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Crispy and healthy air fryer tofu recipe

Simple Steps To A 10 Minute AIR FRYER TOFU RECIPE

Are you tired of soggy and bland tofu dishes? heard of air fryer tofu before? Say hello to the game-changer of cooking – the Air Fryer! With just a few simple steps, you can have crispy and flavorful tofu in minutes. Say goodbye to the oven and hello to the Air Fryer for all your

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Creamy Mentaiko Spaghetti with cream, butter and soy sauce overhead

Creamy Mentaiko Spaghetti with cream, butter and soy sauce

Spicy mentaiko, cream, butter and soy sauce. Could this be the ultimate combination for an unforgettable Japanese style spaghetti? I always finish the pasta in the mentaiko sauce. As for toppings I don’t think you can go wrong with a little nori (dried seaweed), shiso and a little dollop of mentaiko. What do you think ?

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Kinoko Pasta | With 9 Tips to Make this a Success

Kinoko pasta is a Japanese style pasta is made with three types of mushrooms and the magical combination of bacon, butter, soy sauce. Throw on some freshly cracked pepper and green onions and you have a pasta that is sure to impress even those with the dullest sense of taste. Why? Because this pasta is

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Japanese Side Dish | Green Bean Goma-ae (sesame soy dressing)

Gomaae (sesame-soy sauce dressing) may become one of your favorite ways to eat your vegetables. And this new variation is not only delicious, but also visually striking. We normally don’t eat black specked food every day, now do we? The flavor is similar to the white sesame seeds, however, black sesame is just a little

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Japanese spinach side dish ohitashi

Japanese Side Dish | Spinach Ohitashi (dashi based broth) 🍱

I remember growing up watching Popeye eat cans of spinach and instantly growing big muscles. That still didn’t get me to want to eat spinach. I guess back then I was a little stubborn. I don’t know when, but as I grew older I eventually began to like spinach. Aside from just sauteing it with some

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Tofu Kabayaki - Savory Tofu Patties with Yamaimo

Tofu Kabayaki | Savory Tofu Patties with Yamaimo

Today we’re making tofu kabayaki. This tofu is a tasty alternative to the traditional unagi (eel) kabayaki. I’ll save the superlatives, but I can assure you that this will have you full and enjoying the full essence of the kabayaki experience in no time. Just as you would with regular kabayaki, you can add a bit

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How to make mentsuyu | Japanese noodle soup base with dashi 🍜

Mentsuyu (noodle soup base) is one tasty way to season your noodles. Mentsuyu is commonly used for udon, soba, somen noodles. But, it can also be used to season tempura and appetizers like agedashi tofu or ohitashi.  While there are many variations this recipe is one of my favorites. It calls for ichiban dashi which

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Daikon Salad with Bean Sprouts and Spinach | Easy and Healthy! 😋

Daikon radish salad with bean sprouts (moyashi) and spinach is a tasty way to get some more vegetables in your diet. The salad’s primary seasoning is made up of the magic combination of soy sauce, sesame seeds, vinegar, and sesame oil. Overall, the flavors are savory and the salad has plenty of interesting textures thanks

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Cold Somen Noodles - With Shiso, Tomatoes and Chicken_

Cold Somen Noodles | With Shiso, Tomatoes and Chicken 🍅

One of my favorite things to eat in the summer is cold somen. These Japanese noodles are light and refreshing and combining these with shiso, tomato and a bit of sesame oil makes for an easy and tasty meal. But wait… There’s more! We’re adding chicken too. But this is no ordinary chicken… This chicken’ll

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