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.

Simmered shrimp on the green plate.
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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Ozoni お雑煮 (Japanese New Year Mochi Soup – Kansai Style)

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This delicious miso-based soup is enjoyed on New Year's Day in Japan. Its flavor...
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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Baked in the oven and rolled into a cylinder, Datemaki or sweet rolled omelette...
Japanese New Year dish Kuri Kinton is served in the lacquer bowl.

Kuri Kinton (Candied Chestnuts and Sweet Potatoes) 栗きんとん

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Kuri Kinton (Candied Chestnuts and Sweet Potatoes) is a special Japanese New Year dish...
White flower-shaped ceramic containing candied sardines (tazukuri)

Tazukuri (Candied Sardines) (Video) 田作り

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Toasted baby sardines and sesame seeds coated in a sweet honey soy sauce glaze....
Beef udon noodle soup in a donburi bowl.

Beef Udon (Niku Udon) (Video) 肉うどん

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Beef Udon is a Japanese comfort dish made of tender sliced beef on top...
A bamboo basket containing homemade udon noodles.

Homemade Udon Noodles (Video) 手打ちうどん

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Learn how to make udon noodles from scratch with the traditional Japanese method using...
Ginger pork served with shredded cabbage on a white ceramic plate.

Ginger Pork (Shogayaki) (Video) 豚の生姜焼き

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With tender and thinly sliced pork loin in a sweet ginger sauce, Japanese Ginger...
A Japanese kutaniware bowl containing matcha green tea ice cream served with wooden spoon.

Matcha Ice Cream (Video) 抹茶アイスクリーム

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Earthy, sweet Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream is the perfect treat on a hot...
A blue Japanese plate containing Saba Misoni (Mackerel Simmered in Miso) garnished with julienned ginger.

Saba Misoni (Mackerel Simmered in Miso) (Video) 鯖の味噌煮

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Classic Japanese way to prepare mackerel is Saba Misoni, with mackerel cooked in a...
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