How to Measure Dry Ingredients Like a Pro - The Culinary Exchange Unless you’ve been to culinary school or are expertly trained in the art of cooking, you may not realize that there’s a right way and a wrong way to measure ingredients. And that’s especially true for dry ingredients. Don’t worry – it’s not rocket science and it’s easy to learn. The tools you’ll need for measuring dry ingredients are a set of measuring cups and a set of measuring spoons. You’ll also want to grab a butter knife while you’re at it. Measuring dry ingredients is pretty simple, but you do need to make sure you pay attention to how well you’re measuring. Japanese Beef Shabu Shabu Hot Pot recipe My first experience eating Shabu Shabu was a pretty funny one. Our family had just moved back to Tokyo for the second time and I was about thirteen years old. My parents had taken me out to eat Shabu Shabu at a beautiful, very traditional Japanese restaurant where we sat in our own private tatami room.
The Just Bento Cookbook In this section, you’ll find all the news, updates and so on about the Just Bento Cookbook, published by Kodansha USA. It’s available now worldwide. Wholesale Inquiries: Please contact the publisher, Kodansha USA Inc.. Availability (updated January 20, 2011) Amazon links (note that these are all affiliate links, except for Canada, which brings me a small commission besides what I got for writing the book ^_^;) Intoduction to Mochi Rice Cakes - Japanese Food Guest Author - Chidori Phillips It is so surprise that the Japanese love rice. It has been the nationfs staple food for centuries, much like bread to Western cultures and poi to Pacific Islanders. So it is only natural that many of Japanfs favorite dishes spring from this vital crop. Among these is mochi.
[Review] The Ancient Magus’ Bride Strange and beautiful … steeped in fairy tales, danger, romance, and magic…. The Ancient Magus’ Bride is a tapestry of wonders both beautiful and melancholy. Chise, a girl from Japan, finds herself being sold in a mysterious auction and purchased by the mage Elias who has an animal skull for a head. Hambaagu or hambaagaa: Japanese hamburgers As promised, here is my recipe for making Japanese style hamburgers or hamburger steaks, one of the quintessential yohshoku or Japanese Western-style dishes. They are called hanbaagu (though they are sometimes called hambaagaa, but that variation usually refers to the kind that comes sandwiched inside a bun) in Japan, and are very popular for lunch or dinner, and are eaten as a side dish to rice (okazu) in Japanese homes. In fancier restaurants that specialize in yohshoku, they might be eaten with a knife and fork, but at home they’re eaten with chopsticks. Whenever Japanese food magazines have a poll about popular okazu, hamburgers are always in the top three, especially amongst kids.
Umami Tomatoes are rich in umami components A loanword from the Japanese (うま味?), umami can be translated as "pleasant savory taste". This particular writing was chosen by Professor Kikunae Ikeda from umai (うまい) "delicious" and mi (味) "taste". The kanji 旨味 are used for a more general sense of a food as delicious. Ganmodoki Ganmodoki Ganmodoki (がんもどき, 雁擬き?) is a fried tofu fritter made with vegetables, egg white and sesame seeds.
Eikasia Welcome! Eikasia is an online fiction novel free to read. To view what official e-books are available for purchase, please visit my author profile at Amazon or Smashwords. Incomplete drafts can be viewed on Google Drive. Udon Noodle Soup Dashi Recipe Aside from eating sushi, edamame, udon and miso soups,and making hiyayakko tofu, our experience with making Japanese cuisine is limited. Luckily, again as part of the Foodbuzz taste masters program, we were able to purchase some Japanese ingredients from Asian Food Grocer. Now let us tell you, how fast fast and smooth the transaction was…placed an order Thursday morning at 2 a.m. (we think about food all the time!), got an email same morning at 9:15 a.m. with shipping confirmation and tracking number–we had barely rolled in to work and the folks at Asian Food Grocer had already shipped our order! We got the perfectly packaged order at noon, Friday, less then 2 days from the our initial order.
Sushi Different types of nigiri-zushi and a temaki ready to be eaten Sushi (すし, 寿司, 鮨, 鮓, 寿斗, 寿し, 壽司?) is a Japanese food consisting of cooked vinegared rice (鮨飯, sushi-meshi?) combined with other ingredients (ネタ, neta?), seafood, vegetables and sometimes tropical fruits. Agedashi Tofu Recipe Recently, I received a new Japanese cookbook from my publisher Tuttle/Periplus—”A Cook’s Journey to Japan” by Sarah Marx Feldner. After reading through the beautiful cookbook, I had a sudden urge of making agedashi tofu or fried tofu in sweet fish stock, one my of favorite Japanese dishes that I always order at izakaya or Japanese restaurants. And the timing just couldn’t be better because I had some leftover tofu in the fridge and a bag of bonito flakes in the pantry. I discovered agedashi tofu only a few years when my friend came to visit. We took her to our favorite izakaya in Orange County and the first thing she ordered was agedashi tofu. I became an instant fan after the first bite as I love tofu and the sweet tentsuyu broth made of dashi, mirin, and soy sauce is just so flavorful…