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 …

Daikon Salad Recipe

There are lots of recipes to make salads using Daikon radish in Japan.  Daikon is a very common vegetable Japanese people use …

Kasutera (Castella) Recipe

Kasutera (Castella) is an old-fashioned Japanese sponge cake that is loved by everyone from the young to the old.  It is sweeter …