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Browse our delicious recipes featuring red bean and soybean. Learn how to make mochi, red bean pancake, manju steamed buns, dorayaki, edamame and more.

A white and red Japanese bowl containing Kuromame, sweet black soybeans, topped with gold leaf for the Japanese new year's celebration.

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A bamboo basket containing perfectly cooked and salted edamame.

How to Cook Edamame (Fresh and Frozen)

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A white and red Japanese bowl containing Kuromame, sweet black soybeans, topped with gold leaf for the Japanese new year's celebration.

Kuromame (Sweet Black Soybeans) 黒豆

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A rice bowl containing Sekihan (Red Bean Rice).

Sekihan (Red Bean Rice) (Video) 赤飯

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Japanese lacquer bowls containing red bean soup with mochi.

Zenzai (Oshiruko) – Red Bean Soup with Mochi ぜんざい

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A white and red Japanese bowl containing Kuromame, sweet black soybeans, topped with gold leaf for the Japanese new year's celebration.

Kuromame (Sweet Black Soybeans) 黒豆

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Sweet and savory Kuromame (Sweet Black Soybeans) are served as a part of Osechi...
A fluted white plate containing two pieces of Kashiwa Mochi, a Japanese sweet red bean filled mochi wrapped in oak leaf.

Kashiwa Mochi (Video) かしわ餅

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Soft and chewy Kashiwa Mochi is a rice cake filled with sweet red bean...
A white ceramic plate containing spicy edamame.

Spicy Edamame スパイシー枝豆

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Fiery and spicy edameme beans sautéed with chili paste, garlic, and miso. The best...
A bamboo basket containing perfectly cooked and salted edamame.

How to Cook Edamame (Fresh and Frozen)

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Lightly boiled and perfectly salted, here's how to cook frozen and fresh edamame (young...
A rice bowl containing Sekihan (Red Bean Rice).

Sekihan (Red Bean Rice) (Video) 赤飯

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Traditional Japanese rice recipe enjoyed during celebrations, sweet rice cooked with red bean and...
A glass ice cream server containing Azuki Red Bean Ice Cream.

Azuki Red Bean Ice Cream 小豆アイスクリーム

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Japan is known for its sweets with red bean as the primary flavor or...
Sweet black soybeans garnished with a gold leaf in Japanese red and gold dishes.

Instant Pot Kuromame 黒豆 (圧力鍋)

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These gemlike Sweet Black Soybeans or Kuromame, cooked in the Instant Pot, are a...
Koshian (fine red bean paste) and Tsubuan (chunky red bean paste).

How to Make Anko (Sweet Red Bean Paste) 餡子

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Sweet Red Bean Paste (Anko) of azuki beans is easy to make from scratch...
Japanese lacquer bowls containing red bean soup with mochi.

Zenzai (Oshiruko) – Red Bean Soup with Mochi ぜんざい

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Learn 3 ways to make a popular Japanese winter dessert at home called Zenzai...
Green tea mochi showing green filling and white filling.

Green Tea Mochi (Video) 抹茶大福

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Perfectly chewy with a hint of sweetness, Green Tea Mochi is timeless Japanese sweet...
White bean paste on a Japanese black plate.

White Bean Paste (Shiroan) 白あん

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White Bean Paste or Shiroan is commonly used as a filling for wagashi (Japanese...
A dark Japanese plate containing manju filled with red bean paste served with green tea.

Manju 利休饅頭

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Encased in thin wheat flour dough, filled with sweeten red bean paste, and steamed to...
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