Recipes

Yosenabe is a comforting Japanese hot pot that will warm your body and soul. 

This vegan stir fry includes koya dofu which has been coated in an umami richginger and garlic soy sauce and combined with fresh vegetables in a sweet and sour sauce.
Nanban originally referred to something foreign and desirable. Nowadays in cooking, it represents western dishes that have been adapted to Japanese tastes, such as this succulent chicken dish topped with tartar sauce.
Okonomiyaki, one of Osaka’s most iconic dishes, is a savory pancake that’s as much fun to make as it is to eat.Feel free to get creative with your ingredients and toppings (thekatsuobushi flakes will “dance” as they’re warmed by the pancake!)and be sure to enjoy this with family and friends.

Sansho lends its citrus spice to this umami filled dish of sweet, salty, and spicy beef.

This light rice dish allows for the full flavors of the mountain vegetables to shine. 

Shabu shabu, an onomatopoeia for “swish swish”, is a Japanese communal hotpot dish of thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled in dashi soup and served hot as the items cook. It’s a fun way to enjoy a meal with family and friends.

Poke bowls combine diced sashimi (raw fish) served over a bowl of rice with seasonal fruits and/or vegetables to create a light, refreshing dish.

Oyakodon (lit. parent-and-child rice bowl) is a popular type of donburi (rice bowl). The chicken (parent) and egg (child) are simmered in dashi and soy sauce then served on top of a hot bowl of rice.

This takikomi gohan (mixed rice) combines traditional Japanese flavors with seasonal vegetables to create a simple yet flavorful dish.

Japanese curry (karē or カレー), which is more sweet than spicy, is the quintessential comfort food in Japan. This curry recipe is an easy way to reuse any leftover curry sauce to create a delicious and soothing udon noodle dish. 

Local Okinawan Fu adds the perfect chewy texture to this iconic Okinawan chanpuru stir fry. Since chanpuru means “something mixed”, you can use any of your favorite proteins and vegetables. The flavors deepen over time so be sure to make extra to enjoy in a bento the next day.

This beautiful spring-colored mixed rice combines vibrant green peas with pink cherry blossoms. It’s quick and easy to make. Enjoy as a side, or shape into onigiri (rice balls) and pack for a picnic.
Ochazuke is a traditionally simple yet comforting dish made by pouring tea over a bowl of steamed rice with savory toppings. Ume Konbu Cha adds the gentle flavor of green tea with floral ume.
Japanese stir fry noodles are often served by street vendors at outdoor festivals and parks, but also make for a quick and easy meal at home.
Takikomi gohan combines quintessential Japanese flavors with seasonal vegetables and protein to create a comforting seasoned rice dish.
Our Premium Milky Oyster Sauce adds a unique twist to this Italian classic pasta recipe.
Our Premium Milk Oyster Sauce is the perfect addition to this simple grilled vegetable and chicken thigh stir fry.

Tencha, the leaves ground to make matcha, has a distinctive shape - small, dark green flakes (almost like flakes of seaweed) - and adds the familiar earthy tones of green tea to this pasta dish.

The perfect combination of flavours in the salmon and the sweet teriyaki sauce make this an all-time favourite in households across the world and on menus in both Asian and non-Asian restaurants.

Thinly sliced beef is traditionally used for the recipe, but I'm using beef mince as I love the way it absorbs the sweet and savoury flavours of the sauce. I loved cooking this recipe when I lived in Japan as it reminded me a little of an Irish stew.

Eat goto udon like a local!Jigokudaki (lit. “hell boiling”) is a simple hot pot which allows you toenjoy a communal meal with family and friends. For best results, use a clay pot ordonabe to cook and serve the noodles.

Yuzu adds the perfect amount of refreshing citrus flavor to this delicious yellowtail soba noodle bowl. 

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