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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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Misoyaki Black Cod Miso Marinated Fish-8

Miso Marinated Black Cod | Gindara Misoyaki 🐟

Miso Marinated Black Cod is one of my favorite ways to not only eat miso, but also fish!  The miso marinade is sweet and salty and packs a ton of umami. (remember 1 ton = 1,000 pounds!)  If you can’t find black cod, your best bet is a fatty fish like Chilean seabass or other

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Japanese Mixed Rice with Shungiku mazegohan-5

Shungiku Mazegohan | Japanese Mixed Rice with Chrysanthemum Greens

Raise your hand if you like eating rice! Shungiku Mazegohan is a delicious and simple way to enhance your rice eating experience. You ready?! You might have begun your flavorful rice journey with baby steps. You know like, adding tsukudani, furikake or even umeboshi. But eventually, if you eat enough Japanese food you’ll come across

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umeboshi takikomi gohan bowl

Umeboshi Takikomi Gohan | Rice with Dashi and Pickled Plum 🍚

There will come a time, when you’ve eaten too much white rice. Solution? Umeboshi Takikomi (Pickled Plum Cooked Rice). Umeboshi (pickled plum) adds a sublime tart and slightly sour flavor to each bite. And as the rice is coming straight out of the rice cooker, the aroma of pickled plum goes straight to your nose. In

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Nikujaga (Japanese meat and potato stew)

Nikujaga literally translated is meat and potatoes. And this is one version you can make with dashi. There are all kinds of variations on nikujaga since it’s a popular comfort food. Like any stew or long simmered food, it will taste even better the next day. The best part about this aside from the flavor?

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How to Make Miso Soup with Tofu

Today you are going to learn about miso and how to make Miso Soup with tofu. There are a few base ingredients that are used, but as far as modifications, the options are endless. Seasonal ingredients are regularly added, however, tofu and wakame (seaweed) are one of the most common.  If you’ve never made miso soup before,

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japanese curry with chicken curry rice from scratch

Japanese Curry with Chicken 🐓 | (Curry rice from scratch)

Today we’re making Japanese curry with chicken. From scratch. And, we’ll do it in less than 45 minutes! If you’ve never had Japanese curry before, it’s slightly spicy and slightly sweet with plenty of flavor to satisfy any curry lover.  All you need to make this a complete meal is a side of rice! Japanese

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Simmered Yellowtail with Daikon Radish (Buri Daikon)

There’s nothing quite like eating simmered daikon radish. It’s soft and juicy and carries with it all the flavor you could ever want. All in one bite. Today, we’re pairing that little magic root with yellowtail and simmering them together. But, not without cheating. To save some time, we’ll be using something that isn’t used

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How to Make Curry Udon

On today’s 8th live cooking show, we’re making Curry Udon. Curry udon is a warm and slightly spiced soup that is thick, not only in the sauce, but also the noodles. If you’ve never had it before, I’m going to show you how easy it is to make, so you can see for yourself, just

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I’m Pat Tokuyama – Japanese tofu cookbook author. I help home cooks learn to cook plant based Japanese food.
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