Shibazuke is a popular pickle originated in Kyoto. These salty and slightly sour pickles have beautiful natural purple color from purple shiso leaves. Enjoy these pickles with steamed rice or Ochazuke.
Fresh homemade lemonade is so simple and easy to make with just a few ingredients. Here are 3 delicious versions of lemonade: Classic, Thyme, and Mint Lemonade. Grab your pitcher and kick off the summer with these icy cool drinks!
This light and refreshing Bean Sprout Salad takes only 10 minutes to make! It’s crunchy, nutty, so addicting! A perfect side dish for any Asian meal!
Plum Wine or Umeshu (梅酒) is a Japanese liqueur made by steeping fresh Japanese plum (ume) in shochu/white liquor and sugar – homemade recipe.
This crunchy and toasty sautéed yam absorbs the flavors from soy sauce being charred in the pan. Inspired by the Japanese drama, Midnight Diner.
Mame gohan, or Japanese green pea rice, is a classic rice dish that is often served during the springtime when the peas are in season.
If you love iced coffee, then you must try Japanese Iced Coffee. Enjoy all the wonderful flavors and aromatics from the beans.
Hanami Dango is enjoyed during cherry blossom viewing in Japan. These three-color rice balls (Sanshoku Dango) is a popular treat in spring!
Slathered in sweet & savory miso glaze, Miso Dengaku with tofu, eggplant, daikon, or konnyaku has been enjoyed in Japan since 1500’s.
After indulgence of Japanese New Year feast, Nanakusa Gayu (seven herb rice porridge) is eaten on January 7 to help our stomachs recover.