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Gyoza Recipe (Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings) Thursday, October 22, 2009 Hello friends!

Gyoza Recipe (Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings)

Please say hi to Rachael, who’ve I’ve been mentoring in the blog-world as a Steamy Kitchen intern. She’s a kick-ass gyoza ninja and I’ve asked her to write up her super-secret recipe for these savory pan-fried Japanese style dumplings. Chinese Egg and Scallion Dumplings (Jiao Zi) Make the dough: Pour the flour into a mound on a clean work surface.

Chinese Egg and Scallion Dumplings (Jiao Zi)

Make a deep, wide well in the center and pour in 1/2 cup cold water. Stir with your fingers, staying in the center at first and being careful that the water doesn’t breach the wall. Little by little, using your hand and a bench knife, mix in flour from the sides until the dough starts to come together. (Alternatively, put the flour in a medium bowl. Knead the dough for 5 minutes to form a smooth, firm, elastic ball. Make the filling: In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Heat the vegetable and sesame oils in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Cut and roll the dough: Avocado Salad with Wasabi Dressing Recipe. If you want one more little dish for your dinner, this may be it!

Avocado Salad with Wasabi Dressing Recipe

Cucumber and Wakame Seaweed Sunomono Recipe. Cucumber and Wakame Seaweed Sunomono is a very refreshing side dish.

Cucumber and Wakame Seaweed Sunomono Recipe

The combination of cucumber and wakame is one of the most popular types of Sunomono. You too can make this simple and tasty dish at home. If you have a mandolin or vegetable slicer, it’s a breeze to make this. But even if not, you can still slice cucumbers the old way, with a knife. Just need a little practice! If you need more detailed instructions, please watch our Sunomono (Cucumber Salad) video. Cucumber and Wakame Seaweed Sunomono Ingredients 2 Tbsp dried Wakame seaweed2 Japanese or 3 Persian cucumbers 1/4 tsp salt 3 Tbsp rice vinegar1 Tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp sesame oil (optional) 1 tsp sesame seeds Instructions. How to make handmade udon noodles—it’s easier than you might think! I am in love with this udon noodle bowl I got from the company Flavour Design Studio.

How to make handmade udon noodles—it’s easier than you might think!

Isn’t it gorgeous? I love the way it’s designed to be easy to hold, with a hole for your thumb to fit through, and I love the grooves and holes cut out for your chopsticks to sit in so they don’t roll away from you! I decided that I needed to make some homemade udon noodles to properly break in the bowl. It would have been a shame to eat store bought noodles out of such a gorgeous handmade vessel! Udon Noodle, hot or cold recipe. Udon While dried udon noodles are readily available in the West, I prefer the soft, yet chewy texture of frozen udon.

Udon Noodle, hot or cold recipe

This is really handy, especially when adding to nabe (hot pot dishes), as they are already fully cooked and don’t have to be simmered in separate water. Therefore, that can be added directly to whatever simmering broth you are using. Contrary to their appearance, the thick white noodles stand up well to simmering, and don’t get overly soft very quickly. The fixings for hot and cold udon are the same as for soba, but kitsune (fox) udon is the most popular kind. Boil the udon according to the package instructions. For hot udon, prepare the soup stock separately from the noodles, and serve hot. Recipe template. Tsukimi Soba Boil the soba according to the package instructions.

Recipe template

Basic Vegetarian Miso Soup Recipe - Vegetarian Miso Soup Recipe - Japanese Miso Soup Recipe - How to Make Miso Soup. I think just about everyone loves a steaming hot cup of miso soup!

Basic Vegetarian Miso Soup Recipe - Vegetarian Miso Soup Recipe - Japanese Miso Soup Recipe - How to Make Miso Soup

With a soothing and mild flavor, miso soup is light and "brothy", not the type of soup that is a meal on its own, so serve as an appetizer. Black Sesame Soba Noodles with Crispy Kale. March 5, 2012 by Dina Avila.

Black Sesame Soba Noodles with Crispy Kale

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard–Miso Pesto Recipe. Coconut Soba Noodle Bowls. I like to call this one the Edible Snuggie.

Coconut Soba Noodle Bowls

Wait, Slanket? You know what, I know this is a tense subject for many, so to appease you all, let’s all it the Edible Snankuggletie. Because that rolls off the tongue sooo easily. But really, when you’re down and troubled, and you need some loving care? This highly effective Edible Snankuggletie will be there. Just call out its name. However, in order to achieve mouthal comfort at a level of intense orbital magnitude, there are a few smooth and simple steps. First of all, call your best friend and discuss the finale of Parenthood and WHAT IT ALL MEANS. Second of all, this spicy cilantro pepper pesto. Food - Recipes : Japanese vegetable stir-fried noodles (Yasai yaki soba) Cucumber Nori Rolls Recipe. Pickled Ginger Recipe.

Nutritional information Makes 2 1/2 cups Once you’ve made your own pickled ginger, you’ll wonder why you ever bothered with the store-bought variety. Look for fresh ginger roots that have pale, tight, shiny skins with no puckering. Pickled ginger slices will keep several months in the fridge. 8 oz. fresh ginger (1 large piece, or “hand”) 2 tsp. salt ¾ cup rice vinegar ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar ¼ cup mild honey.

Green Tea Edamame with Roasted Black Sesame Salt Recipe. Nutritional information Makes 1 lb. 30 minutes or fewer Add a personal touch to steamed edamame by cooking the pods in green tea and tossing with black sesame seeds. 6 green tea bags 1 16-oz. pkg. frozen whole edamame 2 Tbs. roasted black sesame seeds 1 tsp. salt.