Tazukuri (Gomame) Recipe

Tazukuri is dried small sardines (Gomame) cooked in sugar and soy sauce.  It is a part of Osechi Ryori, the traditional Japanese …

Sponge Cake Recipe

Japanese sponge cake is very light and fluffy.  It is a very important component for Japanese Western-style sweets. We have mainly two …

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Japanese Strawberry Shortcake is a western-style layered cake with whipped cream and strawberries.  It is the most popular kind of western cake …

Miso Ramen Recipe

Miso Ramen is Ramen noodles in a Miso based soup that was created in Japan in the 1960s.  Ramen noodles are originally Chinese …

Yakibuta Recipe

Yakibuta is roast pork similar to Cha Siu of China.  While Cha Siu uses a variety of spices such as star anise …

Japanese Dinner Menu 2

Dinner is the meal everybody is looking forward to the most in the day.  It is the biggest and most fulfilling meal …

Shumai Recipe

Shumai originated from Chinese-style dumplings,  but changed to match Japanese taste just like Gyoza.  Shumai are steamed pork fillings stuffed in Shumai …

Tonjiru Recipe

Tonjiru (or Butajiru) is a kind of Miso Soup with pork and a lot of root vegetables such as Gobo (burdock root) …

Carrot Ginger Dressing Recipe

Carrot Ginger Dressing is the dressing used in many Japanese restaurants in the US.  The more American the restaurants are, the more …

Yakisoba Recipe

Yakisoba is Japanese stir fried noodles. It is served with Yakisoba sauce, similar to Tonkatsu or Okonomiyaki sauce.  Yakisoba is usually fried with …