Crunchy burdock root and sweet carrot coated with creamy Japanese mayonnaise dressing, this Gobo Salad (Japanese Burdock Salad) is a popular side dish in Japan. Think of it like a coleslaw, this salad goes well with any Japanese dish and bento.
Need some cucumber inspiration? Try Sunomono or Japanese Cucumber Salad in 4 ways! Marinated in vinegar, sugar, salt and soy sauce, this sweet & sour cucumber salad makes a perfect side dish. It’s light, healthy and incredibly refreshing!
This easy Japanese Tofu Salad with Sesame Ponzu Dressing is a refreshing salad with leafy greens, tofu, corn, wakame seaweed, and fragrant Japanese herb – shiso leaves. You’ll love the tangy ponzu sauce too. It is super easy to make and goes well with many Japanese and Asian dishes. So make a big batch!
Are you ready for the dreamiest pancake for your Sunday brunch? This perfectly scented Matcha Souffle Pancake (抹茶スフレパンケーキ) is calling. It’s super airy and fluffy like you’re eating cottony clouds, only with a special touch of flavor! Enjoy it with homemade whipped cream and an extra sprinkling of matcha powder.
Simmered Taro (Satoimo no Nimono) is a classic home cooked recipe that compliments the main dish in a typical Japanese meal. A humble yet wonderful way to appreciate the remarkable texture and pleasant sweetness of this starchy root vegetable.
Often tucked in sushi rolls or served over rice bowl, this Spicy Tuna is a versatile recipe that you can make into a meal, appetizer, or canapés. With a few simple ingredients, you can prepare this popular Spicy Tuna recipe in 15 minutes!
Simmered Kiriboshi Daikon, cooked to perfection in a broth of dashi, soy sauce and mirin, is a traditional Japanese dish made from daikon (radish) and abura-age (fried tofu). It is a dynamic side dish for a variety of Japanese meals – served at room temperature, warm, or chilled.
Juicy Japanese BBQ meat with crunchy vegetables, wrapped in rice paper to seal in the deliciousness, these fresh spring rolls with Yakiniku make the best summer dish! Serve the spring rolls as the main dish on a warm summer night or as an appetizer for your next potluck or home party.
Sweet, savory miso sauce slathered on warm, fluffy rice balls, this Miso Yaki Onigiri is such a simple and humble dish, yet so deliciously comforting. Perfect for a summer picnic, afternoon snack for your children, or midnight treat for yourself!
Cooked in classic Japanese seasonings, Simmered Bamboo Shoots is a simple and elegant dish to enjoy during springtime when fresh bamboo shoots are in season. Crunchy and savory, they make a great side dish or accompaniment for drinks.