Holding the warm rice bowl between your hands and smelling matsutake gohan is one of the simple luxury the Japanese enjoys during fall. Fresh matsutake mushroom are available now so enjoy them before the season is over.
Making broiled salmon is much easier than most people think, simply pre-heat toaster oven to 400 degrees and bake it for 25-30 min. Our family signature sauce with broiled salmon is yuzu soy sauce. The citrus soy taste blends perfectly with fatty salmon and white rice. With the leftover salmon, I usually make salmon onigiri and enjoy them the next day with my children for lunch.
This past week my husband was traveling for work so my schedule became very hectic, during these times I usually rely on quick and easy dishes (rice or noodles) to balance out my day. One of my kids' favorite dish is this simple Japanese pork curry over rice. Next time when you feel like you don't have time to prepare a whole meal, give this quick pork curry recipe a try.
Here's another meal in bowl recipe I want to share with you. As you might notice by now with my recipes, Japanese has many many kinds of donburi. We think of something tasty by putting it over rice we create a meal in a bowl. It's great for those night when you do not want prepare 2-3 different dish. Enjoy.
In Japan, when the weather is warm we feel like we want to eat a spicy dish like curry. The weather has been warm in the San Francisco area and my Japanese friend had requested that I post a curry recipe. This chicken curry recipe received the stamp of approval from my family and it is super yummy!
Japanese food has many many different type of donburi, ingredients varies from chicken, beef, tempura, to even eel. Today's recipe is a simple beef donburi. The key ingredient is the homemade Shiso Garlic Soy Sauce. If you are tired of making multiple dishes for dinner, try the easy donburi recipe.
Takikomi Gohan is a Japanese rice dish seasoned with soy sauce. In Japan, depending on season, we add different kinds of vegetable, meat, and mushrooms so you get extra nutrition instead of just plain white rice. People are always creative in regards to the ingredients they put in. If you are tired of just plain rice, I hope you will add this recipe to your repertoire.
If you are tired of the regular Unadon (Unagi Donburi), this might give you an interesting twist to the original version. I used Shiso leaves which provide a great accent to the combination of Unagi and eggplant and plays an important role. I hope you will enjoy this quick yummy dinner.
Japanese cuisines are usually pretty healthy, however we do have quite a bit of deep fried food. There are restaurants that specialize in tempura, kushiage (deep fried skewers), and tonkatsu (deep fried pork cutlets). Today I'll share my version of tonkatsu.