YAKI SOBA / FRIED NOODLES WITH PORK AND CABBAGE

YAKI SOBA / FRIED NOODLES WITH PORK AND CABBAGE

When I first saw the yaki soba recipe, I decided to skip it because I thought…well, it’s just another stir-fry noodles. Being an Asian, I just have tons of stir-fry noodles recipes. After...

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HOT NOODLE SOUP WITH SLICED DUCK

HOT NOODLE SOUP WITH SLICED DUCK

If you feel like eating a bowl of hot noodle soup in this chilly weather or even if the weather at your side is not chilly, as a matter of fact, it makes...

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SHRIMP AND CHICKEN ANKAKE DONBURI

SHRIMP AND CHICKEN ANKAKE DONBURI

This shrimp and chicken ankake donburi was one of my most favorite dishes prepared this week from Everyday Harumi cookbook by Harumi Kurihara. You know me, I am always bought into the idea...

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TUNA TATAKI SALAD

TUNA TATAKI SALAD

I think tuna tataki was pretty much how far I would go in terms of preparing 98% raw fish. It always makes me a bit nervous, preparing a raw fish at home. Tataki...

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SALMON NANBANZUKE

SALMON NANBANZUKE

Nanbanzuke is the Japanese name for combination of dashi stock, sweet vinegar, lemon, and chili. As shared by Harumi Kurihara in her Everyday Harumi cookbook, this sauce can be used with meat or...

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TOFU WITH CRUNCHY TOPPINGS

TOFU WITH CRUNCHY TOPPINGS

So after WOW-ing my husband with the tofu steak dish, I decided to surprise him again with this tofu with crunchy toppings. Loaded him up with tofu I now have even better reason...

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TOFU STEAK

Tofu has certainly gained its popularity share outside Asia these days. I personally enjoy tofu very much myself. I remember how my sister always made fun of me when we were still in...

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KATSUDON

KATSUDON

In Everyday Harumi cookbook by Harumi Kurihara, she shared that the word katsudon comes from katsudon, a deep-fried pork steak, and donburi, the word for a bowl of rice with an added ingredient...

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TONKATSU

According to wikipedia, tonkatsu or pork cutlet, invented in the late 19th century, is a popular dish in Japan. It consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet one to two centimeters thick and...

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JAPANESE TSUKUNE WITH TERIYAKI SAUCE

JAPANESE TSUKUNE WITH TERIYAKI SAUCE

Tsukune is Japanese mini hamburger patty that is normally made with ground meat (with a mixture of beef and pork). The meat patty can be served with teriyaki sauce or miso dressing or...

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YAKITORI

YAKITORI

Yakitori is a very popular grilled chicken or non-chicken skewers. To me, this is a Japanese-style satay Yakitori is a fun food for entertaining for sure. From young (exception to the little people...

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GREEN PEA RICE

GREEN PEA RICE

This green pea rice recipe is a great way to season your rice. Traditionally as shared by Harumi Kurihara in her Everyday Harumi cookbook, this rice is prepared with dashi stock, however, she...

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