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 …

Kinpira Gobo Recipe

Kinpira Gobo is braised burdock root and carrot in a sweet and salty sauce.  This is another mom’s home cooking kind of …

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 …