Hokkaido Milk Jam

Hokkaido milk jam is a bread spread that is very famous in Japan and Asia side these days, it became an Instagram food trend for sometime. You can buy from most of the Japanese grocery stores in Asia and every grocery store in Japan. There are various different types of jam that are good with…

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (たこ焼き) is one of the Japanese’s best known stress food. It’s Japanese snack in ball shape contains pieces of octopus. Some people may call it “Octopus Balls” or “Octopus Dumplings”. It is usually served with takoyaki sauce, which goes well with beer and other alcoholic drinks. Guess that’s why many Izakaya restaurants serve takoyaki on the menu….

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Bowl)

Oyakodon (親子丼) is a classic food dish of Japan, the literal translation of Oyakodon (親子丼) means “parent-and-child rice bowl.” Chicken (as in parent), egg (as in child), and onions are simmered together in a dashi, mirin and soy sauce base broth then served on top of steamed rice. Oyakodon is a very healthy dish since it…

Salmon Miso Soup

Miso soup is the signature and daily soup for Japanese. It is basically on the table even for their breakfast meal. Miso soup is a mixture of healthy, comfort, and delicious. In Japan, miso soup is not only with tofu, wakeme seaweed, and green onion. But vary of ingredients depends on their favourite. For me,…

Potato Mochi With Cheese Filling

From its name I bet you can guess it is another Japanese dish that I wanna introduce to all of you. Except potato and cheese, the most important ingredient to create the mochi sticky texture instead of creamy mash potato texture – the potato starch. Add a bit potato starch into the mash potato would…

Okonomiyaki (savoury cabbage pancake)

Okonomiyaki  (‘grilled as you like it’) is a Japanese shredded cabbage-based pancake. From its name suggests, okonomiyaki is a flexible dish that made with flour, shredded cabbage, egg, meat/ seafood and topped with variety of condiments like okonomiyaki sauce, Japanese mayonnaise, dried seaweed, and dried bonito flakes. You can add any ingredients come down to what’s at hand. Thin…

Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelette)

Tamagoyaki (卵焼き or 玉子焼き) is a type of Japanese rolled omelette, which is made by rolling together several layers of cooked egg. These are usually prepared in a rectangular omelette pan called a makiyakinabe. In generally, the main ingredient are eggs, mirin, sugar, daish stock and some recipes will add sake, salt and milk as well….

Japanese Enoki Beef Rolls

Today I’m going to introduce a simple Japanese dish – the enoki beef rolls. The rolls are tasted between a mixture of salty and sweet since the sauce I have used is teriyaki sauce which I think is a good match with a bowl of rice for a simple dinner night. This dish contains 2…