Making a checkered pattern with kamaboko fish cake is super easy and quick to make. All you need is both pink an white kamaboko fish cakes and no fancy knife skill necessary!
Kamaboko Reins (Tazuna手綱) resemble the narrow strap horse rein that has an interweaved braids and show beautiful patterns on the top red skin itself.
A beautiful kamaboko rose that symbolizes love and joy. Girls would love the special touch that brightens their bento boxes!
An impressive Kamaboko Peacock (Kujaku 孔雀) design symbolizes compassion and good health and will adorn your New Year’s platter!
The beautiful knotted kamaboko fish cake symbolizes a happy union. It makes the appetizer platter extra special and can be used as a garnish of your dish.
Pine needle design gives a nice 3D look, and is great for your appetizer platter. You don’t need any knife cutting skill to make this design.
A pine tree design of the kamaboko fish cake is slightly complicated to make, but the final result makes it truly special and unique.
A complete guide on how to cut, peel, and cook a kabocha squash (Japanese pumpkin) with helpful tutorial video and step by step pictures.
The Japanese has specific names for Japanese Cutting Techniques, cutting the vegetables a certain way accentuate its look, flavor, and texture.
Hosogiri (細切り) is a Japanese cutting technique when you cut the vegetable into julienne strips.