Hot pots, soups, steamy noodles, rice bowls, and casseroles, our collection of winter recipes will sure to keep you warm and satisfy in the cold-weather months. You’ll love the popular kabocha gratinKimchi Gyoza Nabe (hot pot), Spicy Shoyu Ramen, and Sukiyaki.

Japanese tea is poured on top of steamed rice and flaky baked salmon in a rice bowl.
Japanese tea is poured on top of steamed rice and flaky baked salmon in a rice bowl.

Ochazuke (Green Tea Over Rice) お茶漬け

Craving a light, comforting dish? This easy Ochazuke with steamed rice, simple savory toppings,...
Japanese rice porridge served in a bowl with salmon, green onion, pickled plums, and shredded seaweed.

Japanese Rice Porridge (Okayu) お粥

All you need is rice and water to make my simple and easy Japanese...
Amazake (Fermented Japanese Rice Drink) in a Japanese bizen cup.

Amazake (Fermented Japanese Rice Drink) 甘酒

Creamy and mildly sweet, Amazake or sweet sake is a low- or no-alcohol drink...
A Japanese earthenware pot (donabe) containing Mizutaki (Japanese Chicken Hot Pot) filled with chicken, tofu, mushrooms, and all kinds of vegetables.

Mizutaki (Chicken Hot Pot) 水炊き

Mizutaki or Japanese Chicken Hot Pot is a dish that chicken, assorted vegetables, mushrooms,...
A Japanese earthenware pot (Donabe) containing vegetables, tofu, and pork cooked in sesame and miso based soup broth.

Sesame Miso Hot Pot 胡麻味噌鍋

Loaded with vegetables, mushrooms and tofu, easy Sesame Miso Hot Pot is the perfect...
Meyer Lemon Chiffon Cake on a white cake stand.

Meyer Lemon Chiffon Cake マイヤーレモンシフォンケーキ

Airy and fluffy Meyer Lemon Chiffon Cake is bursting with a refreshing fragrance and...
A white plate containing Vegetarian Japanese Curry along with steamed rice.

Vegetarian Japanese Curry ベジタリアンカレー

My Vegetarian Japanese Curry with homemade roux is packed with meaty mushrooms and colorful...
Unagi Chazuke in a Japanese donburi bowl.

Unagi Chazuke (Hitsumabushi) 鰻茶漬け

Unagi Chazuke is a classic and comforting Japanese rice bowl of broiled unagi (eel)...
Japanese lacquer bowls containing red bean soup with mochi.

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

Learn 3 ways to make a popular Japanese winter dessert at home called Zenzai...
A beautiful Japanese bowl containing simmered Japanese turnips sitting on the thick minced chicken sauce.

Japanese Turnips with Soboro Ankake Sauce かぶのそぼろあんかけ

Simmered in dashi broth, tender Japanese Turnips with Soboro Ankake Sauce is a winter...
Smoked turkey breast served on a large platter along with tangerine halves and herbs.

Smoked Miso Butter Turkey Breast on Traeger

This easy Smoked Miso Butter Turkey Breast recipe is perfect for a party. It‘s...
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