The traditional food of Japan is based on rice with miso soup and other dishes, each in its own utensil, with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The side dishes often consist of fish, pickled vegetables, and vegetables cooked in broth. Fish is common in the traditional cuisine. It is often grilled, but it may also be served raw as sashimi or in sushi. Seafood and vegetables are also deep-fried in a light batter as tempura.

Japanese Cooking

Miso and Sesame Pork Meatballs

April 19, 2015

Pork, for some reason, really partners well with Japanese flavours, and it seems to be a real favourite in restaurants in Japan, used in a multitude of rice and noodle dishes! However, sometimes if you want to try out some real simple Japanese cooking with very little preparation, you need to ditch the broths and sauces, and just get down... Continue Reading →

Fusion Food Recipe: Japanese Style Burgers

April 17, 2015

If you love the traditional flavourings of Japanese food, you might want to start experimenting with adding them to traditional English and American dishes! It often results in something that might sound a bit strange at first, but when you take that first bite, you'll be convinced! In the past we've shared recipes for Japanese inspired pizzas, but this time... Continue Reading →