A nice, light salad with fresh heirloom tomatoes, lightly seared tofu tossed with arugula and a light soy sesame dressing.
A great stir fry noodle dish using rice noodles, tofu and bean sprouts. Simple, but full of flavor. Make without eggs or patis to make this truly vegetarian.
If you went to any Japanese-American festival, carnival or restaurant, for that matter, would Teriyaki Chicken be on the menu?
I think so! Teriyaki chicken must be a Japanese-American dish. My Japan relatives say teriyaki chicken or teriyaki beef is not Japanese food, it is Amer...
Taro & Okinawan Sweet Potato Salad - gently tossed with coconut cream, ginger and cilantro. A great local-style salad served warm or cold.
These make a great appetizer or the perfect bento or lunch!
My mother's family loved Nishime and made it often, my grandfather being the cook in the family. My mother learned how to cook from him, and we ate this a lot when I was little. Delicious and comfort food!
My friends from Okinawa told me about this dish. Apparently this Taco Rice (Takoraisu) dish is very popular and widely served in many restaurants throughout Okinawa. It's so easy to make. You can make it with left-over ingredients after the taco meal.
These meatballs are a variation of the Japanese Teriyaki Baaga (Soy-glazed Burger). Unlike the typical American hamburger, the Japanese version is made very much like meatloaf with panko bread crumbs, egg, dark miso paste, and a rich soy glaze. Rather than making the traditional full-size patties, I turned them into bite-size meatballs served wi...
I first saw this Tofu Poke dish on the menu of one of our long time Waikiki restaurants. What a great idea! It has since become such a popular dish that many of our supermarkets have their own versions at their seafood fish counters.
Serve this tempura dashi dipping sauce recipe either hot or at room tempurature with your favorite tempura.