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Category: Japanese

Japanese Potato Salad

Japanese Potato Salad

It’s the middle of April. Haven’t we done the low-carb/keto/paleo restrictive diet thing long enough? It’s time for CARBS. And my Japanese potato salad is here for you. While Japanese Potato Salad has much in common with its Western counterparts, there are some key differences. read more

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is Japanese street food at its finest. A cross between a savory pancake and a frittata, okonomiyaki is packed with veggies and protein, creating a satisfying meal. It’s also made with ingredients I usually have on hand, like flour, eggs, cabbage, hoisin and oyster read more

Omusubi Rice Balls

Omusubi Rice Balls

Jamaica has meat patties. Argentina has empanadas. India has samosas, and Japan has omusubi. Omusubi Rice Balls are a savory handheld snack. They are enjoyed throughout the day in Japan, as a quick lunch or on the run snack. They are a shelf stable, portable read more

Ramen Eggs

Ramen Eggs

Whether you call them aji tamago, ramen eggs, or soy eggs, there’s no denying that these marinated eggs are delicious! They are egg-cellent on their own as a snack, and perfect as a topping for grain bowls, soups, noodle dishes, and stews. These eggs top read more

Sukiyaki Noodles

Sukiyaki Noodles

Sukiyaki is a classic cold weather dish in Japan. It’s just the thing to get you through the last frigid days. My Sukiyaki Noodles take inspiration from that famous soy flavored hot pot. They are chockful of veggies, proteins, and noodles simmered in a luscious read more

Kinpira Gobo

Kinpira Gobo

Unless you have a Japanese mother, it’s pretty unlikely that you’ve ever had Kinpira Gobo. It’s the kind of Japanese home cooking that isn’t well known outside of Japan. In fact, I rarely see burdock root prepared in the states at all, and that’s a read more