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Japanese Food: Most Popular Articles

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7 Foods Served in a Traditional Japanese...
Describes a traditional Japanese-style breakfast.
The Quickest, Easiest Tempura Batter
How to make tempura batter. Japanese Food.
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 Prepare Beef Sukiyaki, a Japanese...
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.
Easy No-Bake Japanese Rare Cheesecake
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.
Tentsuyu: A Simple Recipe for Tempura Dipping...
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 5.
How to Make Gari, the Pickled Ginger Served...
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.
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.
What Is Dashi? The Basics on Japanese Soup Stock
Information about dashi, Japanese soup stock.
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Yaki Udon: Simple Yet Satisfying Japanese Stir...
Yaki udon is a dish of Japanese thick wheat udon noodles stir-fried with vegetables. Chicken, beef, or seafood may be added as desired.
All about Mirin, a Sweet Japanese Condiment
Information on mirin. Japanese Food.
Embrace Fall with Roasted Kabocha Squash with a...
Easy, delicious fall dish of roasted Japanese kabocha squash with sea salt, paprika, and a drizzle of olive oil. Also a great Thanksgiving side dish.
How to Make Teriyaki Sauce With Just 3...
A recipe for teriyaki sauce. Japanese Food.
How to Make Japanese Fried Noodles with Meat...
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.
How to Make Apple Rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.
Umami Packed Kabocha Kinpira (Sauteed Japanese...
Kinpira kabocha is a Japanese dish of sauteed kabocha squash seasoned with savory and sweet flavors from soy sauce and mirin.
How to Make Onigiri, Japanese Rice Balls
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.
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.
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.
A Basic Recipe for Okayu, Japanese Rice Porridge
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.
How to Make Kappamaki, Cucumber Sushi Rolls
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.
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.
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Japanese Teriyaki...
A recipe to make teriyaki chicken.
A Recipe for Gyudon, Simmered Beef on Steamed...
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.
Make Scrumptious Omurice, Japanese Omelet and...
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to Make Miso Ramen Soup With This Easy...
A simple recipe to make miso ramen.
Makings of a Japanese Meal - All You Need to...
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal
3 Tips for Holding Chopsticks Properly
Explains how to hold chopsticks.
10 Best Tips on How to Eat Japanese Food and...
Tips on How to Begin Eating Your Japanese Meal and Etiquette
Japanese Winter Dishes
A list of popular Japanese winter dishes.
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.
Introduction to Japanese Food
Describes some characteristics of Japanese food.
A Super-Simple Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.
How to Make Tamagoyaki, a Japanese Rolled Omelet
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.
Everything You Need to Know About Mochi or...
Mochi, or rice cake, is a Japanese food and ingredient made of steamed rice that is pounded into a thick and chewy solid rice cake.
Japanese Clam Soup is a Wonderful Way to Start...
A simple yet classic Japanese clear soup of short-neck clams is not only delicious but is easy to make with very few ingredients. It's a wonderful way to start any Japanese meal.
How to Make Katsudon: Rice Topped with...
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.
8 Favorite Japanese Bento Lunch Box Dishes
A list of popular dishes for bento.
Learn to Make Takoyaki, Japanese Octopus Balls
A recipe to make takoyaki. Japanese Food.
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.
An Easy Recipe for California Rolls
A recipe to make california roll.
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.
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.
What Is Sunomono? An Intro to Japanese...
Describes what sunomono is. Japanese Food.
How to Make Delicious Spicy Tuna Rolls
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.
How to Make Mitarashi Kushi Dango, Skewered...
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango
Make Japanese Custard Pudding for a Sweet and...
A recipe to make custard pudding.
Ohagi (Botamochi)
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.
Green Tea Kasutera
A recipe to make matcha flavored kasutera.
How to Make Japanese Kinpira Gobo: Braised...
Kinpira gobo recipe. Japanese Food.
How to Make Your Own Japanese Kabayaki Sauce...
A recipe to make kabayaki sauce.
How Do You Make Steamed Rice? A Simple Recipe
A recipe to make steamed rice. Japanese Food.
Chawanmushi: A Recipe for Steamed Japanese...
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.
8 Best Tips for Drinking Sake
Best tips for drinking sake; what is sake (Japanese rice wine), how is it made, alcohol content, and how to pronounce sake.
Ideas for a Potluck
A list of Japanese-style dishes for a potluck.
How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.
7 Easy Japanese Dishes You Can Make at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.
How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu: A Recipe with...
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.
Pan-fried Rice Cakes
A recipe to make pan-fried rice cakes.
Try an Easy Zucchini Side Dish Garnished with...
A light and healthful vegetable side dish with a unique Japanese twist is sauted zucchini rounds garnished
Chicken Tatsuta-age
A recipe to make chicken tatsutaage.
What Is Ramen?
A guide to ramen in Japan. Japanese Food.
Nanohana no Karashiae
A recipe to make nanohana no karashiae.
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.
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.
Tender Braised Japanese Daikon is Bursting at...
Simmered or braised dishes, or “ nimono ” are a staple in Japanese cuisine. Vegetables or fish, or a
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.
Your Guide to Making Tempura Shrimp
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.
Making Udon Noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.
Grilled Shishamo (Smelt): For a Great, Easy...
Shishamo, or komochi shishamo, is a salt water fish grilled and eaten in Japanese cuisine. It is often found on Japanese izakaya (tapas) restaurant menus.
How to Make Daifuku, a Japanese Cake, with Anko...
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.
What Is Japanese Teriyaki?
Describes what teriyaki is. Japanese Food.
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.
Simple Japanese Pork Fried Rice Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.
Sushi Cake
Sushi cake recipe. Japanese Food.
Make an Easy Bento with Five Tips for Packing a...
How to Make Bento: Five Easy Tips for Packing a Great Lunch. Information on bento boxes, bento accessories, what to pack in a bento.
An Easy Recipe for Delectable Matcha Green Tea...
A recipe to make matcha ice cream.
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.
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.
BEST List of Japanese Condiment Essentials
Best list of Japanese condiments essential to every kitchen. Descriptions and photos of Japanese condiments.
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.
How to Make Tofu Miso Soup
Instructions on how to make miso soup with tofu.
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.
Make Agedashi Dofu: Deep-Fried Tofu in a...
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
Coffee Jelly
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.
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.
Don't Miss These Top Summer Obon Festival...
Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 1: Popular Japanese foods commonly found at summer Obon festivals.
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 6.
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
How to Make Japanese Breaded Deep-Fried Pork...
A recipe to make tonkatsu pork cutlet.
How to Make Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.
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.
Okaka Onigiri
A recipe to make katsuobushi flavored rice balls.
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 Sauteed Pork Curry with Rice with...
A recipe to make pork curry with rice.
Sweet Green Tea Sauce
A recipe to make sweet green tea sauce.
Easily Make Dried Hachiya Persimmons (Hoshigaki...
Dried Hachiya persimmons (hoshigaki) can easily be made at home by hanging them in the sun. It's a great way to enjoy the otherwise astringent (shibugaki) persimmons.
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna
Stir-fried Cabbage with Tuna Japanese Food.
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.
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.
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.
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 Simmered Meat and Potatoes with...
A recipe to make simmered meat and potatoes.
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.
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.
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.
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.
A Simple Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.
Kabocha Squash Soup is an Easy and Creamy Dish...
Kabocha soup is and easy dish made of Japanese kabocha squash or pumpkin and simple ingredients. It's popular in the fall when kabocha is in season.
A Fall Favorite in Japan: Kaki Fry (Breaded and...
Kaki fry are Japanese breaded and deep fried oysters served with lemon, tartar sauce or tonkatsu sauce. It's in season late autumn through winter.
Japanese Stir Fried Pork Slices in Ginger Soy...
Pork slices are marinated in ginger-flavored sauce and stir-fried.
Cabbage Rolls: Ground Pork Wrapped in Cabbage...
Basic Japanese cabbage roll recipe with pork filling wrapped in cooked cabbage leaves and served in a clear chicken broth soup.
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.
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.
A collection of pictures of vegetables found in Japan. Page 4.
Learn How to Make Onigirazu Rice Ball...
How to Make Onigirazu Step 1: Place Rice on Dried Seaweed (Nori)
Easy Recipe for Making Healthier Ground Beef...
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-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.
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.
The origin of Kasutera is believed to have come from Portuguese missionaries who introduced European sweets to Nagasaki.
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 recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.
Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fruits
A recipe to make a sponge cake with whipped cream.
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 a Refreshing Cucumber and Wakame...
A recipe to make cucumber and seaweed salad.
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.
Make an Impressive Japanese Style Parfait in No...
How to make a Japanese style parfait with tips and ideas.
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.
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.
Katsuo Dashi
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.
A Flavorful Ginger Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make ginger salad dressing.
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.
Persimmon (Kaki)
Pictures of fruits found in Japan. Page 3.
Japanese Rice
A quick guide to Japanese rice. Japanese Food.

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