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.
Airy, bouncy, and lightly sweet, Orange Chiffon Cake is an elegant pastry with a warm, citrusy aroma from orange zest and a hint of cardamom. This soft and moist chiffon cake is served with a dusting of confectioners’ sugar and topped with ribbons of orange peel.
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.
Crispy and flaky, with a smooth, silky filling, Japanese Sweet Potato Pie is my all-time favorite Japanese pastry. Best enjoyed with a cup of coffee or black tea, this sweet potato pie is light, but rich, making it the perfect afternoon indulgence.
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!
Pressure Cooker Oxtail Broth is richly flavored and packed with nutrients – a perfect beef stock for many Japanese soup recipes including Japanese Udon, Japanese Curry, and Japanese Fish Cake Stew (Oden).
A bowl of piping hot Vegetable Miso Soup is a simple mix of comfort, nutrition, and deliciousness! The versatility of Japanese miso soups is also a great way to incorporate seasonal vegetables.
Celebrate Spring with Cherry Blossom Madeleines! These delightful French cookies are buttery, slightly sweet and salty, with a hint of cherry blossom’s fragrance. Invite your friends over and enjoy these delicate madeleines with green tea!
Representing the elegance of the changing season with trees in full bloom, these Cherry Blossom Rice Balls are a perfect dish to bring to a spring picnic!
Super easy, copycat recipe for Trader Joe’s popular Japanese Fried Rice with Edamame, Tofu, and Hijiki Seaweed! Keep the ingredients stocked in your kitchen, and you can make this delicious fried rice any time, any day. It’s gluten free and vegetarian/vegan!