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.

A blue bowl containing cold somen noodles topped with thinly sliced sudachi citrus.
A blue bowl containing cold somen noodles topped with thinly sliced sudachi citrus.

Cold Somen Noodles with Sudachi Lime すだちそうめん

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Bathed in an icy shiro dashi soup broth, this Cold Somen Noodles with Sudachi...
A mason jar containing Homemade Shiro Dashi (Versatile Dashi Base).

Homemade Shiro Dashi (Versatile Dashi Base) 白だし

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Homemade Shiro Dashi is a light-colored broth base that allows you to season food...
A ceramic bowl containing Agedashi Tofu (Agedashi Dofu) topped with grated daikon, chopped scallions, and grated ginger.

Agedashi Tofu (Video) 揚げ出し豆腐

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Crispy deep-fried tofu served in a flavorful umami sauce, Agedashi Tofu is a popular...
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Zaru Soba (Cold Soba Noodles) ざるそば

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Zaru Soba (Cold Soba Noodles) is one of the most popular Japanese dish to...
A bowl containing Soboro Don (seasoned ground chicken and scrambled egg over rice).

Soboro Don (Ground Chicken Bowl) そぼろ丼

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With sweet-savory ground chicken and scrambled eggs on top of steamed rice, Soboro Don...
Japanese miso soup bowls containing tofu and wakame miso soup.

Homemade Miso Soup 味噌汁

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My authentic Japanese miso soup recipe shows you how to make quick and easy...
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Soba Noodle Soup (Video) 温かいお蕎麦

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Learn how to make authentic soba noodle soup with a variety of toppings, including...
A plate containing Teriyaki Salmon served with steamed rice and miso soup.

Teriyaki Salmon (Video) 鮭の照り焼き

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Quick and easy Teriyaki Salmon recipe. Salmon fillets are pan-grilled to tender perfection in...
Sushi rice in hangiri.

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...
Nanakusa gayu porridge eaten on January 7th Japanese custom

Nanakusa Gayu (Seven Herb Rice Porridge) 七草粥

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After indulgence in the Japanese New Year feast, Nanakusa Gayu (Seven Herb Rice Porridge)...
Simmered shrimp on the green plate.

Simmered Shrimp えびのうま煮

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Simply simmered in dashi soy sauce and soaked overnight, this beautiful shrimp adds a...
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 (Eastern Japan) Ozoni recipe is typically made of clear dashi broth, toasted...
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