Katsudon Recipe

Katsudon is Tonkatsu (deep-fried pork) and eggs cooked in a sweet and salty broth and placed over rice. Don (donburi) means a …

Takikomi Gohan Recipe

Takikomi Gohan is seasoned steamed rice with meat and vegetables.  It’s also called Gomoku Gohan (5 ingredients rice).  Takikomi Gohan is great freshly …

Onion Salad

Sliced raw onion is often used in dishes such as salads and sandwiches in Japan.  It is great for our Potato Salad, …

Hiyashi Chuka Recipe

Hiyashi Chuka or Reimen are cold Chinese style noodles with a sweet tangy sauce.  Hiyashi Chuka is served at Ramen restaurants in …

Bento Lunch Menu 2

This is the second of our Bento menu series.  Bento is a portable packed meal, usually eaten for lunch in Japan.  You …

Dango Recipe

Dango is a general name for small ball-shaped mochi dumplings.  Usually the mochi itself is not sweetened, but toppings and sauces are.  …

Edamame Recipe

Edamame have become so popular outside Japan today.  Edamame is green (young) soy beans in pods.  It is usually served as an …

Oroshi Soba Recipe

Soba (buckwheat) noodles are very popular in Japan and today outside Japan too.  There are many varieties of Soba dishes with different …

Hijiki No Nimono

Hijiki No Nimono is another home-cooking Japanese dish for everyday meals.  It is seasoned strongly so that it lasts for a longer …

Saba Tatsutaage

Tatsutaage is like Karaage, seasoned and deep-fried meat and fish.  Here we lightly marinaded Saba (mackerel) with soy sauce and Sake, rolled …