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.
Tex-Mex and Japanese – a surprisingly delicious fusion of cuisines. It’s best represented by Okinawan Taco Rice, a simple mashup of taco fillings and Japanese white rice. It’s a satisfyingly, unique comfort food that’s quick to make for a weeknight dinner!
Only 3 ingredients to make a deliciously sweet Okinawan treat called Sata Andagi. It’s a type of deep fried doughnut popular in Okinawa that is the winning combination of crispy and cakey!
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!
So juicy and tender, this classic Okinawan Braised Pork Belly dish called Rafute (ラフテー) is slow-cooked in Awamori (Okinawa distilled liquor), Okinawan black sugar, and soy sauce. It’s a savory, sweet, home cooked meat dish with a melt in your mouth texture that is found on dinner tables throughout Okinawa, Japan.
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.