe or omelette.
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.
Kasutera
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
Nigiri-zushi
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.
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.
Tekkamaki
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.
Japanese Honey Butter Toast with Ice Cream
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.
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.
Making Temakizushi
Instructions on how to prepare for a temakizushi meal at home.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
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.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Japanese Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Zaru Soba
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
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.
Anko
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Edamame
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
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.
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 Drink Sake
Tips for Drinking Sake. Japanese Food.
Japanese Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
How To Eat Japanese Food
Here are some tips for eating 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.
Potato Korokke
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
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 Make Japanese Miso Soup in 6 Easy Steps
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.
Try this Shortcut for a Quick and Delicious...
Quick and easy seafood chirashi sushi recipe using a popular short cut for sushi rice
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 Summer Dishes
A list of Japanese summer dishes.
Shu Cream
A recipe to make shu cream. Japanese Food.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
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
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.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp. Page 4.
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.
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.
Japanese Noodles Pictures
A collection of pictures of Japanese noodles.
Mizu-Yokan
A recipe to make mizuyokan. 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.
Chicken Cream Stew
A recipe to make Japanese-style chicken cream stew.
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
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.
Ingredient Spotlight: Shio Koji
Shio Koji. 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
Yosenabe
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
Shio Koji Asparagus
Japanese Shio Koji Asparagus
Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
A recipe to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.
Do People Give Chocolates for Valentine's Day...
An introduction to Japanese Valentine's Day.
Cucumber and Daikon Salad
A recipe to make cucumber and daikon salad.
Basic Salad Dressing
A recipe for basic soy sauce based salad dressing.
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.
Ujikintoki Kakigori
A recipe to make ujikintoki kakigori .
Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.
How to Make Temari Sushi
How to make temarizushi. 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.
Hiyayakko
A recipe to make hiyayakko. Japanese Food.
Tsukimi
About tsukimi moon viewing. Japanese Food.
Negi
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
Curry with Vegetables
A recipe to make vegetable curry.
Japanese Autumn Dishes
A list of popular Japanese autumn dishes.
Chicken and Egg Soboro Donburi
A recipe to make chicken soboro donburi.
Umami Packed Broiled Shio Koji Salmon
Salmon marinated and tenderized in shio koji, a Japanese fermented ingredient packed with umami.
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.
Harusame Salad with Soy Sauce Dressing
A recipe to make harusame noodle salad.
Green Tea Flavored Chocolate Balls
A recipe to make green tea flavored chocolate balls.
Fresh and New Japanese Recipes for Spring!
A collection of fresh spring Japanese recipes.
Nasu
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 7.
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