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ODEN

ODEN

Oden is the Japanese soul food that warms both your body and heart. It reminds me of the good old days. I hope you’ll enjoy oden with your favorite ingredients!

Parboiling daikon radish

Parboiling daikon radish

If you would like to make a beautiful simmered daikon dish, I recommend you boil the daikon in rice-water (milky water resulting from washing rice) beforehand.

How to cook Japanese rice with your pot

How to cook Japanese rice with your pot

Even if you have a Japanese rice cooker, you will probably find something new in this article.

SUSHI KAPPO NOBU

SUSHI KAPPO NOBU

I’m going to introduce you to a nice sushi restaurant that you should definitely add to your list of places to visit when you’re in Tokyo.

Daikon radish

Daikon radish

Daikon radish is well known around the world. Do you know that the taste and texture are different depending on the parts?

Yaki-Dofu / broiled Tofu

Yaki-Dofu / broiled Tofu

焼き豆腐(yaki-dofu) is lightly broiled tofu which is often used for sukiyaki.

Kouhaku namasu / daikon and carrot pickles

Kouhaku namasu / daikon and carrot pickles

I love both the sweet and sour taste of namasu, and especially the texture! The way of making “kouhaku namasu” is quite easy and you can make it with very simple ingredients.

Sukiyaki

Sukiyaki

The most famous Nabe/hot pot dish that makes us excited! There are many things I want to tell you here!

NEJIRI UME/Plum blossom shaped carrots

NEJIRI UME/Plum blossom shaped carrots

Blossom shaped carrots are often used in Japanese cuisine and these are effective to make your dish appealing! I hope you’ll get it a try!

Enokitake (Enoki mushroom)

Enokitake (Enoki mushroom)

Enokitake has a lot of dietary fibers, vitamin B1 and B2. It’s also known as a low-calorie food.