Creamy with a natural mild sweetness, Amazake or sweet sake is a popular Japanese hot drink during the New Year’s. Made with rice koji, it is also a healthy drink to improve your immune system.
With a savory curry filling, a chewy, springy texture, and a light coating of crispy panko, Japanese Curry Bread – or Kare Pan – is the star of pastries at Japanese bakery shops. If you are a huge fan of Japanese curry, you have to make this insanely delicious bread bun at home.
Crispy on the outside and juicy tender meat on the inside, this delicious Gluten Free Karaage is for everyone, including ones with gluten intolerant.
Stuffed with sweet kabocha squash and miso eggplant, these Japanese dumplings Oyaki are popular snack in Nagano Prefecture located in central Japan.
Japanese twist on Burrata Crostini served with ikura and arugula. This creamy cheese works well with salty and savory red caviar. Add a bit of yuzu pepper for a pleasantly spicy kick.
Stuffed with a variety of fillings and flavors, Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) make an ideal quick snack and are a fun alternative to sandwiches for lunch.
Crispy on the outside and filled with sweet red bean paste or custard cream on the inside, Imagawayaki is a popular street snack in Japan.
Learn how to make homemade custard cream (pastry cream) and use it as a filling for Dorayaki, Taiyaki, and Imagawayaki (Obanyaki)!
One of my favorite drinks from Japan is Cream Soda, a delicious melon flavored soda drink with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Savory Japanese stir fried noodles stuffed in the soft spongy hot dog bun, Yakisoba Pan is a popular lunch and snack you can find all over Japan. If you are a carb-lover, this conveniently paired starch-on-starch action is your ultimate sandwich of choice.