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Japanese Food & Recipes

Learn to make authentic and traditional Japanese dishes with our collection of recipes.
Chashu pork
Chashu (Japanese Braised Pork Belly)
Japanese Restaurant-Style Teriyaki Sauce
Teriyaki Sauce
Japanese Cheesecake
Japanese Cheesecake
vegan miso butter ramen
Creamy Vegan Miso Butter Ramen
Tempura Udon
Noodles Around The World
Tuna Sashimi With Daikon and Ginger on a plate
What Is Sashimi?
Shirataki Noodles in a bowl
What Are Shirataki Noodles?
somen noodles over ice on a plate
What Are Somen Noodles?
Soba Noodles
What Are Soba Noodles?
Eel sauce
Eel Sauce
Tonkatsu Sauce
Tonkatsu Sauce
Chilled watermelon ramen in bowl
Chilled Watermelon Ramen Recipe
What Is Ramen?
Japanese Sweet Potatoes
What Are Japanese Sweet Potatoes?
What Is Furikake?
Japanese Cheesecake
15 Sweet Japanese Desserts To Try Now
Shiso leaves
What Are Shiso Leaves?
Varieties of sushi
What Is Sushi?
What Is Nigiri?
What Is Yuba?
What Is Wasabi?
konjac noodles in a bowl on a dark blue surface
What Are Konjac Noodles?
Quick Shoyu Ramen
Our Favorite Noodle Recipes From Around the World
Homemade Matcha Tea
Matcha Recipe
Japanese Milk Bread
Japanese Milk Bread
Chicken Katsu Recipe
jar of miso paste
Know Your Miso: A Guide to the Three Main Styles
Japanese Food
10 Tips on How to Eat Japanese Food
Basic Vegetarian Miso Soup
Easy Vegetarian Miso Soup
Classic Japanese sushi rice
Classic Japanese Sushi Rice
Traditional Japanese Breakfast
How to Prepare a Traditional Japanese Breakfast
Tenzaru soba (tempura and soba noodles)
Tenzaru Soba (Tempura With Chilled Buckwheat Noodles) Recipe
Mizu yokan recipe
Mizu Yokan Recipe
Japanese Coffee Jelly
Japanese Coffee Jelly
Edamame Mixed Rice (Maze Gohan) Recipe
Edamame Mixed Rice (Maze Gohan) Recipe
Battered vegetables
Easy Tempura Batter Recipe
Hoshigaki, Japanese dried persimmons
How to Make Hoshigaki (Japanese Dried Persimmons)
Tuna Sashimi With Daikon and Ginger
Tuna Sashimi With Daikon and Ginger
A Japanese Meal
What Is a Typical Japanese Meal?
Raw Spicy Mentaiko (Cod or Pollock Roe)
What Are Tarako and Mentaiko?
Katsudon recipe
Katsudon Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl
Japanese shu cream puffs on a plate
Japanese Shu Cream
Salmon Ochazuke (Rice With Tea)
Salmon Ochazuke (Rice With Tea)
A close-up of kinako
Five Ways to Use Kinako (Roasted Soy Bean Flour)
Ground Beef Wontons
Ground Beef Wontons
Tempura udon
Tempura Udon
Tofu Mochi (Rice Cakes) with Sweet Roasted Soy Bean Flour (Kinako)
Tofu Mochi (Rice Cakes) With Sweet Kinako (Roasted Soybean Flour)
Kakiage Tempura
Kakiage Tempura
Sakura mochi cherry blossom sweet rice cake recipe
Sakura Mochi (Cherry Blossom Sweet Rice Cakes)
Vegetable harumaki Japanese spring rolls
Vegetable Harumaki: Japanese Spring Rolls
Agedashi Dofu: Japanese Fried Tofu in a Dashi-Based Sauce
Agedashi Dofu: Japanese Fried Tofu in a Dashi-Based Sauce
Sobagome Zosui
Japanese Comfort Foods
Japanese mushroom rice (kinoko takikomi gohan)
Kinoko Gohan Recipe
Chi Chi Dango Mochi
Chi Chi Dango Mochi
Simmered bamboo shoots takenoko no nimono recipe
Takenoko No Nimono (Simmered Bamboo Shoots) Recipe
Japanese Mountain Yam (Nagaimo) Salad
Nagaimo (Japanese Mountain Yam) Salad Recipe
Natto With Rice
Natto With Rice
Zaru Soba Noodles in bowls
Zaru Soba Noodles
Beef and Asparagus Rolls (Aspara Nikumaki)
Aspara Nikumaki (Beef and Asparagus Rolls) Recipe
Braised daikon radish recipe
Braised Daikon Radish Daikon no Nimono