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Edokuni Sushi (亀戸4丁目17−25)

We’re visiting family in Japan who happen to live near the Kokugikan sumo stadium in Tokyo. On one of our first nights here, we were taken to a great little hole-in-the-wall sushi bar. 506 more words

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Kabocha Nimono: Another Delicious Staple to Add to Your Bento Recipe Repertoire

In a previous post, we looked at the Japanese cooking technique referred to as nimono, where vegetables, seafood, tofu, and meats (together or separately) are simmered in a stock flavored with soy sauce, sake, and some sweetening. 651 more words

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chikuzen-ni: easy, peasy, japanesey.

this post is going to start with a little bit of unadulterated praise.

most chefs who prepare washoku in a restaurant setting have a truly incredible attention to detail, which can encompass everything from the taste of their dish to the geometry of their plating.  923 more words

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Chef Murata's Flounder Umani

Following on from the previous entry about Chef Murata’s kitchen fundamentals 1:1 ratio, this recipe is his version of a popular home-cooked meal called “umani,” which literally means “deliciously boiled.” It is most often made with chicken, but fish or other meat can also be used, and a variety of root vegetables such as carrot, daikon, potatoes, yams, and gobo (burdock root). 401 more words

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豆腐じゃが: "Meat" & Potatoes, The Tofu Version

The hubby and I had very different childhoods but for some reason we have very similar tastes in food and my comfort food has become his comfort food. 1,115 more words

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Wakame and fresh bamboo shoot soup

Wakame and fresh bamboo shoot soup
Wakatakejiru 若竹汁

This recipe highlights the delicate flavours of two seasonal ingredients: bamboo shoots which appear in the spring and wakame which is harvested fresh at this time. 346 more words

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