Japanese Recipes

Mentaiko Pasta

This morning, I was hungry, so I ended up eating a big pastrami sandwich. I thought that should hold me off for a while, but by 11am, I was hungry again. To make up for not having that carb last…

Shrimp

I think most people do this, but I usually buy a big pack of meat, divide them into two servings and freeze them, instead of buying a small portion and going to the grocery store every day. I used to…

Miso Soup

 I probably eat miso soup two to three times a week. It’s one of those things that I make on the side as I make a main dish. It’s easy to make, and very good after night of hard drinking.IN…

Storing tofu

When you buy a pack of tofu, and only use a quarter or half of it, you want to store the tofu back into the fridge in the best condition possible. Then you will be able to use it later…

Japanese Cold Tofu Salad

I thought I would make one of the most popular summer side dish (it goes very well with beer, especially in the hot humid Japanese summer). It’s really simple to make, it’s healthy, and best of all, it tastes really…

Ginger

Fresh ginger is definitely one of the most essential ingredients when I cook Japanese food. You can buy it fresh for about a dollar per stick at most grocery stores nowadays. I use it often in my cooking, but I…

Beef Bowl

For those of you that have ever lived in Japan, you would know that beef bowl is like Japanese version of fast-food. Yoshinoya, by far the most popular venue, is like McDonalds (though I think most of my friends prefered…

Seared Tuna Salad

so I decided to try the seared tuna salad that I enjoy at the restaurants. A friend of ours from was visiting over the Thanksgiving as well, and this was going to be his first turkey ever. Needless to say,…

Shrimp & Tofu Stirfry

Today, I’ll introduce one of my favorite “let’s make something with whatever is left in the fridge” dish. I usually have some tofu  and some kind of veggies in the fridge. And I always have frozen shrimp  so this makes…

Crab Lettuce Fried Rice

crab lettuce fried rice is a delicous recipes that is rich in balance diet for a healthy living IN JAPANESE: Kani Lettuce Cha-hanCATEGORY: Rice/NoodlesCOOKING METHOD: Stir-fryDIFFICULTY: MediumSERVES: 2 peopleLENGTH OF TIME: 15 min INGREDIENTS:2 bowls of rice1 can of crab…

Grilled Sanma

Speaking of fish, one of the most traditional grilled fish you could get in Japanese restaurants (in Japan) was sanma (Pacific saury in English), especially in the Fall. It can be a bit of pain to eat, if you are…