Under 5 Ingredients

Make satisfying dinners with our simple and easy 5-ingredients recipes. From Japanese-style wafu pasta to fried rice dishes, these easy recipes will be your new dinner staples. Salt, pepper, oil, water —and any optional ingredients – are freebies.

Ham Flower | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com
Ham Flower | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

How To Make Ham Flower

Japanese make pretty decorations out of food. Dress up your bento with a ham...
Octopus Sausage | JustOneCookbook.com

How to Make Octopus Sausage

Making cute octopus sausage for children's bento is very easy, just follow these quick...
Kombu Dashi | Easy Japanese Recipes at JustOneCookbook.com

Kombu Dashi (Vegan)(Video) 昆布だし

Learn how to make Kombu Dashi, a vegan-friendly Japanese soup stock, at home and...
Awase Dashi in a measuring cup, and kombu and katsuobushi on a bamboo basket.

How to Make Dashi (Video) だしの作り方

Learn how to make Awase Dashi (Japanese soup stock) at home with umami-packed ingredients,...
Sauteed Spinach | Just One Cookbook.com

Quick Bento Dish – Sauteed Spinach

It's easy to add a bit of color to your bento with sautéed vegetables,...
A red bowl containing Clam Miso Soup.

Japanese Clam Miso Soup あさりの味噌汁

Flavorful manila clam miso soup in dashi kombu stock, garnished with green onion.
Roasted Chestnuts | Just One Cookbook.com

Roasted Chestnuts 焼き栗

Chestnut roasted over charcoal, healthy snack recipe for the fall.
Chikuwa Cucumbers

Chikuwa Cucumber

Chikuwa Cucumber is one of the quick dishes that can easily fill empty spaces...
Sake Mojito

Sake Mojito – Guest Post by Family Spice

Refreshing mojito with crushed mint and a splash of lime, perfect for that warm...
Japanese rice bowls containing perfectly cooked Japanese rice.

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker

How to Cook Japanese Rice in a Rice Cooker: Follow my rice-to-water ratio tips...
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