An All-Natural Version — No Additives A Japanese Classic with Soba
Every Japanese cook used to be able to make this dipping sauce for Soba Noodles. Nowadays, the cook in a Japanese household may be a working wife and mother or a single man even, and nobody seems to have time to make the simplest foods. Japanese food companies have stepped in and produced delicious versions of the dipping sauce, which do taste delicious and need no preparation at Continue reading →
These baked Korean style Meatballs get their special flavor from the combination of Korean Hot Pepper Sauce Gochujang and Sweet Sake Mirin. The slight sweetness adds a nice flavor note. Continue reading →
Kalbi, or Korean style Barbecued Pork, is one of the basic Korean home style dishes that are basic to making a simple Korean meal. It’s easy to make and the marination seems to bring out the flavor of the meat.
Bamboo Rice is one of a class of Japanese dishes which combine Rice with one or more other ingredients.
This recipe is good whenever fresh Bamboo is available. Canned or shrink-packed Bamboo in brine also work well with this. The use of Sake or Mirin when cooking Rice enhances its flavor and aroma and may be called a secret ingredient. Continue reading →
For Outings or the Theater
Japanese Box Lunch Ingredient
Japanese Bento meals began as a convenient way to serve meals eaten on the run in the field or elsewhere. They were intended to be eaten any time between breakfast and dinner. Later, they became popular as a snack or Continue reading →
A classic of Japanese cuisine. For many people the term Teriyaki connotes dishes cooked ina sugary, syrupy sauce. But this need not be so. Here’s a simple recipe, based on a Ginger-Soy Sauce-Mirin marinade that provides sufficient sweetness from the Mirin without any added sugar. Recipe adapted from Nancy Singleton Hachisu Continue reading →