Homemade Ingredient

Learn more about the homemade ingredients that are made from scratch, which include sauce, condiments, stock, gyoza wrappers, and noodles!

A blue plate containing menma, seasoned bamboo shoots for ramen.
A Weck glass jar containing Crunchy Garlic Chili Oil (Taberu Rayu).

Crunchy Garlic Chili Oil (Taberu Rayu)

Make my Crunchy Garlic Chili Oil (Taberu Rayu) recipe and enjoy the versatile umami...
A mason jar containing Homemade Shiso Pesto.

Homemade Shiso Pesto 大葉ジェノベーゼ

Homemade Shiso Pesto takes just 10 minutes to make. My vegetarian recipe is a...
A glass container with fresh shiso leaves marinated in garlic soy sauce.

Shiso Garlic Soy Sauce 大葉にんにく醤油

My easy recipe for Shiso Garlic Soy Sauce is based on the infused condiment...
Mason jars containing homemade simple syrup.

Simple Syrup

Make this Simple Syrup recipe in just 5 minutes for your cocktails, iced tea,...
A Bull-Dog Vegetable Fruit Sauce (Tonkatsu Sauce) and homemade tonkatsu sauce in a mason jar.

Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce とんかつソース

My Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce uses only four ingredients and is so quick to make!
Two glass bottles containing smoked soy sauce.

Smoked Soy Sauce Recipe

Learn how to make Smoked Soy Sauce at home and add a smoky flavor...
A Weck jar containing golden fried garlic chips.

How to Make Garlic Chips

Fried Garlic Chips are so easy to make at home and will jazz up...
A white bowl containing spicy mayo.

Homemade Spicy Mayo Recipe

Creamy and tangy Homemade Spicy Mayo is a killer sauce for sushi, sandwiches, rice...
A food processor containing freshly ground Nerigoma (Japanese white sesame paste).

How to Make Sesame Paste (Neri Goma)

You'll need only toasted sesame seeds and a food processor to make Japanese Sesame...
A mason jar containing Japanese Chili Oil (La-yu).

Homemade La-yu (Rayu Japanese Chili Oil)

Homemade la-yu (Japanese Chili Oil) is an aromatic seasoning that adds a spicy accent...
Glass pitchers containing vegan dashi (shiitake kombu dashi).

Vegan Dashi (Shiitake Kombu Dashi) 精進だし

This Vegan Dashi, or Shiitake Kombu Dashi, is a plant-based Japanese soup stock made...
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