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Proper water for Japanese cooking

Proper water for Japanese cooking

Have you ever thought about the importance of water when it comes to cooking?

Tofu and Aburaage Miso Soup

Tofu and Aburaage Miso Soup

One of my recipes for miso soup/ misoshiru with very common ingredients. I hope you like it!

My Daily Dashi

My Daily Dashi

Here’s the dashi I usually prepare for daily meals. I think we don’t necessarily follow the basic rules when it comes to home cooking.

Japanese soups

Japanese soups

Two types of the most well-known Japanese soup, Suimono, and Misoshiru. I hope you’ll enjoy both.

What is Japanese miso?

What is Japanese miso?

A short introduction to Japanese miso. You can see the differences in the ingredients, colors, and flavors.

Sanshoku Soboro

Sanshoku Soboro

Soboro is a dish with crumbled and seasoned food such as meat or fish. It’s often used as toppings for a donburi or bento.

Hourensou no ohitashi (spinach with savory sauce)

Hourensou no ohitashi (spinach with savory sauce)

Blanched spinach seasoned dashi/broth, simple and a very common side dish in Japan. I hope you’ll give it a try!

How to preserve Japanese rice

How to preserve Japanese rice

Rice is a staple food in Japan. We’ve been enjoying eating room-temperature rice for a long time. Let me tell you the Japanese way of preserving Japanese rice.

Japanese commonly used sugars

Japanese commonly used sugars

Each country has unique sugars. You can see Japanese commonly used sugars in this article. I hope it’s helpful for your Japanese cooking.

OMURICE

OMURICE

A very popular dish which ketchup flavored rice is wrapped inside of a thinly made omelet. It always reminds me of a weekend lunch at home.