Shichimi Togarashi – Japanese Medicine

Shichimi Togarashi means actually seven peppers. It is a mix of 7 different spices that was created more than 400 years ago as a Medicine. Yes, you are reading right. Its content of Red Chili (called Ichimi Togarashi) supports a good blood circulation, alleviates muscle pain and supports digestion and weight loss. Ground Sansho (japanese…

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Onigiri

Onigiri are very popular in Japan and can be found in any combini shop. An onigiri is a rice ball (triangle, ball or cilinder shape) which can have different fillings. Only your fantasy is the limit. There are as well some that don’t have a filling but the rice is mixed different ingredients thinly chopped….

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Gyudon with onsen tamago- Beef Rice Bowl

If you ever visited Japan and know Yoshinoya you may have developped a taste for this dish. Is actually quite a simple one but delicious. If you have a craving and you are not in Japan, here the recipe. Ingredients for 2: 2 bowls of cooked japanese rice 2 eggs 200gr of Beef cut in…

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My version of Chirashizushi

What to do with a nice piece of tuna at sashimi grade? I love rice bowl and here is a take on it Ingredients for 2 2¬†cups of japanese short grain rice 2.5 cups of water 400 gr of tuna at sashimi grade 2tbsp of Soya sauce 4 tbsp of Mirin 2 tbsp of Sake…

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Noodle soup with chicken – Japanese

Was in Hong Kong recently and found an inspiring book: Japanese Soul Cooking from Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat. Saw a very nice recipe, Kamo Nanban Soba. The problem is that my boyfriend does not like duck so much, so I did my own version. Ingredients: Chicken with skin (I took 2 thighs which I…

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