Japanese Recipes

Best Wood for Cooking Utensils

The Best Wood for Cooking Utensils: Upgrade Your Kitchen!

Are you searching for the best wood for cooking utensils? Look no further! In this article, we will guide you through the top choices, each offering it’s unique qualities. From the durable and sustainable bamboo to the smooth and elegant olive wood, we’ve got you covered. Discover why beech, cherry, and walnut are also excellent

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Crispy and healthy air fryer tofu recipe

Effortless and Delicious: 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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Miso soup cooked using hondashi or dashi


Discover the rich, savory flavors of Japanese cuisine with Hondashi and Dashi, two essential ingredients that add depth and complexity to traditional dishes. But what’s the difference between Dashi and Hondashi? Is Hondashi just a type of Dashi, or are they two distinct flavors to explore? Let’s find out!   Hondashi vs. Dashi Dashi is

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shoyu vs soy sauce all day i eat like a shark

Shoyu vs Soy Sauce: What to Use For Cooking

Wondering what’s the difference between Shoyu and Soy sauce? Let’s get into this together and find out. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Shoyu vs Soy sauce, their origins, production methods, flavor profiles, and how to use them in cooking. Whether you’re a seasoned Japanese food enthusiast or a curious beginner, read

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Kinako Ice Cream with Kuromitsu

Irresistible Kuromitsu: How to Make Black Sugar Syrup

Kuromitsu is a Japanese simple syrup made from black sugar harvested in Okinawa. It’s got an extremely sweet and complex flavor that’ll add both character and sweetness to any dish you desire. What is Kuromitsu (Black Sugar Syrup) Black sugar syrup, also known as Kuromitsu, is a sweet and distinctive Japanese syrup made from unrefined

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