Oden, Japanese hotchpotch Soup Recipe

Oden, Japanese hotchpotch is one of a Japanese winter dish. A variety of ingredients are boiled well slowly, calmly seasoned with soy flavored dashi.  Dashi is a soup stock, and It\'s an important element of seasoning. Dashi broth for Oden (Japanese hotchpotch) There are several types...

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Crisp Chicken Karaage, Japanese Fried Chicken Recipe

Karaage is Japanese fried chicken, also known as Tatsutaage. Karaage is a very popular food from adults to children for a main dish at home, appetizer, lunch Bento. We can enjoy the crisp outside texture and juicy and soft inside taste. They have a nice golden brown color and a tantalizing...

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Sakura Onigiri (Cherry Blossom Rice Balls) Recipe

Onigiri (rice balls)  Japanese onigiri (rice balls) are simple and casual foods made from hot rice. They are popular foods from children to adults in Japan. People usually eat rice balls for breakfast, Bento (lunch box), or snack. You can buy them at the convenience stores, some supermarkets and specialized...

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Sakuracha: Japanese Cherry Blossom Tea

  About Sakura (cherry blossoms) in Japan Sakura (cherry blossoms) is a special flower for many Japanese people. There is a custom of Hanami (viewing the cherry blossoms) during the season of Sakura bloom coming all over Japan from the end of march to early May. And people also enjoy Sakura...

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Sakura Flavored Pink Salts Recipe

   Sakura (cherry blossoms)flavored salts are made by Sakuracha (edible salt pickled cherry blossoms), and it has a cherry blossom's sweet smell. I used on Tempura (deep fried foods), rice balls, sprinkle over fish, steamed vegetables, noodles, and the other. We can enjoy Sakura flavor...

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Chashu (Roasted Pork Fillet) Recipe

  Chashu is one of my favorite Ramen topping. It tastes tender and flavorful every bite. Chashu is eaten as an appetizer, other noodles's topping (Hiyashi-Chuka), fried rice's topping, and sandwich topping. It also goes well with rice, so I sometimes use it for Donburi topping or Onigiri...

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Iri-tamago (Japanese scrambled eggs) Recipe

  Iri-tamago is a Japanese scrambled egg, also called Soboro. They looks similar to scrambled egg, but a slightly different. Making Iri-Tamago doesn't need oil, and they look small grain of the egg. Iri-tamago is used for a colorful topping as Domburi rice, lunch, Bento box, on fried...

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Tamagoyaki & Dashimaki Tamago (Japanese Rolled Omelet) Recipe

Tamagoyaki is Japanese omelet, also called Atsuyaki Tamago that made of eggs, sugar, and soy sauce. It tastes a little bit salty-sweet. Dashimaki Tamago is just like Tamagoyaki, but the ingredients and taste are a little different. Dashimaki Tamago tastes dashi flavor, and It's softer than Tamagoyaki....

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Uni: Japanese Sea Urchin

  Sea Urchin is called Uni, and It's very popular as sushi, sashimi and donburi in Japan. There are mainly two types of Uni as Bafun-Uni (intermediate sea urchin) and Murasaki-Uni (naked sea urchin) are eaten. Both of them are glossy orange or yellow color, have rich, creamy taste, distinctive...

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Ikura (Marinated Salmon Roe) Recipe

  Ikura is marinated salmon roe with mainly soy sauce. They are served as sushi toppings, Ikuradon (on a bowl of rice), and appetizer. Ikura is one of the season's greatest gifts. In the fall, fresh salmon and its roe sell at the supermarket in Japan. I love Ikura, so I usually make Ikura...

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