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.
Gyoza with Wings (or Hanetsuki Gyoza) is a type of Japanese dumpling filled with juicy, savory ingredients that is pan-fried to crispy perfection. They have a fancy look with crispy thin wings just ready for you to bite into.
Cold Curry Udon is chilled udon soaked in curry soup, topped with sliced pork, boiled egg, sliced onion, julienned cucumber, mizuna leaves, tomatoes, and grilled eggplant. It’s a colorful, nutritious and refreshingly savory summer dish!
Chilled noodles soaked in a savory sesame miso sauce, Hiyashi Chuka is a popular cold ramen noodles enjoyed in the hot summer months.
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!
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!
Thin sliced pork loin deep fried to perfection and place on top of steamed rice, this simple crispy tonkatsu donburi is a great one meal dish.
Miso Pork and Eggplant Stir-Fry is a deliciously easy weeknight meal of tender pork and eggplant soaked in a savory miso sauce.