Kakiage Don - Deep fried golden vegetables with shrimp, crunchy veggie tempura with carrot, sweet potato, and gobo with homemade sauce over rice.
Simple and quick pasta sauce made from sauté onion, garlic and thyme, bacon, mushroom and tomatoes, and lemons with chicken
Crispy chicken katsu served with savory dashi sauce and eggs over rice. Garnished with Japanese wild parsley and chili powder.
Donburi with fresh salmon sashimi and ikura over warm Japanese rice. Garnished with shredded nori and shiso leaf.
Temari Sushi is a casual sushi that we can make at home. You don’t need sushi chef’s skill to make these cute delicious little balls of sushi. Featured on Celebration.com.
The delicious eggplant coated in crispy panko and melted cheese went perfectly with the meat sauce. Next time you have want to serve spaghetti meat sauce with a twist, try adding some Eggplant Parmesan.
This past week my husband was traveling for work so my schedule became very hectic, during these times I usually rely on quick and easy dishes (rice or noodles) to balance out my day. One of my kids' favorite dish is this simple Japanese pork curry over rice. Next time when you feel like you don't have time to prepare a whole meal, give this quick pork curry recipe a try.
Here's the classic recipe on how to make California rolls. My children loves sushi and one of the first rolls they've tried is the California roll. The texture of crab meat and avocado mixed with delicious sushi rice and tiny tobikos bursting in your mouth is simply delicious.
Growing up in Japan, one of my favorite dishes during the hot and humid summer time is Zaru Soba. Zaru soba is buckwheat noodle dipped in a delicious dashi soy sauce. Eating this dish always reminded me of the happy summers I enjoyed in Japan growing up.
Each region in Asia has their own variation of wonton. Japanese wontons tends to be a bit more blend than compared to Chinese style wontons. My kids really enjoy these wontons and they can each eat about 10. Making wonton is not as difficult as you think so give it a try!
I love spaghetti with meat sauce! Growing up in Japan, I would order spaghetti with meat sauce every time we go to a western restaurant. I have many variation of the meat sauce recipes but this is definitely one of my favorite. Remember to get some fresh Parmesan cheese and grate it right before eating.
Japanese styled pasta (aka wafuu pasta) was introduced in Japan in the 70s. By using Japanese ingredients with Italian pasta, wafuu pasta creates its own distinct character and taste. For this recipe, the taste of mentsuyu mixes perfectly with tuna and mushrooms for a savory flavor.