Japanese

Salmon Teriyaki

January 12, 2016

Why do we love teriyaki so much? Because when the salt-sugar-umami stars align, the result is a flavor sensation that no one can possibly resist. Forge that bottled corn syrup stuff and make your own teriyaki with only three ingredients (soy sauce, mirin, and sake).

Vegetable Tempura

June 15, 2015

I love tempura and prefer my tempura super crispy. I’ve found that the secret to mixing up a batter that fries up extra-crispy is club soda. Who knew?!

Miso Soup

March 7, 2015

Homemade is always better so ignore those powder soup packets on the grocery shelves and make your own. You’ll be amazed at how easy Miso Soup is to make and absolutely delicious.

Japanese New Year

January 1, 2014

  Japanese New Year Ringing in the New Year is an important holiday activity and exciting event for the Japanese.  In Japan the New Year celebration is called “nenga.” The Japanese observe nenga by eating osechi ryouri (New Year’s dishes), going to hatsumoude (first shrine visit), and decorating houses with...

Teriyaki Marinade

May 14, 2013

Teriyaki Marinade When I’m super busy I like to marinate meats overnight and cook them the next day.  One of my favorite marinades is Teriyaki Marinade.  Japanese foods marinated in sake-flavored soy sauce to which sugar has been added and then broiled or roasted make a quick and tasty dinner. ...

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