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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 …

Shabu Shabu Recipe

Shabu Shabu is a Japanese hot pot dish, Nabemono, with paper-thin sliced beef.   It is cooked at the dinner table using …

Menchi Katsu Recipe

Menchi Katsu is deep-fried ground meat patties with chopped onions and seasonings.  It is a popular western food from butcher shops and …

Hayashi Rice Recipe

Hayashi Rice is Japanese beef stew poured over Steamed Rice.  Hayashi sauce has distinct flavors of demi-glace brown sauce and red wine. …

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 …

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 …

Teriyaki Burger

Teriyaki Burger Recipe

Hamburgers are very popular fast food in Japan just like in the US.  However, Japanese people like adding their own flavor to …

Yakitori Recipe

Yakitori is grilled skewered chicken dipped in a Teriyaki-like sauce.  It is a very popular appetizer at Yakitori bars and other bar-type …

Nikujaga with Pork

Nikujaga with Pork Recipe

I always thought “proper” Nikujaga is made with beef but never with pork.  That’s how my mom always made it, so I …