Category: How To

Mirin Makes All the Difference with Oyakodon

Oyakodon (親子丼), which means “parent-and-child donburi” in Japanese, is a rice bowl dish topped with boneless chicken, egg, and scallions.  It is one of Japan’s favorite…
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A Craving for Nigirizushi

Sushi probably defines Japanese cuisine; it has been enjoyed by the Japanese for many centuries. It was first developed as a way to preserve fish…
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Crazy Over Japanese Temari Balls

Temari balls, also known as gotenmari balls, was introduced to Japan by the Chinese around 600 years ago. “Temari” literally means “hand ball” in Japanese….
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Dining on Shabu-Shabu

Dining on the delicious meal called shabu-shabu is a great way to warm the belly while enjoying the company of family and friends. The name…
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Origami Inspired by the Sea

The seaside has always had an allure for people with its rolling waves, sandy beaches, and countless interesting creatures. Many origami creators have been inspired to…
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