Delicious Hoto Nabe (Flat Noodles Miso Hot Pot) with kabocha squash, pork, napa cabbage, enoki mushrooms, and tofu. Also a tour to the Yamanashi Prefecture.
Onsen Tamago (Hot Spring Eggs) are poached or soft cooked eggs in warm water. They have a silky custardy consistency delicious eaten with rice or noodles.
Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki (Japanese Layered Pancakes) – the ultimate savory pancake complete with cabbage, bacon, noodles, shrimp, and egg. So yummy!
Okonomiyaki, savory Japanese Cabbage Pancakes topped with shrimps, bacon, and a variety of sprinkles. Delicious slathered with mayonnaise and okonomiyaki sauce.
These Brown Rice Sushi rolls with cucumber, asparagus, and crab sticks are a healthier alternative to regular white rice sushi. They are just as tasty.
Asparagus Scrambled Eggs Chirashi Sushi – simple and tasty scattered sushi with seasonal asparagus, mushrooms, and eggs. Perfect for lunch!
Easy and delicious Chirashi zushi topped with nori, shredded egg, tofu pockets, seasoned mushrooms, sliced green beans, lox, and fish roe. Very yummy!
Quick, easy, and tasty Miso Soup with wakame (seaweed), tofu, and green onions. Step-by-step instructions included for homemade dashi stock in related post.
Ume Somen with Edamame and Shrimp – a light and tasty dish featuring plum flavored soft wheat noodles in a clear dashi broth.
These Hosomaki – Thin Sushi Rolls with smelt are great as an appetizer. They are smaller and lighter with a slightly spicy and minty flavor from the shiso.
Make your own fresh and delicious Futomaki – Thick Sushi Rolls with lox, avocado, and cucumber. Detailed step-by-step pictorial instructions.
Fabulous tri-colored Neapolitan Kasutera (Neapolitan Castella) with chocolate, honey, and strawberry flavored cakes baked in a single pan.
This lovely Matcha Kasutera (Green Tea Castella) is a must try. Its delicate texture and wonderful flavor is a real treat served with a cup of tea.
Honey Kasutera (Honey Castella) – fine textured Japanese sponge cake raised solely by egg foam. Only 4 ingredients – eggs, sugar, bread flour, and honey.
This quick and easy Buta Nabe (Pork Miso Hot Pot) can be put together in 30 minutes. Cooking is done at the table. Very warm and comforting on a cold day.
Asuka Nabe – a one pot dish with chicken, mushrooms, and vegetables in a milky broth perfect for cooler weather. Deliciously warm and hearty.
Mild and delicious Japanese Curry Rice made from scratch using curry powder, garam masala, tomato sauce, thick Worcestershire sauce, and rice flour.
Treat family and friends to some delicious homemade Matcha Ice Cream. This simple eggless recipe is full of green tea flavor.
Soft, white Tau Sar Bao with red bean paste filling makes a delicious breakfast or snack. Add some powdered green tea to make Matcha Anpan.
A tender steamed cake made with light and fluffy kabocha squash, raisins, and walnuts. It is delicious served with fresh fruits and green tea.
This flavorful Gyudon (Beef Bowl) topped with simmered beef, soft cooked egg, and cabbage kimchi makes a delicious and comforting meal.