Friday, January 13, 2012

Start Here: Easy Japanese

If you're new to Japanese cooking, these are a few quick and easy recipes for Beginner Japanese Cooks.

If you see any ingredients you've never heard of, this is where to look for the explanation (and see what else that item is used for!)

Okonomiyaki Super-easy everyday dish, with endless Variations.

Nikujaga Meat, potatoes, onions and some carrot.  You're done.  A legendary Japanese home cooked meal.

Kimchee Nabe I put this one here because it's impossible to get wrong!

Basic Udon Soup ...with Australian style veges

Gyudon Beef simmered in soy sauce, ginger and sake, served on steamed rice.
Tsukimi Gyudon That's with the optional Egg on top.

Yakiniku Various meats and vegetables barbecued at the table, served with dipping sauces and steamed rice. (Japanese Barbecue at the table)  If your dipping-sauce is pre-made from the store, then this is about the easiest meal ever.
Hiyayakko No cooking required. Soft tofu with soy sauce.  Try it a couple of times and eventually you'll crave it.

3 min Corn Potage Recipe  Creamy Corn Soup, not out of a packet.


  1. I'm so excited to find your blog! I will definitely be trying out some of your recipes.

    1. Thanks, hiraganamama!♡ I would love to hear abou how it goes after you make them☆

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  3. I'm excited to have found your blog too. I'm American living in Japan, and really have been wanting to try some more Japanese cooking. Thanks!

  4. I LOVE YOUR BLOG! What a wonderful collection of authentic recipes <3

  5. hi there.i am so happy to find out about this blog.keep it up.i currently living in japan but have limitation to gaishoku because of my religion.i will try your recipes,thank you so much!!!

  6. I am a novice to the kitchen. I love Japanese food and really want to improve my nutrition and lose weight with food that I love. I am looking forward to making the dishes that you have shared.

  7. These recipes look great! Can't wait to try them :)

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