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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.

Karaage Bento

Karaage Bento

Choosing a bento box is part of the pleasures of making bento. You can see my way of packing a bento box in this article.

Shimeji Mushroom

Shimeji Mushroom

Shimeji or shimeji mushrooms have grown wildly in Japan for a very long time. Nowadays most of them in the markets are artificially cultivated.

Japanese style potato salad

Japanese style potato salad

I believe that this potato salad goes well with many different kinds of meals! Why don’t you try adding a new salad to your regular meals?

Kinpira Gobo

Kinpira Gobo

A very common side dish seasoned with soy sauce and mirin. The salty-sweet flavor of kinpira gobo goes well with white rice. It also goes well with bread.

MAITAKE

MAITAKE

My favorite mushroom that commonly used for soup, salad, stir-fried and deep-fried dishes, as well as many others. Tempra is the best Maitake dish for me.

Salmon and Japanese mushroom parcel

Salmon and Japanese mushroom parcel

I hope you will enjoy this beautiful Autumn parcel which has been filled with wonderful seasonal flavors.