Classic Recipes

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Yaki-Onigiri (Grilled Rice Ball)

Onigiri (rice ball) is one of the most important icons of Japanese cuisine, which has been eaten in the country for at least a few thousand years. Because of its flexibility in arrangement, especially the fillings, Onigiri is loved by people of all ages. Among thousands of Onigiri recipes, Yakionigiri is definitely one of the most popular ones here in Japan. The appetizing aroma of charred soy sauce and crispy grilled rice are so hard to resist and you can never get enough of it once you experience.
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Salmon Garlic Butter Fried Rice

Japanese fried rice is typically made with Ramen Char Siu, but this is a recipe I came up with when I had a leftover salted salmon fillet from the supermarket. The saltiness and umami of salted salmon is a perfect match with fried rice. Butter and garlic give extra flavour and richness on top.
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Natto Kinchaku (Fermented Soybean in Fried Tofu Sachet)

Here is a recipe you can try, if you are already a Natto fan. The meatiness of Natto and crispness of grilled Abura-age (Thin fried tofu) perfectly match together and makes a very good Vegan-friendly main dish. Above all, it's super easy to prepare.
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15-minute meal: Yakiniku Donburi (Japanese BBQ rice bowl)

Are you a busy parent of hungry teenaged children, but still want to cook a nice and comforting home-cooked meal for your family? Then this recipe would be perfect for you.
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Nasu-Miso-Dengaku (Grilled Eggplant with Sweet Miso Glaze)

Dengaku is a traditional Japanese dish with grilled ingredients, such as tofu, Konjaku or some vegetables, brushed with sweet miso glaze. Among different Dengaku variations, Nasu-Miso-Dengaku (Eggplant Dengaku) would probably be the most popular. The silky and melt-in-your-mouse texture of the grilled/pan-fried eggplant and the sweet and savoury rich miso glaze complement each other to be a perfectly satisfying dish! The good news is, such a delicious and satisfying dish happens to be vegetarian, as a lot of traditional Japanese dishes are.
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Stir-fried Konjaku and Green Pepper (Konjaku To Piman No Itamemono)

Konjaku is a hard jelly made from a type of yam and has been an common ingredients in Japanese cuisines for nearly a thousand years. It's used in various dishes in Japanese cuisine and known for is very low calorie, which makes it a perfect ingredient for dieting. This is a simple, delicious and healthy home cooked-dish which I learnt from my mother.
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Tenshin-han (Crab omelette and Ankake sauce over rice)

Tenshin-han is one of the go-to items people order at Chinese restaurants in Japan. It’s a flat round omelette served on top of rice with Ankake (a type of thick gravy sauce), and has crab meat mixed into the eggs—the dish is also called Kani-tama, which literally means crab and eggs. A lot of Japanese people believe it originally came from Tenshin (Tianjin, China), altho
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Kimpira Renkon (Stir-fried lotus root)

Renkon, the Japanese term for lotus root, I think, has one of the most amazing crunchy textures of all the vegetables in the world. On top of that, It contains a lot of fibers and vitamin C.
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Miso-dare for Miso ramen | Secret revealed

This is a secret-revealed. A decent recipe for Miso-dare (miso sauce) for Miso ramen. You can use this not only for Ramen but also for Mapo-tofu, stir-fried vegetables, marinating meat for Yakiniku and so on.
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Japanese-Style Mapo-tofu Rice Bowl

This is a Japanese version of the famous Mapo-Tofu (Sichuanese spicy Tofu dish) made into Donburi (Japanese rice bowl dish).
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