Kare Pan Curry bread Recipe

[caption id="attachment_497" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Curry bread (kare pan)[/caption] A delicious Curry-filling, with a fluffy-chewy texture, plus a crispy Panko breading: this is Japanese curry bread, or Kare Pan and is one of the favorite pieces in Japanese bakeries! If you are a big Fan of Japanese...

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Yatsuhashi: Souvenir Sweets of Kyoto

Yatsuhashi is one of a Japanese confection 'Wagashi'. This yatsuhashi is flavored cinnamon and matcha ( green tea pudding).  It's also known famous souvenir sweets of Kyoto. You can get it at Kyoto station, or the many souvenir shops in Kyoto. It's made from glutinous rice flour, sweet...

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Kyoho Grapes

 Kyoho is an end-of-summer fruit in Japan . There are aromatic flavor and juicy sweetness in it. One of my favorite fruits.

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Mandarin oranges

They are early grown Mandarin oranges. We can eat them at the beginning of autumn in Japan. Mandarin oranges can be peeled easily by hand. They used primarily for eating raw without cooking. The balance of acidity and sweet taste is good.

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Ginnan: Ginkgo Nuts

A ginkgo nut is a seed of a ginkgo tree . We called Ginnan in Japanese. We sometimes look at the menu of ginkgo nuts in the shops of Yakitori.  I often eat ginkgo nuts on the snacks of alcohol and we put ginkgo nuts into chawanmushi ( egg custard steamed in a cup) in Japan. They have a glossy...

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Japanese Haagen Dazs limited edition

I found this Haagen-Dazs Limited Edition the other day. I'm always looking forward to it. This time, I'm most pleased with the apple pie taste . Although I love the brown sugar taste that was sold several years ago, it's not sold lately in Japan. I miss it !

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Japanese Chestnut Recipes

A chestnut is one of the delicious food of autumn. I make chestnut jam and chestnut rice every year at this season. Both of them are ones of my favorite foods.

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Taberu Rayu, edible red chili oil

Taberu Rayu is chili oil with chopped ingredients. Due to its popularity, Taberu Rayu was often in short supply few years ago in Japan. Recently, many kinds of Taberu Rayu are sold. I sometimes would like to eat it very much. It gives a good appetite to us, Because It has a rich spicy flavor...

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Amazake ( sweet mild sake)

Amazake is a sweet non-alcohol Japanese drink. It's made from fermented rice. A lot of nutrients are contained in Amazake. So it may be called the intravenous drip to drink. Amazake is very sweet, but sugar isn't contained. I love this natural sweet taste.

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Inari-zushi: Sushi Wrapped in Fried Bean-curds

This is Inari-Zushi, deep fried bean-curds stuffed with vinegared rice. I often make Inari-Zushi for lunch box. It's really simple and delicious. We need only fried bean-curds and rice. Rice is mainly seasoned with vinegar, And fried bean-curds is boiled with soy sauce, sugar, etc. From it, put the vinegared...

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