Tofu Hamburger Steak Recipe

Hamburger Steak is a very popular western style dish in Japan, and it is often made at home or served at many restaurants.  While …

Mugicha (Barley Tea) Recipe

Mugicha is a Japanese summer cold tea made from roasted barely.  It has a very fragrant taste from roasting, almost like coffee. …

Iced Matcha Latte Recipe

Iced Matcha Latte is a cold milk drink with Matcha green tea powder and sweetener.  It’s not really a latte since there …

Hiyashiame Recipe

Hiyashiame is a sweet ginger drink that is popular mainly in the Kansai (western) area in Japan.  The spicy taste from ginger helps …

Amashoku Recipe

Amashoku is old-fashioned Japanese sweet bread.  It is not yeast bread but more like a simple baked pastry between a cake and …

Kakiage Recipe

Kakiage is a kind of Tempura dish with a variety of chopped vegetables and seafood.  This deep-fried round food has a much more casual …

Umeshu (Plum Wine) Recipe

Umeshu, or plum wine, is a popular sweet drink inside and outside Japan.  This tasty drink is a great aperitif and also …

Nikuman Recipe

Nikuman are Japanese steamed hot buns with ground pork filling.  The white bread part is made from both yeast and baking powder, …

Okayu Recipe

Okayu is Japanese rice porridge.  It is often eaten when people are not feeling well.  It has a very mild taste and it’s …