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Japanese Recipes

Matcha Marble Chiffon Cake

How to bake a fluffy, pillowy, soft, and moist matcha marble chiffon cake, with step-by-step photo guide to create marble pattern.

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Japanese Chicken Curry with Homemade Curry Roux

How to make your own homemade Japanese curry roux, Japanese curry powder, and garam masala; and how to cook Japanese chicken curry with homemade curry roux.

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Brown Butter Honey Sweet Potato Bread

Turn butter, honey, and sweet potato into amazingly soft and fluffy sweet potato bread. This is another level of Asian bakery style milk bread.

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Matcha Kanten Mizu Yokan

Easy two-layer agar-agar Japanese dessert. The base layer is mizu yokan, which is basically red bean paste (anko) agar-agar. And the top layer is matcha kanten.

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Pizza Bread

You may have encountered pizza bread in Asian bakery. Now you can recreate this popular bread in your kitchen.

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Simmered Acorn Squash

Make a traditional Japanese simmered dish (nimono) using acorn squash. With only a handful of ingredients, you can fully enjoy the bounty of the Fall harvest.

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Matcha Braided Loaf

A freshly baked breaded loaf bread filled with delicious matcha filling. It is one of the best ways to enjoy quality matcha.

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Matcha Checkerboard Shortbread Cookies

Rich, crumbly, and not too sweet matcha checkerboard shorbread cookies. Super easy to make and you can use up your matcha making cookies to share with friends.

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Tori no Tatsuta Age - Deep Fried Marinated Chicken

Tori no tatsuta age - deep fried marinated chicken to me is a very underrated Japanese fried chicken dish. At a glance it looks very similar to the more popular…

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Pan Fried Chicken Onion Teriyaki Sauce

If you take classic teriyaki sauce and amp it up with onion and garlic, you get this even more delicious onion teriyaki sauce. Here I pour the sauce over simple…

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Broccolini Sesame Dressing

What is your favorite dressing? Mine must be Japanese sesame dressing (胡麻和え - goma ae). This super easy dressing makes the most humble greens shine through. I…

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Japanese Style Pickled Vegetables

If you love Indonesian pickle, a.k.a. acar, then you are most likely going to love this Japanese style pickled vegetables (和風ピクルス). They are both similar in…

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