How-Tos

Learn the basic tips and techniques in Japanese cooking with these helpful How-To pages. From gyoza-wrapping, how to thinly slice meat to how to store cooked rice, we’ve got you covered. Follow along and you’ll be a confident cook in no time!

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Measuring the flour accurately with a measuring cup.

How to Measure Flour (The Right Way)

Learn how to measure flour accurately with a measuring cup for baking recipes! With...
Thickening a Japanese simmered dish with cornstarch slurry to thicken the sauce.

How to Thicken Sauce and Soup (Cornstarch Slurry) in Japanese Cooking

Learn how to thicken sauces and soups with cornstarch slurry. This technique helps to...
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