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8 Ways to use Nori seaweed
November 28, 2022
If you’re familiar with Japanese cuisine, you’ve probably had Nori seaweed before. Nori is a dried edible seaweed and is usually presented in a deep green sheet. It is probably best known as the wrapping used for sushi rolls or onigiri.

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Cooking with Japanese panko breadcrumbs
November 28, 2022
If you enjoy Japanese breaded fried dishes such as Tonkatsu or Ebi Furai, you should be familiar with Panko or Japanese-style breadcrumbs. With little or no flavor of its own, Panko breadcrumbs add a crispy, airy crust to fried foods and enhance mouthfeel and texture.

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What is inside a Japanese bento box?
July 25, 2022
Bento boxes are an essential part of Japanese food culture, and you can find them throughout the country with many varieties from commercial catering to well-crafted artisanal boxes. It is an affordable and a convenient way to enjoy a midday meal for Japanese people of all ages.

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A beginner’s guide to Miso soup
February 08, 2022

If you are not new to Japanese cuisine, then you are probably familiar with miso soup which is usually served with Japanese meals. But have you ever wondered what exactly miso soup is and how the Japanese prepare it?

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The most mouthwatering Japanese street food
December 15, 2021

Japanese food is very popular worldwide, but street food in Japan is not a common thing compared to other Asian countries like Thailand, Taiwan or Vietnam.

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Essential chopstick etiquette tips to know in Japan!
December 15, 2021
Chopsticks (or Ohashi in Japanese) are the main eating utensils in Japan. The Japanese use them to eat almost everything from rice and meat, to noodles, salad, and most traditional Japanese dishes.

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How to easily make Maki at home
December 15, 2021

Fallen in love with Japanese sushi maki and cannot get enough of it? The good news is that making maki is not difficult or complicated as it looks and you can easily cook it at home.

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What is wasabi? Everything you should know
December 15, 2021

Wasabi is famously known as a green spicy paste served as a condiment to all forms of sushi dishes. But it can be used to spice up many Japanese recipes, sauces, dressing, desserts and snacks.

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