This is more rice and less omelette and cooks very fast. Continue reading
Japanese cheesecake has all the delicious flavor of a New York style cheesecake, but it is much lighter in both texture and, well, heft. It melts in your mouth. Continue reading
Asian cooking is known for its simplicity and speed. This recipe uses the inexpensive pork shoulder which can be rather tough if not cooked properly. To ensure it is tender and full of flavor the pork is first cooked in a slow cooker. Slow cooking is great because it is not hands on and this methods does impart a tremendous amount of flavor for so little effort.
This is an easy seasoning spice to make. First sesame seeds are toasted, then they are coated with salt that has been dissolved in water. It is mainly used to season rice and beans. There is also a lot of nutrition in sesame seeds. You will want to use this on all sorts of vegetables and other foods. Continue reading
This stir-fry is meant to be a side dish, but it would also work very well as a vegetarian meal. Continue reading
For a Japanese BBQ the meat is normally not marinated ahead of time so it is important to use good quality. The diners sit around the BBQ and individually cook bite-sized pieces of meat or vegetables throughout the meal and then dip into a salty-ish sauce called “tare.” FUN FACT: In this country what we call a hibachi grill is actually called “shichirin.” In Japan a hibachi is used to emit heat and is not cooked upon. Continue reading