How to make tantan noodles (Ramen in spicy sesame soup)

How to make tantan noodles (Ramen in spicy sesame soup)

February 01, 2019

Dandan noodles is originally Chinese dish, it is also popular in Japan and it is called Tantan-men. In this recipe, you can ...

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Chef's Recipe: Chorizo Fried Rice

Chef's Recipe: Chorizo Fried Rice

January 25, 2019

As part of our chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty recipe for Chorozo fried rice. This recipe comes from Naoko, our friend, Japanese food artist and teacher over at Naoko's

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Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Kohaku-Namasu

Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Kohaku-Namasu

December 27, 2018

Kohaku-Namasu, literally translating to "red and white vegetables, is made of mooli (white radish) and carrot which are grated into fine strips and pickled in sweetened vinegar...

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Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Kuro Mame

Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Kuro Mame

December 20, 2018

In this second blog, we look at Kuro Mame which literally translates to 'black beans'. Kuro mame is part of the Osechi-ryori which is also to be eaten...

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Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Ebi no Onigara Yaki

Japanese Traditional New Year Dish - Ebi no Onigara Yaki

December 06, 2018

At new year in Japan, some people eat a dish called Osechi-ryori. This is a traditional dish that has history and a deep meaning behind it. It is to be eaten during the first three days...

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Chef's recipe: Salmon yuzu pepper creamy fettuccine

Chef's recipe: Salmon yuzu pepper creamy fettuccine

November 14, 2018

As part of our Chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty recipe for Salmon yuzu pepper creamy fettuccine...

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Chef’s Recipe: Japanese Style Mapo Tofu

Chef’s Recipe: Japanese Style Mapo Tofu

October 09, 2018

As part of our Chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty recipe for Japanese Style Mapo Tofu This recipe comes from Naoko, our friend, Japanese food artist and teacher over at Naoko's

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Miso glazed pork belly & Sticky miso aubergine bao buns

Miso glazed pork belly & Sticky miso aubergine bao buns

October 01, 2018

Hirata buns or Bao buns are Japan’s answer to a cheeseburger, delicious steamed buns...

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How to make Seared Tuna (Aburi Maguro)

How to make Seared Tuna (Aburi Maguro)

September 21, 2018

Seared tuna can be cooked at home with tuna that is sold in any supermarket. If you're unsure about eating raw fish, this recipe could be for you. Like a nice steak, the tuna is lightly...

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Chef's Recipe: Soy soup udon noodles with braised beef and soft boiled creamy egg

Chef's Recipe: Soy soup udon noodles with braised beef and soft boiled creamy egg

September 03, 2018

As part of our Chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty...

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How to make Cha-han (Japanese fried rice)

How to make Cha-han (Japanese fried rice)

August 20, 2018

Have you ever tried Japanese fried rice? In Japan, short grain sticky rice is normal so it is bit different to Chinese fried rice. Cha-han is normally served with Ramen...

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Chef's recipe: Grilled pork, ginger and leek with anchovy

Chef's recipe: Grilled pork, ginger and leek with anchovy

July 30, 2018

As part of our Chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty recipe for Grilled pork, ginger and leek with anchovy...

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Recipes for Shichimi and Sansho Japanese Spices

Recipes for Shichimi and Sansho Japanese Spices

June 18, 2018

Not just sprinkle shichimi on udon and miso soup, try shichimi and sansho on some different dishes! 1 Shichimi curry...

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Chef's Recipes: Salted Rice Malt Marinated Chicken Roll (Tori Ham)

Chef's Recipes: Salted Rice Malt Marinated Chicken Roll (Tori Ham)

May 25, 2018

As part of our Chefs focus feature we bring you a tasty...

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10 Best Japanese Recipes For The Western Palate

10 Best Japanese Recipes For The Western Palate

April 23, 2018

Japan is a wonderland of food. It is best if you can travel there to try all the good food of course, but without travelling...

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Chef's recipe: Steamed chicken dumplings with ponzu

Chef's recipe: Steamed chicken dumplings with ponzu

April 16, 2018

This recipe comes from Naoko, our friend, Japanese food artist and teacher over at Naoko's Kitchen...

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How to make Soba-meshi

How to make Soba-meshi

March 12, 2018

Soba-meshi is a fried rice with yakisoba! It is often eaten in Kobe.(Kansai region) Recipe for 2 What you need : Yakisoba noodle (and sauce in the sachet) Cooked rice (180g)...

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3 Recipes using Japanese Mayo

3 Recipes using Japanese Mayo

March 08, 2018

March 1st was mayonnaise day in Japan! We all know Japanese mayo is good on everything, and it is also nice to use while cooking! If you are wondering what the difference...

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