Japanese Food Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Japanese Appetizers, Soups, and Side Dishes
Popular Japanese appetizers include soups, salads, and simmered or deep fried dishes.

Japanese Tofu and Meat and Vegetable Recipes - Recipes for Japanese Tofu and Meat and Vegetables
Japanese recipes sorted by ingredients - includes Japanese tofu recipes, Japanese chicken recipes, pork recipes, beef recipes, Japanese vegetable recipes, and more.

Bento (Japanese Lunch Box)
Bento is a boxed lunch which includes items such as rice, vegetables, meat, fruit, or sandwich.

Recipe for Shrimp Gyoza (Japanese Potstickers)
Shrimp gyoza (Japanese dumplings) is a potsticker with a shrimp and vegetable filling that is pan fried and served with citrus soy sauce.

Introduction to Japanese Udon Noodles
Information on udon noodles - a Japanese favorite. Find out how to serve udon noodles​, common dipping sauces, and various toppings used to season.

Making Octopus Wieners for Bento
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus wieners​ for bento lunch boxes. These are popularly put in kids' bento lunch boxes in Japan.

Making Octopus Weiners
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus weiners for bento lunch boxes.

Making Octopus Weiners
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus weiners for bento lunch boxes.

Making Octopus Weiners
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus weiners for bento lunch boxes.

How to Make Octopus Weiners for Bento - Making Octopus Weiners
Here are step-by-step instructions for making octopus weiners for bento lunch boxes.

How to Make Bunny Apples - Illustrated Tutorial
Step by step instructions on how to make bunny apples. These rabbit-shaped apples are called usagi ringo and are often put in kids' bento boxes.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

How to make apple rabbits
Step by step instructions on how to make apple rabbits.

Making Thin Sushi Rolls at Home
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll at home. You will need nori seaweed, a bamboo mat, cucumber cylinders, and some wasabi on the side.

Making Thin Sushi Rolls
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll.

Making Thin Sushi Rolls
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll.

Making Thin Sushi Rolls
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll.

Making Thin Sushi Rolls
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll.

How to Make Thin Sushi Rolls
Instructions on how to make a thin sushi roll.

How to make udon noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.

How to Make Udon Noodles at Home
Steps for making udon noodles at home from dough ingredients to mixing it, cutting it and then finally cooking it. This is how to make udon noodles.

How to make udon noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.

How to make udon noodles
How to make Japanese udon noodles.

How to make udon noodles
How to make udon noodles. Japanese Food.

How to make udon noodles
Steps for making udon noodles at home.

How to make udon noodles
How to make Japanese udon noodles.

How to make udon noodles
How to make Japanese udon noodles.

Cooking Japanese Food - Basic Recipes
Cooking Japanese food doesn't have to be hard. Here's a list of basic Japanese dishes to master, including tempura, teriyaki sauce, and sushi rice.

Japanese Rice Recipes and Mochi Information - Information on Mochi and Japanese Rice Recipes
Information of mochi and Japanese rice recipes - includes fried rice and rice bowl recipes.

Easy Japanese Recipes
There are several recipes in Japanese cooking that require minimal time for preparation and simple ingredients. The following are a collection of easy Japanese recipes.

All About Onigirazu and Japanese Sandwich Recipes
Want Japanese sandwich recipes? Onigirazu is a type of Japanese rice ball (onigiri) that can be prepared quickly and with various fillings.

Introduction to Japanese Meals
Get your introduce to typical Japanese meals, including rice cakes, gohan, miso soup, steamed rice, bento boxes, and of course, seafoods.

Mirin (Characteristics, History, Substitution)
Get more information on the Japanese condiment called mirin, including its clear, high-alcohol characteristics, its history, and how to substitute it.

Osechi-Ryori - Japanese New Year's Food
Learn more about Japanese osechi-ryori, which are served each year at New Year's and whose dishes vary from region to region in Japan.

Bento Recipes and Lunch Box Ideas
Here are bento recipes and lunch box ideas such as teriyaki chicken, tamagoyaki, and apple rabbits that will become your new lunch staples.

Dashi - Japanese Soup Stock
Dashi is Japanese stock, which becomes the base of many Japanese dishes, such as soup, dipping sauce, and nimono (simmered dishes). Learn more.

Introduction to Japanese Ramen Noodles
A guide to Japanese ramen. Learn about the noodles, flavored soup, and many toppings of the iconic Japanese dish and some of the most common kinds.

Tips for How to Hold Chopsticks
Learn how to hold chopsticks, including proper finger positioning, maneuvering the sticks, and what is considered bad chopstick manners in Japan.

All About Making Tempura - Tips for Crispy Coating
Get an introduction to Japanese tempura, including common ingredient tips, tempura variations, and how to get the perfect crispiness for your meal.

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Japanese Noodles and Japanese Soup - Information on Japanese Noodles and Japanese Soup
Information on different kinds of Japanese noodles and Japanese soup - includes yakisoba noodles ramen noodles miso soup egg drop soup and more.

Japanese Beverage Information and Recipes
Recipes and information about Japanese beverages.

Tempura Udon Vegetables and Shrimp Recipe
Tempura udon is a classic Japanese dish of thick wheat noodles (udon) in a savory hot broth with crisp pieces of tempura vegetables and shrimp.

Japanese Baked Dynamite Recipe
Delicious and rich Japanese restaurant-style dynamite appetizer in individual cups made with mixed seafood and topped with masago (capelin roe) caviar.

What is Sake Served In?
Best tips for drinking sake; what is sake served in? Sake is served in ceramic flasks called tokkuri, then served in small cups called ochoko.

Say a Toast When Drinking Sake
Best tips for drinking sake; how to say a toast when drinking Japanese sake

What are the Different Types of Sake?
Best tips for drinking sake; description of the different types of sake available.

How is Sake Served?
Best tips for drinking sake; how is sake served? Sake is served in ceramic tokkuri, and served at room temperature, hot or cold.

Sake Drinking Tips, Types, and Etiquette
Best tips for drinking sake; what is sake (Japanese rice wine), how is it made, alcohol content, and how to pronounce sake.

What is Proper Sake Pouring Etiquette?
Best tips for drinking sake; proper sake pouring etiquette in casual and business settings.

How Do Sake and Cooking Sake Differ?
Best tips for drinking sake; information regarding how sake and cooking sake differ?

When Do You Drink Sake?
Best tips for drinking sake; when to drink sake, occasions for drinking sake, and sake ceremony information.

Japanese Pork Cutlet (Tonkatsu) Recipe
Tonkatsu, or

Holidays & Traditional Japanese Recipes
Links to information and recipes about traditional Japanese food and holiday dishes.

Japanese Food Basics
Everything you need to know to about Japanese cuisine.

Traditional Japanese Breakfast
A traditional Japanese breakfast is a complete meal with rice, soup, vegetables, protein such as fish, and other side dishes to create a meal equivalent to lunch or dinner.

Japanese Fish & Seafood Recipes
Collection of Japanese fish and seafood recipes.

Mentaiko France: Creamy Mentaiko Spread on French Bread
Mentaiko France is a Japanese pasty of a creamy mentaiko caviar spread served either baked into French bread, or as a spread atop French bread slices.

Takoyaki, Grilled Savory Pancake Bites with Octopus
Takoyaki, is a Japanese snack food (street food), which is a grilled pancake in the shape of a round ball with a piece of octopus in a soft center.

Natto (Japanese Fermented Soy Beans) with Steamed Rice
Natto is a traditional Japanese health food of fermented soy beans. It has a strong flavor and odor, and a slimy texture. It is known to be protein rich.

Japanese Food
Easy recipes and information about Japanese food and Japanese cooking.

Matcha Green Tea Flavored Rice Krispies Treats
Matcha green tea flavored rice krispie marshmallow treats are sweet, chewy and addicting. Perfect as a gift, for parties, potlucks, and dessert.

Desserts and Wagashi (Japanese Sweets)
Recipes for Japanese desserts and traditional wagashi (Japanese sweets).

Jelly Desserts
There are several Japanese jelly desserts which include gelatin and agar (kanten).

Rice Cakes Desserts (Mochi)
Traditional Japanese desserts, sometimes called wagashi, often include desserts made of rice cakes (mochi).

Ice Cream and Shaved Ice
It is common for Japanese ice cream and shaved ice desserts to use ingredients such as green tea, red beans (azuki), and rice cakes (mochi).

Easy Kid Friendly Tuna, Shiso & Cucumber Chirashi Sushi
Tuna, shiso herb, and cucumber chirashi sushi is a kid friendly mixed, or scattered sushi, with canned tuna, vegetables, and sushi rice.

Chirashi (Mixed) Sushi with Crab Meat, Egg and Kaiware
Japanese crab chirashi sushi with cooked egg and kaiware daikon sprouts can be made quickly and is great for parties and potlucks.

Japanese Sauce and Japanese Seasoning Information - Information on Japanese Seasoning and Japanese Sauce
Links to Japanese seasoning and Japanese sauce information.

Miso Chicken Wings are Seasoned with a Sweet Miso Sauce
Miso chicken wingettes are wings broken down into drumettes and wingettes, and then cooked with a miso seasoningl

15 Best Food to Include in a Bento
List of 15 best bento items to include in your next lunch. Easy recipes to make ahead and enjoy for dinner, as well as a bento lunch the next day.

15 Best Food to Include in a Bento
List of 15 best bento items to include in your next lunch. Easy recipes to make ahead and enjoy for dinner, as well as a bento lunch the next day.

Food and Traditions for Celebrating Japanese Children's Day
Information regarding Japanese Children's Day, food, desserts, and traditions.

Chimaki - Sweet Rice Dumpling with Soy Bean Powder
Chimaki is a sweet rice dumpling that is enjoyed on Japanese Children's Day.

Seasonal Japanese Recipes for Summer
A list of Japanese summer dishes.

Japanese food basics
Meal planning, ingredient, and cooking resources for learning to cook Japanese food.

Beans
Beans are common ingredients in Japanese cooking. Here are some beans dishes.

Japanese Beef Recipes - Japanese Beef Recipe Collection
List Japanese beef recipes - includes sukiyaki and shabu shabu.

Japanese Egg Recipes - Japanese Egg Recipe Collection
Lists Japanese egg recipes - includes rolled omelet.

Fried Rice
Lists various kinds of fried rice.

Cakes
Links to traditional Japanese cakes and more cakes.

Mochi - Japanese rice cake - mochi recipe - Japanese food
Japanese rice cake - mochi recipe and mochi soup.

Japanese Mushrooms and Japanese Mushroom Recipes
Information on Japanese mushrooms and Japanese mushroom recipes.

Pork Dishes
Lists various pork dishes cooked in Japan.

Guide to Japanese Regional Food - Japanese Regional Food Information
Introduces you to different kinds of regional food.

Rice bowl recipe - Japanese rice recipe - Japanese recipe
There are many kinds of rice bowls in Japanese cooking - include beef bowl and chicken and egg rice bowl.

Japanese soup - soup recipes - miso soup recipe - egg drop soup recipe
Japanese soup recipes - miso soup and egg drop soup and more.

Japanese tempura - links related to Japanese tempura
Tempura is a famous Japanese deep fried dish - making tempura batter and how to cook tempura.

Tofu Dishes
Tofu is one of the most popular ingredients used in Japanese cooking. Here are some tofu dishes.

Tradtional Ingredients
Links to traditional dishes and ingredients in Japanese cooking.

Japanese Chicken Recipes - Japanese Chicken Recipe Collection
Lists Japanese chicken recipes - including teriyaki chicken.

Japanese New Year Food (Osechi Ryori)
Links to information and recipes about Japanese New Year's food, or osechi ryori.

Japanese Hot Pot Dishes
A variety of hot pot dishes are cooked in Japan. Here are some of them.

Japanese Salad and Japanese Salad Dressing - Information on Japanese Salad and Japanese Salad Dressing
Japanese salad recipes and Japanese salad dressing recipes.

Japanese Seafood and Fish Recipe - Japanese Seafood and Fish Recipe Collection
Lists Japanese seafood and fish recipes, including seaweed and shrimp recipes.

Japanese Sushi - Information on Japanese Sushi
Sushi information and sushi recipes - includes kinds of sushi and how to make sushi rice and how to eat sushi and how to make sushi rolls.

Japanese Vegetables and Vegetable Recipes - Japanese Vegetable Recipe Collection
Information on Japanese vegetables and Japanese vegetable recipes.

Basic Steps for Making Japanese Miso Soup
About Japanese miso soup. Japanese Food.

Makizushi are Japanese Sushi Rolls with Various Fillings
Makizushi are small Japanese sushi rolls filled with vegetables (cucumber, pickles) or sashimi (raw fish) such as tuna or salmon with cream cheese.

Miso Soup Recipes - Recipes for Japanese Miso Soup
There are many kinds of miso soup - miso soup recipes and how to cook miso soup.

Japanese Potato Recipes - Japanese Potato Recipe Collection
Lists many Japanese potato dishes - includes braised potatoes and korokke.

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken - Japanese Teriyaki Chicken Recipes
A collection of Japanese teriyaki chicken recipes.

Japanese Tea
Learn about Japanese green tea from these resources.

List of Japanese cooking ingredients.
List of Japanese ingredients, which are often used in everyday Japanese cooking at home.

Pickles
Links to various Japanese pickles.

Japanese Ramen Noodles - Ramen Recipes
Links to Japanese ramen recipes and other Japanese ramen information pages.

Japanese Sake - Japanese Sake Links
Information about Japanese sake.

Sashimi Japanese Raw Fish Links - Japanese Sashimi
Information about sashimi raw fish - includes how to make sashimi.

Seaweed Dishes
Many different kinds of seaweed are eaten in Japan - here are some of seaweed dishes.

Japanese Shrimp Recipes - Japanese Shrimp Recipe Collection
Lists Japanese shrimp recipes - includes shrimp tempura.

Introduction to Sushi - basic sushi information for beginners
Sushi basic information - includes kinds of sushi and making sushi rice.

Sushi Roll Recipes and How to Make Sushi Rolls - Links to Japanese Sushi Roll Recipes
How to make sushi rolls and various kinds of sushi roll recipes.

Japanese Satsumaimo Sweet Potato Recipes - Japanese Satsumaimo Sweet Potato Recipe Collection
Japanese sweet potato recipes - includes college potatoes.

Udon and Other Noodles
Links to udon dishes and other noodles cooked in Japan.

Yakisoba Noodles
Here are some kinds of yakisoba dishes.

Japanese cookwares and tablewares
Links to Japanese cookware and tableware information - includes chopsticks and rice cookers.

Curry
Curry is very popular in Japan. Here are some curry dishes.

Cooking Tips
Tips for cooking Japanese food.

Japanese Cooking and Ingredients Glossary
Learn definitions of Japanese cooking and food terms.

Salad Dressing
There are many flavors of Japanese-style salad dressing - includes ginger flavored dressing and more.

Japanese salad recipes - recipes for Japanse salad
Japanese salads recipes and information - includes Japanese seaweed salad.

Japanese etiquette and Japanese table manners - Japanese food - Japanese cooking
Links that teach you Japanese table manners and Japanese etiquette - includes drinking and eating etiquette and how to use chopsticks.

Japanese Food Pictures - Pictures of Japanese Food
A collection of Japanese food and Japanese cooking ingredients pictures.

Japanese Recipes - List of Japanese Recipes
Lists various Japanese recipes, including traditional Japanese recipes and modern Japanese recipes.

Modern Japanese Recipes
Modern Japanese recipes include a collection of foods which offer a slight twist on traditional Japanese dishes.

Glossary
Glossary of Japanese food, ingredients, and cooking terminology.

Miso Ramen Japanese Soup with Noodles, Mixed Vegetables
A simple and easy recipe for making Japanese style miso ramen at home, with pork, vegetables, broth and prepared ramen noodles.

Steak Mitsuba Chirashi Sushi with Balsamic Soy Sauce
Steak and mitsuba herb chirashi sushi is a Japanese dish of sushi rice garnished with balsamic soy sauce steak, mitsuba herb, ginger, and egg.

Salmon and Avocado Chirashi (Mixed) Sushi
Salmon sashimi and avocado chirashi sushi is a kid-friendly dish of Japanese vinegar sushi rice with small bites of salmon and avocado.

Taco Rice, Japanese Dish of Taco Over Rice (Tacorisu)
Taco rice (tacorisu) is a Japanese fusion dish of traditional taco filling ingredients served over steamed rice, rather than inside a tortilla.

Classic, Easy Recipe for Japanese Restaurant Style Teriyaki Chicken
Basic recipe for making Japanese teriyaki chicken on a stove top pan using five simple ingredients for the teriyaki sauce.

Kale Chips with Furikake Japanese Rice Seasoning
Baked kale chips are seasoned with Japanese furikake (dried rice seasoning with dried seaweed and vegetables, salt and sesame seeds).

Easy Recipe for Basic Japanese Tempura Batter
How to make quick and easy authentic Japanese tempura batter with excellent results. Recipe requires only three ingredients: egg, water, and flour.

Layered Sushi for Hinamatsuri Girl's Day Doll Festival
Festive layered chirashi (mixed) sushi shaped like a cake to celebrate Japanese Girl's Day, or Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival).

Hanpen, Boiled Fish Cake, with Spicy Miso or Koji Sauce
Hanpen, Japanese boiled fish cake, is garnished with a spicy miso sauce or shoyu koji (fermented rice seasoning).

Japanese Steamed Pork (Buta Niku No Mushimono)
Buta Niku No Mushimono is a Japanese dish of steamed pork patties that are mixed with shiitake mushrooms, garlic, ginger, and green onions.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Japanese Ume Pickles Step by Step Guide
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume Plums
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Pickled Ume
Instructions on how to make umeboshi.

Ankake Udon with Enoki Mushrooms and Green Beans
A recipe to make udon noodles in thick soup.

Chan Chan Yaki Hot Pot Recipe
A recipe for chan chan yaki. Japanese Food.

Ika Geso Age - Deep Fried Squid Tentacles
A recipe to make ika geso age. Japanese Food.

How to Make Boiled Edamame
A recipe to prepare edamame appetizer.

Beef Sukiyaki One-Pot Meal
A recipe for sukiyaki with beef.

Mizutaki Chicken Dashi Soup Hot Pot
A recipe to make chicken mizutaki.

Chawanmushi Japanese Custard Recipe
A recipe to make chawanmushi. Japanese Food.

No Bake Matcha Green Tea Cheesecake
Easy matcha green tea cheesecake with a graham cracker crust requires no baking. This style of cheesecake is known as

Easy Coffee Jelly Recipe
A recipe to make coffee jelly. Japanese Food.

Yosenabe Seafood and Vegetable Hot Pot
A recipe to make yosenabe hot pot.

Kushikatsu Deep Fried Meat and Veggie Skewers
A recipe to make kushikatsu. Japanese Food.

Mashed Potato Korokke Recipe
A recipe to make korokke. Japanese Food.

Takikomi Gohan with Chicken Recipe
Takikomi gohan is a traditional Japanese rice dish of seasoned mixed vegetables and rice. Chicken, meat and seafood may also be included.

Japanese Rice Balls Recipe
A recipe to make onigiri rice balls.

Japanese Ginger and Garlic Chicken Wings
Baked Japanese ginger and garlic chicken wings, or drumettes and wingettes, in a savory soy sauce and mirin marinade.

Takenoko Rice with Bamboo Shoots Recipe
A recipe to make rice with bamboo shoots.

Traditional Buri Daikon Recipe
A recipe for buri daikon. Japanese Food.

Buri Teriyaki Recipe
It's a recipe to make yellowtail teriyaki.

Katsuo Dashi Soup Stock Recipe
It's a kind of Japanese soup stock made from bonito flakes.

Tonjiru Pork Miso Soup Recipe
A recipe to make tonjiru soup. Japanese Food.

Chirashi (Scattered) Sushi Recipe
A recipe to make chirashizushi - scattered sushi.

Make Your Own Pickled Ginger
A recipe to make gari - pickled ginger.

Preparing Classic Sushi Rice
A recipe for sushi rice. Japanese Food.

Tekkamaki - Tuna Sushi Roll Recipe
A recipe to make tekkamaki. Japanese Food.

Kakiage Tempura Batter Recipe
A recipe for kakiage mixed tempura.

Japanese Restaurant Style Teriyaki Sauce Recipe
Easy to prepare homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce is sweet and savory and perfect for use with chicken, beef, and seafood, or other asian dishes.

Ganmodoki Fried Tofu Dumpling Recipe
A recipe to make ganmodoki. Japanese Food.

Traditional Simmered Okara Recipe
A recipe to make simmered okara.

Yudofu Hot Pot Recipe
A recipe to make yudofu. Japanese Food.

Tororo-jiru Recipe for Chinese Yam
A recipe to make tororo-jiru. Japanese Food.

Curry Udon Noodle Soup Recipe
A recipe to make curry udon noodles.

Miso Nikomi Udon Soup Recipe
Miso udon soup (miso nikomi udon) is a Japanese dish of udon noodles simmered in a miso broth with vegetables, protein, chicken or ingredients to taste.

Somen Noodles in Hot Soup (Nyumen) Recipe
A recipe to make nyumen. Japanese Food.

Japanese Tsukimi Soba Recipe
A recipe to make tsukimi soba. Japanese Food.

Traditional Zaru Soba Recipe
A recipe to make zaru soba. Japanese Food.

Japanese Cabbage Roll Recipe with Ground Pork
Basic Japanese cabbage roll recipe with pork filling wrapped in cooked cabbage leaves and served in a clear chicken broth soup.

Kinpira Renkon Recipe for Good Luck
Kinpira renkon recipe. Japanese Food.

Seasonal Japanese Recipes for Autumn
A list of popular Japanese autumn dishes.

Easy Japanese Recipes to Try at Home
A list of easy to make Japanese dishes.

Good Fortune Sushi Rolls
Introduction to fortune rolls. Japanese Food.

Shrimp and Vegetable Salad with Ginger Sauce
Salad with shrimp, kaiware daikon sprouts, micro greens and cucumbers, dressed with a Japanese onion, ginger and carrot dressing.

Japanese Onion, Ginger and Carrot Salad Dressing or Marinade
Simple Japanese onion, ginger dressing (sauce) made with sugar, salt, and canola oil for seasoning meats, seafood and vegetables.

Japanese Miso and Honey Glazed Pork
Japanese pork glazed with a miso and honey marinade and served with green leafy salad either on the side or to wrap the pork is bursting with umami.

Matcha (or Green Tea) Ice Cream
A simple recipe for making matcha ice cream at home using an ice cream maker. Matcha ice cream is also popularly referred to as

Japanese Mushroom and Egg Flower (Kinoko Tamago) Soup
Mushroom and egg flower soup is a Japanese version of Chinese egg flower soup, but with shimeji and shiitake mushrooms, spinach and egg.

Japanese Kale Kobachi (Side Dish) with Soy Sauce & Mirin
Quick and easy Japanese side dish of sauteed kale with mirin. It's a healthy and simple

Kamaboko (Fish Cake) Sashimi with Soy Sauce and Wasabi
Kamaboko sashimi is a style of eating sliced Japanese fish cake dipped in soy sauce and spicy wasabi, similar to to how raw fish sashimi is enjoyed.

Chikuwa (Grilled Fish Cake)
Chikuwa (Japanese Grilled Fish Cake). Page 4.

Hanpen (Fish Cake with Nagaimo Yam)
Hanpen is a Boiled Japanese Fish Cake Made with Nagaimo Yam. Page 6.

Kani Kamaboko (Crab Flavored Fish Cake)
Kani Kamaboko (Crab Flavored Fish Cake), Also Known as Imitation Crab; Popularly Used in Sushi. Page 10.

Konbumaki Kamaboko (Fish Cake Wrapped in Kelp)
Konbumaki Kamaboko (Fish Cake Wrapped in Kelp). Page 7.

Naruto Kamaboko
Naruto Kamaboko - Pink and White Swirled Japanese Fish Cake. Page 3.

Japanese Red Fish Cake (Aka Kamaboko)
Japanese Red Fish Cake (Aka Kamaboko)

Sasa Kamaboko (Toasted Fish Cake) Shaped Like Bamboo Leaves
Sasa Kamaboko (Toasted Fish Cake) Shaped Like Bamboo Leaves. Page 8.

Satsuma Age (Fried Fish Cake)
Satsuma Age (Japanese Fried Fish Cake). Page 5.

Specialty Kamaboko - Japanese Fish Cake with Fancy Designs for Special Occasions.
Specialty Kamaboko - Japanese Fish Cake with Fancy Designs for Special Occasions. Page 9.

Japanese White Fish Cake (Shiro Kamaboko)
Japanese White Fish Cake (Shiro Kamaboko). Page 2.

List of Different Types of Kamaboko (Japanese Fish Cake)
List of different types of Japanese kamaboko (fish cake) including images and suggested recipes for each type of kamaboko.

Goma Mochi (Rice Cake Seasoned with Sesame Seeds)
Goma mochi is Japanese rice cake that is warmed and then coated with roasted and ground black sesame (kurogoma) and white sesame (goma).

Kamaboko Fish Cake: Japanese Ingredient Spotlight
Japanese Ingredient Spotlight on an Essential Food: Kamaboko, or Fish Cake. Fish is Steamed and Prepared into Colorful Cylindrical Cakes and Sliced.

Olive Oil Seared Mochi with Soy Sauce (Isobeyaki Japanese Rice Cake)
Mochi pan fried in olive oil and drizzled with soy sauce is a variation of

Kobumaki, Kelp and Salmon Rolls - Japanese Osechi Ryori
A traditional dish of konbumaki, or Japanese kelp rolls filled with cooked salmon. This is one of many osechi ryori, or Japanese new year dishes.

Japanese Curry with Sauted Vegetables
Simple and easy to prepare Japanese curry with grilled vegetables and served with rice.

Preparing Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.

How to Prepare Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Detailed Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Prepare Cooked Shrimp for Use inJapanese Nigiri Sushi.

Preparing Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.

Preparing Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp.

Preparing Boiled Shrimp for Sushi
Shows you how to prepare shrimp for sushi.

Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 2: Asian-Fusion Foods
Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 2: Many types of foods can be found at the Japanese Obon festival, including Hawaiian, Chinese, American, and other Asian-fusion cuisines.

Best Japanese Mochi (Rice Cake) Recipes
Best Japanese Mochi Recipes - Comprehensive List of Best Rice Cake Recipes

Best Japanese Mochi (Rice Cake) Recipes
Best Japanese Mochi Recipes - Comprehensive List of Best Rice Cake Recipes

Mochi 101 - Everything About Japanese Steamed Rice Cake
Mochi, or rice cake, is a Japanese food and ingredient made of steamed rice that is pounded into a thick and chewy solid rice cake.

Tsukimi, Japanese Autumn Harvest Moon Festival and Food
Overview of tsukimi (o-tsukimi), the Japanese autumn harvest moon festival. Information regarding customs and festival foods including tsukimi dango.

Ebi Fry (Japanese Breaded and Deep Fried Shrimp)
Ebi fry, is a Japanese dish of breaded and deep fried shrimp or prawns that are served with

How to Make Japanese Rice Crackers (Okaki)
Japanese rice crackers, or

Japanese Pantry Essentials
Comprehensive list of Japanese pantry items essential for cooking Japanese food. Easily make home cooked Japanese meals by starting with a well-stocked kitchen.

Japanese Pantry Essentials
Comprehensive list of Japanese pantry items essential for cooking Japanese food. Easily make home cooked Japanese meals by starting with a well-stocked kitchen.

Matcha (Green Tea) Mochi (Rice Cake) Bars
Matcha mochi bars are squares of matcha green tea flavored rice cake bars that are sweet, chewy, sticky, with a very thin and light crunchy crust.

Kamaboko Fish Cake with Spicy Caviar Mentaiko
Pink kamaboko is stuffed with shiso herb and kaiware daikon sprouts and spicy cod roe (karashi mentaiko) to create appetizers for Japanese new year.

Kyoto White Saikyo Miso Ozoni (New Year's Mochi Soup)
White Saikyo miso ozoni with carrots, daikon and mochi rice cake is a Japanese New Year's soup that originates from the Kyoto region of Japan.

How to Make Yaki Mochi (Grilled Japanese Rice Cake)
A simple recipe for making a favorite traditional dish of grilled mochi (Japanese rice cake).

Yakiniku Sauce or "Tare" for Grilled Japanese Meat
Yakiniku sauce is a Japanese sauce that is used to season grilled or sauteed meats and vegetables.

Yakiniku Donburi (Beef and Vegetable Rice Bowl)
Yakiniku donburi is a Japanese rice bowl dish of sauteed beef and vegetables served over a bed of rice and garnished with sesame seeds.

7 Best Japanese Kabocha Squash Recipes
7 Best Japanese Kabocha Squash Recipes is a list of Japanese recipes that highlight kabocha as an ingredient.

Kabocha Squash Soup is an Easy, Creamy Japanese Soup
Kabocha soup is and easy dish made of Japanese kabocha squash or pumpkin and simple ingredients. It's popular in the fall when kabocha is in season.

Kabocha Shiruko (Sweet Red Bean Soup with Kabocha Squash)
Kabocha shiruko is a Japanese dessert soup made of crushed sweet red beans, sugar and water and garnished with tender kabocha squash.

Kabocha Tempura (Deep Fried Japanese Kabocha Squash)
Kabocha tempura is thinly sliced kabocha squash coated in a light tempura batter and deep fried to crisp perfection. It's served with a dipping sauce.

Roasted Kabocha Squash with Paprika
Easy, delicious fall dish of roasted Japanese kabocha squash with sea salt, paprika, and a drizzle of olive oil. Also a great Thanksgiving side dish.

Japanese Beef Skewers (Kushiyaki)
Sophisticated dish of Japanese skewered beef or kushiyaki with bold Asian flavors bursting with savory and sweet goodness. Perfect for grilling season.

Japanese Clam Soup with Clear Broth
A simple yet classic Japanese clear soup of short-neck clams is not only delicious but is easy to make with very few ingredients. It's a wonderful way to start any Japanese meal.

Grilled Shishamo (Smelt)
Shishamo, or komochi shishamo, is a salt water fish grilled and eaten in Japanese cuisine. It is often found on Japanese izakaya (tapas) restaurant menus.

Kabocha Kinpira (Sauteed Japanese Kabocha Squash)
Kinpira kabocha is a Japanese dish of sauteed kabocha squash seasoned with savory and sweet flavors from soy sauce and mirin.

Yaki Udon (Japanese Stir Fried Udon Noodles)
Yaki udon is a dish of Japanese thick wheat udon noodles stir-fried with vegetables. Chicken, beef, or seafood may be added as desired.

Japanese Soy Ginger Squid
A simple recipe for Japanese squid, cooked with soy sauce, ginger, mirin and sake for a flavorful main dish or appetizer.

Zucchini with Japanese Tomato and Curry Spiced "Salsa"
Easy Japanese vegetable side dish of sauted zucchini seasoned with a light tomato

Daigakuimo - Sugar Coated, Deep Fried Sweet Potatoes
A recipe to make daigakuimo. Japanese Food.

Shiso and Ume Sauce (Green Perilla Herb and Pickled Plum Sauce)
Simple but flavorful Japanese style shiso ume soy sauce is a versatile sauce that can be used to quickly season protein, vegetables or other foods.

Kaki Fry (Japanese Fried Oysters)
Kaki fry are Japanese breaded and deep fried oysters served with lemon, tartar sauce or tonkatsu sauce. It's in season late autumn through winter.

Japanese Fresh Tomato Sauce with Curry Essence
Japanese tomato sauce with curry essence may be likened to a type of salsa. It is made with fresh tomatoes, onion and curry powder.

Green Beans with Japanese Garlic Anchovy Sauce
Cooked green beans are garnished with a Japanese garlic and anchovy sauce to create a very quick and simple side dish as part of any Japanese meal.

Easy and Quick Japanese Garlic and Anchovy Sauce
Versatile Japanese anchovy and garlic sauce with grated onion and olive oil. The sauce is easy and quick to prepare with a variety of uses.

Bean Sprout Salad with Shiso Leaf and Ume Plum Dressing
Simple Japanese salad of cooked beansprouts (moyashi) dressed with a homemade dressing of green shiso perilla herb, pickled ume plum and soy sauce.

Pickled Ume - What Are Umeboshi or Umezuke?
Describes pickled ume and the basic making process.

Japanese Sake Profile
Information about Japanese sake. Japanese Food.

Chikuwa (Fish Cake) Tempura with Aonori Green Sweaweed
Chikuwa no tempura, is deep fried fish cake lightly seasoned with green aonori seaweed. It's served with a tempura dipping sauce (tentsuyu) or salt.

Shio Koji (Fermented Mix of Malted Rice Koji and Salt)
Shio koji, a versatile Japanese ingredient packed with umami and made of fermented rice, malt, and salt.

Natto Tempura (Deep Fried Fermented Soy Beans)
Natto tempura is a Japanese appetizer of fermented soy beans mixed with chopped green onions in a tempura batter and deep fried.

Su-Shoyuzuke Kyuri (Soy Sauce and Vinegar Pickled Cucumbers)
Shoyuzuke Kyuri is a Japanese side dish of cucumbers marinated in soy sauce and vinegar. This is one type of tsukemono, or pickled vegetable, in Japanese cuisine.

Easy Recipe for Making Healthier Ground Beef Wontons at Home
Ground beef filled wontons are great as a snack or meal, and always a hit as finger food for parties. It's also a popular Japanese obon festival food in the West.

Easy Recipe for Japanese Soy Sauce Eggs (Shoyu Tamago)
Japanese soy sauce eggs (shoyu tamago) are hard boiled and seasoned with soy sauce. They are eaten as a snack, appetizer, or meal. It is also commonly found in bento (lunch box) or as a garnish to Japanese dishes.

Pan Seared Scallops with Japanese Spicy Onion Sauce
Pan seared scallops drizzled with Japanese spicy onion sauce. Easy and quick to prepare Japanese appetizer.

Versatile Japanese Onion Sauce
Easy to prepare Japanese onion sauce with chili, garlic, seasonings and soy sauce. The sauce is versatile and may be used to dress seafood, meat, and vegetables.

Top 10 Easy Japanese Appetizers to Go with Your Next Beer or Sake
Top 10 list of easy to prepare Japanese appetizers and otsumami (beer snacks) to compliment beer, sake, and alcohol.

Five Best Japanese "Otsumami" (Snacks) for Beer and Alcohol
Five best Japanese

Salmon Skin Salad, a Japanese Salad Favorite
Japanese restaurant favorite is salmon skin salad. Grilled salmon skin is served over a fresh green salad with a citrus soy based dressing.

Baked Japanese Squid (Calamari) Au Gratin with Garlic and Parmesan
Japanese style calamari (squid) au gratin with panko bread crumbs, garlic and parmesan is a quick and easy to prepare appetizer.

Edamame and Unagi Maze Gohan (Soy Beans and Eel Mixed Rice)
Easy to prepare damame (soy beans) and unagi (broiled eel) mazeh gohan, is a Japanese mixed rice dish of steamed rice seasoned with a

Japanese Fusion Appetizer of Avocado Cheese Bake (Yaki)
Cheese avocado

Kabayaki Style Chikuwa (Fish Cake with Savory
Kabayaki style chikuwa fish cake is stir fried chikuwa seasoned simply with soy sauce and mirin to create a savory sauce with a hint of sweetness.

Spicy Kimchi and Natto (Fermented Soy Bean) Side Dish
Appetizer of Korean kimchi (spicy nappa cabbage pickles) mixed with natto (fermented soy beans) and thin slices of green perilla leaf (shiso).

Japanese Tofu "Custard" Dessert with Sweet Ginger Syrup
Soft silky tofu

Japanese Tofu Appetizer with Konbu (Seasoned Kelp)
Delicious, appetizer of extra soft tofu, drizzled with sesame oil and garnished with seasoned konbu (kelp) can be prepared in under five minutes.

Introduction to Traditional Japanese Meal
Introduction to a traditional Japanese meal and what to expect.

Japanese Shimeji Mushroom and Fried Fish Cake Saute (Itame)
Easy Appetizer of Japanese Sauted Shimeji Mushrooms and Fried Fish Cake. Perfect for serving with beer or alcohol.

Yamakake Natto Ae (Grated Nagaimo and Fermented Soy Beans
Yamakake Natto Ae, is a quick and easy side dish of grated Japanese mountain yam (nagaimo) and fermented soy beans (natto), seasoned with soy sauce.

Mozuku Seaweed and Cucumber Sunomono (Japanese Vinegar Salad)
Very easy to cook Japanese Mozuku seaweed and cucumber sunomono, or vinegar salad. Optional garnish includes grated ginger or sliced myoga ginger.

Spicy Tuna Donburi (Rice Bowl)
Spicy tuna donburi, or don, is Japanese dish of spicy tuna sashimi served atop a bowl of steamed rice or sushi rice.

Cold Green Tea Soba Noodles (Cha Soba)
“Cha soba” is a thin Japanese soba noodle infused with green tea or “ocha”, made of buckwheat flour or “soba-ko”, wheat flour or “komugi-ko”, green tea.

Shungiku (Japanese Greens) and Ham Salad with Sesame Dressing
Shungiku (Japanese greens) and ham salad with a sesame mayo sauce is a simple and easy side dish (kozara) to accompany a Japanese meal.

Sweet Potato and Sprout Salad (Satsuma Imo Kaiware Salad)
Japanese sweet potato (satsuma imo) salad with micro greens (daikon kaiware sprouts, broccoli sprouts) in a sesame mayo dressing (goma mayo dare).

Spicy Cod Roe and Carrot Sautee
Quick and easy Japanese side dish of spicy cod roe (karashi mentaiko) and carrot saute, or in Japanese,

How to Make Onigirazu Step 1: Place Rice on Dried Seaweed (Nori)
How to Make Onigirazu Step 1: Place Rice on Dried Seaweed (Nori)

How to Make Onigirazu Step 8: Slice the Onigirazu in Half
How to Make Onigirazu Step 8: Slice the Onigirazu in Half

How to Make Onigirazu Step 9: Enjoy it Now or Save it for Later
How to Make Onigirazu Step 9: Enjoy it Now or Save it for Later for Your Bento Lunch

How to Make Onigirazu Step 7: The Finished Product
How to Make Onigirazu Step 7: The Finished Product

How to Make Onigirazu Step 4: Pull the Opposite Corner of the Dried Seaweed Sheet Closed
How to Make Onigirazu Step 4: Pull the Opposite Corner of the Dried Seaweed Sheet Closed

How to Make Onigirazu Step 3: Pull One Corner of the Dried Seaweed Sheet Closed
Step 3: Pull One Corner of the Dried Seaweed Sheet Closed

How to Make Onigirazu Step 2: Add Fillings and Cover with Additional Rice
How to Make Onigirazu Step 2: Add Fillings and Cover with Additional Rice

How to Make Onigirazu Step 5: Wrap the Remaining Corners of the Onigirazu
How to Make Onigirazu Step 5: Wrap the Remaining Corners of the Onigirazu

How to Make Onigirazu Step 6: Seal the Onigirazu
How to Make Onigirazu Step 6: Seal the Onigirazu

Roasted Sesame and Mayonnaise Sauce (Goma Mayo Dare)
Goma mayo dare is a quick and versatile Japanese style sauce made of roasted ground white sesame seeds, Japanese Kewpie brand mayonnaise, and mirin.

Natto (Fermented Soy Bean) and Shiso Maki (Roll)
Natto shiso maki are rolls of seasoned natto (fermented soy beans) and fresh shiso (green perilla leaves) wrapped in small pieces of dried seaweed.

Tuna Salad Onigirazu with Soy Wrapper
Tuna salad and shiso (green perilla leaf) onigirazu sandwich with rice and wrapped in a soy and sesame wrapper. Onigirazu is great for bento boxes or lunch on the go.

SPAM and Egg Breakfast Onigirazu
SPAM and egg breakfast onigirazu (rice ball sandwich) is rice, SPAM and egg, all wrapped up in dried seaweed. It's a good meal or snack to take on the go.

How to Eat Miso Soup
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Miso Soup

How to Eat Japanese Noodles
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Noodles

How to Begin Eating Your Japanese Meal
Tips on How to Begin Eating Your Japanese Meal and Etiquette

How to End Your Japanese Meal


How to Eat Japanese Steamed Rice
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Steamed Rice

How to Eat Japanese Side Dishes
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Side Dishes

How to Eat Sashimi (Raw Fish)
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Sashimi (Raw Fish)

How to Eat Nigiri Sushi
Tips on How to Eat Japanese Nigiri Sushi

How to Eat Tempura (Deep Fried Seafood & Vegetables)
Tips on How to Eat Tempura (Deep Fried Seafood & Vegetables)

Where to Place Your Chopsticks While Eating Japanese Food
Tips on Where to Place Your Chopsticks While Eating Japanese Food and Etiquette

Manju Japanese Steamed Cake with Sweet Red Bean Filling
Manju is a traditional Japanese dessert or wagashi of individually steamed cakes filled with a sweet red bean filling.

Shu Cream, Japanese Cream Puff with Custard Filling
Shu cream is a Japanese puff pastry filled with a sweet delectable cream, and gently dusted with powdered sugar. Try this simple recipe to make at home.

Anmitsu Japanese Dessert (Jelly, Fruit, & Sweet Red Beans)
Anmitsu, is a beautiful and scrumptious Japanese dessert with cubes of agar agar jelly, fresh fruits, and sweet red bean paste, all drizzled with syrup.

Daikon and Cucumber Sunomono (Japanese Vinegar Salad)
Easy daikon radish and cucumber sunomono salad is a traditional Japanese salad dressed with rice vinegar, sugar, and salt. Perfect as a side dish or appetizer.

How to Make a Delicious Bowl of Ochazuke (Rice with Tea)
Ochazuke is a rustic Japanese dish of rice in hot tea. It may be topped with a variety of different ingredients such as pickles, vegetables, seafood etc.

Chimaki - Japanese Dumpling Wrapped in Bamboo Leaf
Chimaki is a Japanese dumpling filled with various ingredients and often served on Children's Day.

Japanese Soy Sauce, Shoyu, Condiment
Japanese soy sauce is a condiment, and an ingredient which is used in Japanese cooking.

Components of a Typical Japanese Meal
Components of a Typical Homemade Japanese Meal

Japanese Condiment: Ponzu, Japanese Citrus Soy Sauce
Ponzu is a Japanese condiment that combines the savory and umami packed flavors of soy sauce with the freshness and acidity of citrus. Its applications are vast.

Japanese Food Spotlight: Tarako, Mentaiko, and Karashi Mentaiko (Cod Roe)
Japanese Food Spotlight: Tarako, Mentaiko, and Karashi Mentaiko (Cod Roe); What It Is and How to Cook It.

How to Make a Japanese Style Parfait
How to make a Japanese style parfait with tips and ideas.

Spaghetti Napolitan (Naporitan) Japanese Ketchup Pasta
Spaghetti napolitan, also called naporitan, is a Japanese style

Japanese Cabbage Rolls with Chicken, in Tomato Consomme
Japanese cabbage rolls with chicken filling wrapped in tender cabbage leaves and simmered in a delicate tomato soup.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Japanese Sushi Roll (Makizushi) with Canned Tuna Salad
Japanese sushi rolls filled with American style canned tuna salad and wrapped in rice and seaweed. Use a favorite tuna salad recipe with this sushi.

Soboro Donburi is a Japanese Ground Chicken Bowl with Rice
Soboro donburi is a Japanese

Yakitori Negima Recipe for Skewered Grilled Chicken
Yakitori negima is a popular Japanese dish of skewered grilled chicken and green onion or scallion. It is grilled with a savory teriyaki-style sauce.

Easy Japanese Mushroom Soup with Enoki and Shiitake
Japanese mushroom soup is a hearty soup made with enoki and shiitake mushrooms, glass noodles, and Welsh onions. It's seasoned with soy sauce and sake.

Buta no Kakuni is Japanese Tender Braised Pork Belly
Buta no kakuni, or Japanese braised pork belly, is a classic dish packed with umami. The pork is slow cooked with soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar.

Mizu Yokan, a Japanese Wagashi Dessert of Red Bean Jelly
Mizu yokan is a chilled Japanese dessert made of red (or white) bean jelly. With this recipe, it can easily be made at home . It is popular in summer.

Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki is a Layered Savory Pancake
The recipe for Hiroshima style okonomiyaki (savory pancake) differs slightly from those made in Tokyo and Kansai regions. Hiroshima okonomiyaki is layered versus scrambled.

Futomaki: Thick Sushi Rolls Filled with Vegetables
Futomaki are thick Japanese sushi rolls primarily filled with vegetables. They're known for their beautiful presentation and well-balanced flavor.

Japanese Curry with Chicken Recipe Using Pre-Made Roux
Delicious and easy chicken curry recipe that uses a pre-packaged roux to minimize cooking time. This Japanese style curry is packed with spices and flavor.

Japanese Cream Stew with Chicken and Broccoli in Cream Broth
Japanese cream stew has a cream broth, chicken, carrots, potatoes, onions and broccoli. It is a popular dish enjoyed at home and also served at restaurants.

Hiyashi Yamakake Udon (Chilled Udon with Grated Japanese Mountain Yam)
Hiyashi yamakake udon, is chilled udon noodles with raw grated Japanese mountain yam (also known as nagaimo or yamaimo) and garnished with green onions, dried seaweed and wasabi.

Japanese Pork Stew with Shiso Garlic Soy Sauce, Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Onion
Japanese pork stew is bursting with flavors from a shiso garlic soy sauce and the melding of fresh flavors from eggplant, tomatoes and onion.

Inari (Abura Age) Somen Purses
Inari somen pockets are inari (abura age) filled with a lightly dressed somen edamame salad. It's simply irresistible and a favorite among kids.

Japanese Somen Salad with BBQ Charsiu, Vegetables and Sweet and Sour Dressing
Japanese somen salad is a simple salad of vegetables and BBQ charsiu served over a bed of very thin wheat somen noodles. An easy sweet and sour dressing completes this dish.

Dried Hachiya Persimmons (Hoshigaki)
Dried Hachiya persimmons (hoshigaki) can easily be made at home by hanging them in the sun. It's a great way to enjoy the otherwise astringent (shibugaki) persimmons.

Five Easy Japanese Salad Recipes Highlighting the Natural Flavors of Vegetables
Five easy Japanese salad recipes that can be made in minutes: kale sesame gomaae, okra salad, arugula and daikon radish sprout salad, onion salad, and nagaimo Japanese mountain yam salad.

Japanese Arugula and Daikon Radish Sprouts (Kaiware) Salad
Arugula and daikon radish sprouts (kaiware) salad is an easy Japanese salad. It's served with a fresh lemon juice and olive oil dressing.

Japanese Onion Salad
Japanese onion salad is paper thin slices of raw sweet white onions, garnished with kaiware daikon sprouts and katsuo (dried bonito), served with ponzu citrus soy sauce.

Sansai (Mountain Vegetable) Tempura with Matcha Salt
Japanese sansai (mountain vegetables) tempura, lightly battered and fried and served with a matcha (green tea) flavored salt.

How to Easily Throw the Best Temaki (Hand-Rolled) Sushi Party Ever
All you need to know to easily set-up and host the best temaki sushi (hand roll) dinner or party. Comprehensive list of temaki sushi ingredients and essentials.

How to Make Bento: Five Easy Tips for Packing a Great Lunch
How to Make Bento: Five Easy Tips for Packing a Great Lunch. Information on bento boxes, bento accessories, what to pack in a bento.

Sweet, Tangy, Spicy Japanese Daikon Pickles (Tsukemono)
Sweet, tangy, and spicy Japanese daikon radish pickles are a delicious side dish to practically any Japanese meal. This recipes is simple and easy to prepare.

Japanese Simmering Sauce for Fish (Sakana no Nitsuke)
Sakana no nitsuke is a rustic Japanese dish of simmered white fish such as rockfish (mebaru), flounder (karei), mackerel (saba), and black cod (gindara).

Honey Kumquat Slices (Hachimitsu Kinkan)
Honey kumquat slices, or hachimitsu kinkan, are sliced Japanese kumquats soaked in honey. There are many ways in which honey kumquat slices may be enjoyed.

Chia Seed Pudding with Japanese Sweet Red Beans (Tsubuan)
No cook chia seed pudding with Japanese sweet red beans (tsubuan) and fresh berries.

Karashi Mentaiko (Spicy Cod Roe) and Spinach Spaghetti
Karashi mentaiko (spicy cod roe) and spinach spaghetti is a Japanese style (wafu) pasta dish that is popular in Japan and very easy to make.

Karashi Mentaiko Onigiri (Spicy Cod Roe Rice Ball)
Karashi mentaiko onigiri is a Japanese rice ball filled with spicy cod roe. It is also called omusubi or musubi. Rice balls are perfect snacks or to include in a bento.

Spicy Konnyaku (Yam Cake)
Spicy konnyaku is a Japanese dish of bite-sized yam cake seasoned with shichimi togarashi (7-spice chili) and braised in a oil-free dashi broth.

10 Best Dishes for Hosting a Japanese Girl’s Day (Hinamatsuri) Party
10 great Japanese dishes for easily hosting a Japanese Girls’ Day, or Hinamatsuri party lunch. With these recipes you'll be sure to impress any crowd.

Sui Gyoza (Boiled Japanese Dumplings)
Sui gyoza is a Japanese gyoza dumpling that is boiled, then served with a simple dipping sauce of ponzu (citrus soy sauce) and spices.

Candied Kumquats (Kinkan Kanro-Ni)
Japanese candied kumquats, or kinkan kanro-ni, are sweet and tangy and delicious on their own. Or they can be used to garnish desserts or drinks. Easy recipe!

Kurogoma Ice Cream (Roasted Black Sesame)
Japanese black sesame ice cream is made with a traditional vanilla ice cream recipe, and ground black sesame seeds and nuri goma, or black sesame paste.

Salmon Ochazuke (Japanese Style Soup of Rice with Green Tea)
Salmon ochazuke is a traditional Japanese dish of steamed rice served in a small rice bowl, topped with grilled salmon and green tea.

Chicken Meatball Skewer (Tsukune Yakitori)
Japanese chicken meatballs skewers, or tsukune yakitori, is a very popular dish. It is seasoned with a light teriyaki sauce and served as an appetizer, snack or meal.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Wings
Slow cooker teriyaki chicken wings are braised with a simple teriyaki sauce in the slow cooker for three hours. The meat is fall-off-the-bone tender and juicy.

Japanese Condiment Essentials
Best list of Japanese condiments essential to every kitchen. Descriptions and photos of Japanese condiments.

Japanese Condiment Essentials
Best list of Japanese condiments essential to every kitchen. Descriptions and photos of Japanese condiments.

Roasted Soy Bean Recipe for Setsubun (Japanese Bean Throwing Festival)
Easy roasted soy bean recipe for celebrating Japanese Setsubun, the beginning of spring. It is also ceremonious to toss roasted soybeans on this occasion for good luck.

Kinako Mochi (Rice Cake with Sweet roasted Soy Bean Flour)
Kinako mochi is a traditional and rustic Japanese dish of rice cakes which are seasoned with sweetened kinako, or roasted soy bean flour.

Top Obon Festival Foods, Part 1 - Japanese Foods
Top Japanese Obon Festival Foods, Part 1: Popular Japanese foods commonly found at summer Obon festivals.

Ginger Soy Braised Tuna (Maguro No Nitsuke)
Ginger soy braised tuna, or maguro no nitsuke, is a rustic dish with bold savory and sweet soy sauce flavors.

Grilled Miso Marinated Salmon
Gilled miso marinated salmon steaks bursting with savory sweet umami flavor.

Tofu Mochi (Rice Cakes) with Sweet Kinako (Roasted Soy Bean Flour)
Tofu Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made with soy bean curd and then dusted with sweet kinako or roasted soy bean flour.

Vegetable Harumaki (Fried Spring Roll)
Japanese vegetable spring rolls, or

Kinako (Roasted Soy Bean Flour) and Vanilla Soy Milk Latte: Hot or Iced
Enjoy an easy Japanese beverage of kinako (roasted soy bean flour) and vanilla soy milk latte served either hot or iced.

Norimaki Mochi (Rice Cake with Sweet Soy Sauce & Wrapped in Seaweed)
Norimaki mochi is a traditional Japanese dish of mochi (rice cake) seasoned with a sweet and savory soy glaze, and wrapped in a piece of seaweed.

Five Ways to Use Kinako (Roasted Soy Bean Flour)
Kinako is a Japanese ingredient made of roasted soy bean flour. It has many applications but is primarily used for Japanese desserts or wagashi.

10 Best Japanese New Year's Dishes (Osechi Ryori)
10 best Japanese New Year's dishes (osechi ryori) to include for your next celebration.

How to Make Japanese Pork Fried Rice - Recipe
A recipe to make pork fried rice.

Mitarashi Kushi Dango Recipe
A recipe to make Japanese mitarashi kushi dango

Vegan Ozoni (Japanese New Year's Soup with Rice Cake)
Ozoni, or zoni, is a traditional Japanese soup with vegetables and rice cake (mochi) that is enjoyed on New Year's Day, or oshogatsu.

Ponzu Sauce Recipe with Citrus and Japanese Vinegar
Japanese ponzu sauce is very simple to make. Literally translated as vinegar punch, the citrus-based recipe calls for soy sauce, lemon juice, rice vinegar and dashi.

Okonomiyaki Savory Grilled Japanese Pancake Recipe
Okonomiyaki is a kind of pancake in Japanese cooking. This recipe is for the Oasaka-style version of the dish, which can be made and topped with a variety of ingredients.

Yakisoba (Japanese Fried Noodle) Recipe
A recipe to make yakisoba - fried noodles.

Shoyu or Soy Sauce Ramen Recipe Made With Chicken
This shoyu (soy sauce) ramen recipe is quick and relatively easy and uses chicken and Chukamen noodles as its main ingredients in a soup that is salty and tangy but relatively light.

California Roll
A recipe to make california roll.

Gyudon Recipe (Simmered Beef on Top of Steamed Rice)
A recipe for gyudon - beef bowl.

Spicy Tuna Roll
A recipe to make sushi roll with spicy tuna filling.

Japanese Oyakodon Recipe - Chicken with Rice and Egg
A recipe to make oyakodon. Japanese Food.

Custard Pudding
A recipe to make custard pudding.

Japanese Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make sesame flavored salad dressing.

Miso Soup with Tofu
It's miso soup with tofu. Japanese Food.

Japanese Fried Tofu (Agedashi Dofu) Recipe
A recipe for agedashi dofu. Japanese Food.

Creamy Sesame Salad Dressing Recipe
A recipe to make creamy sesame salad dressing.

Recipe for Oden, the Japanese Version of Hot Pot
This recipe for oden is for a Japanese-style hot pot dish. Normally considered to be a winter dish, it includes various ingredients like daikon radish, boiled eggs and more.

Daifuku With Anko (Sweet Azuki Bean Paste) Filling Recipe
A recipe to make daifuku cakes. Japanese Food.

Nigiri-zushi - The Best Known Sushi Dish
A quick guide to nigiri-zushi. Japanese Food.

Teppanyaki Style Japanese Barbecue Using Iron Plate
Teppanayaki is a Japanese method of cooking using an iron plate or teppan to produce a grilled or barbecued dish that may include many kinds of food.

Hiyashi Chuka - Japanese Cold Noodle Recipe
A recipe to make hiyachi chuka, cold noodles served with lots of toppings, like thin omelette strips, boiled chicken, cucumber, and boiled bean sprouts.

Japanese Sweet Red Bean Dessert Wontons
Festive star-shaped red bean dumplings, a wonderful Japanese-influenced dessert of sweet red beans in a gyoza wrapper and fried. Perfect for holidays.

Shinto God Inari Namesake Inarizushi Sushi Recipe
Inarizushi is named for Inari, the Shinto god. It is a common type of sushi and is also known as brown bag sushi because of its fried tofu pouch.

Nabeyaki Udon Noodles Recipe
A recipe for nabeyaki udon with chicken, fishcake (kamaboko) and your choice of toppings. Japanese Food.

Japanese Omelet Rice (Omurice) Recipe
A recipe to make omurice. Japanese Food.

Tempura Shrimp Recipe for Rice or Noodles
A recipe to make tempura shrimp.

Tentsuyu Tempura Dipping Sauce Recipe
It's a recipe to make tempura dipping sauce.

Katsudon Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl Recipe
It's a recipe to make pork cutlet rice bowl.

Japanese Tamagoyaki (Rolled Omelet) Recipe
A recipe to make tamagoyaki - rolled omelet.

Seasoned Herring Roe (Kazunoko) Japanese New Year Food
Seasoned herring roe, known as kazunoko, is a delicacy served on Japanese New Year's Day (oshogatsu) and is considered traditional osechi ryori.

Pan-Fried Eggplant With Miso Recipe
A recipe to make pan-fried eggplant with miso.

Salmon Fried Rice
A recipe to make fried rice with salmon.

Dorayaki Recipe - Sweet Filled Pancakes
It's a recipe to make dorayaki cakes.

Kitsune Udon Noodles Recipe
A recipe for kitune udon noodles.

Anko Recipe - Sweet Azuki Bean Paste - Japanese Food
A recipe to make sweet azuki beans paste.

Kappamaki (Cucumber Sushi Roll) Recipe
It's a recipe to make kappamaki.

Okayu Japanese Rice Porridge - Recipe
A recipe to make plain okayu. Japanese Food.

Ohagi (Botamochi) - Rice Balls Recipe
It's a recipe to make sweet rice balls.

Honey Butter Toast Recipe
It's a recipe to make honey butter toast with vanilla ice cream.

Japanese-Style No Bake Cheesecake Recipe
Rare cheesecake recipe - Japanese-style no bake cheesecake recipe.

Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake - Recipe
A recipe to make matcha flavored pound cake.

Noodle Dipping Sauce
A recipe to make Japanese noodle dipping sauce.