Originated in Sapporo, Hokkaido, a northernmost island of Japan, Soup Curry is a light curry flavored soup served with fall-off-the-bone chicken and colorful vegetables that are flash fried to give the vibrant colors. It’s relatively a new addition to the popular Japanese curry scene.
This is a fancier version of oden – Japanese fish cake stew – with a richer, heartier broth made from a combination of oxtail and dashi. Once you make this very flavorful Oxtail Oden recipe, it’s hard to go back to the simple version anymore!
Karashi Renkon is a popular regional dish on the island of Kyushu in Japan. A mixture of miso and Japanese karashi hot mustard is stuffed in lotus root, coated in turmeric flour batter, and deep-fried until a crispy crust forms.
Cozy up and enjoy this hearty pork belly miso soup with loads of vegetables and a bit of spicy kick from yuzu kosho (Japanese citrus pepper paste)!
When Japanese custard pudding (purin) is sandwiched between two sweet pancakes (dorayaki), you get Purin Dora! With the rich buttery caramel running down the creamy and fluffy pancake, this got to be an ultimate Japanese sweet!
Experience the warmest communal dining at home with this incredibly flavorful Japanese Monkfish Hot Pot called Anko Nabe. You’ll be blown away by the rich soup broth, and all the fun involved in cooking and eating together. It’s one of our family’s most favorite meals in winter months!
Chicken Tempura is a regional favorite in Oita Prefecture of Kyushu region in Japan. With a crispy and fluffy batter on the outside and juicy and tender meat inside, this Chicken Tempura is best enjoyed by dipping with karashi mustard ponzu sauce.
Japanese Fried Oysters or Kaki Fry (Furai) are one of the popular oyster dishes in Japan during fall and winter. To enjoy the tasty briny morsel at home, juicy oysters are panko-coated, deep-fried until golden brown and served with homemade tartar sauce. They are simply heavenly!
A Taste of Hiroshima: Grilled Oysters with Ponzu Sauce. These plump, juicy oysters with citrus ponzu sauce will get it off to a good start of the meal!
Chewy udon noodles, tender fall-off-the-bone meat, and fried garlic slices in a hearty oxtail broth. This Oxtail Udon is the ultimate comfort food this winter, or all year around!