Classic Washoku

Inspired to cook authentic Japanese foods at home? Here are some of the best classic washoku recipes from our Japanese home kitchen. With our detailed step-by-step instructions and cooking videos, you’ll master Japanese washoku cuisine in no time.

An oval Japanese plate containing Japanese rolled omelette, Tamagoyaki, placed over a bamboo leaf.
Japanese miso soup bowls containing tofu and wakame miso soup.

Homemade Miso Soup (Video) 味噌汁

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Make my authentic, homemade Japanese miso soup with an easy from-scratch dashi stock and...
Japanese wooden soup bowls containing Daikon and Fried Miso Soup.

Daikon and Fried Tofu Miso Soup 大根と油揚げの味噌汁

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My delicious Daikon and Fried Tofu Miso Soup recipe is comfort and nutrition in...
A temaki hand roll sushi spread on the dining table, consisting of plates and bowls containing sushi rice, sashimi, vegetable fillings, and nori seaweed.

Temaki Sushi (Hand Roll) (Video) 手巻き寿司

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Make your own sushi hand rolls at home with my fun Temaki Sushi recipe....
Sushi oke (Hangiri) containing sushi rice made with cooked Japanese short-grain rice, rice vinegar, sugar, and salt.

How to Make Sushi Rice (Video) 酢飯

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Homemade sushi rice recipe, simple instructions on how to make sushi rice with dashi...
A white plate containing two skewers of Tsukune (Japanese chicken meatball) accompanied by shichimi togarashi, Japanese seven spices.

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatball Skewers)(Video) つくね

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Tsukune are delicious Japanese chicken meatball skewers glazed in sweet yakitori sauce. It‘s easy...
A donabe containing Nanakusa Gayu, Japanese seven herb rice porridge.

Nanakusa Gayu (Seven Herb Rice Porridge) 七草粥

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After indulging in the Japanese New Year feast, we enjoy Nanakusa Gayu (Seven Herb...
A black bowl containing Namasu (Japanese Daikon and Carrot Salad).

Namasu (Daikon and Carrot Salad) 紅白なます

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Namasu is a carrot and daikon radish salad that’s lightly pickled in sweetened vinegar...
A green plate containing Datemaki, Japanese sweet rolled omelette, enjoyed during the New Years.

Datemaki (Japanese Sweet Rolled Omelette) (Video) 伊達巻

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Datemaki is a Japanese sweet rolled omelette of eggs, fish cake, and honey that's...
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 Japanese ceramic bowl containing simmered chicken and vegetables.

Chikuzenni (Nishime) – Simmered Chicken and Vegetables 筑前煮

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hikuzenni or Nishime is a classic Japanese stew of simmered root vegetables and chicken...
A black and gold lacquered bowl containing Japanese New Year Soup Ozoni.

Ozoni – Japanese New Year Mochi Soup (Kanto-Style) お雑煮

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Kanto-style Ozoni from Eastern Japan is a hearty mochi soup with clear broth and...
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