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Easy Japanese Pork Recipe; How To Make Crispy Japanese Pork Cutlet

A crispy Panko breaded fried Japanese pork cutlet. This Pork Tonkatsu recipe is simple, easy, crispy, tender, and delicious! Using Japanese Panko, Crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender inside. Serve with Homemade Tonkatsu sauce or homemade Nagoya-style miso sauce.
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Izakaya At Home! Japanese Staple Chicken Gizzards “SUNAGIMO” Nibbles Recipes

My top 3 chicken gizzards finger food recipes for Home Izakaya. Whether you’re throwing a party or planning ahead for an Izakaya date at home, these nibbles will win by authentic Japanese SUNAGIMO recipes that you can’t get anywhere else. We love its texture, so we even don’t try to tenderize it. Chicken gizzards are so reasonable and have addictive textures. These recipes are also super-easy to make.
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How Do The Japanese Make Tough Meat Tender At Home; Best Results In My Life [Baking Powder Brine|Shio-Koji |BBQ Sauce]

We can't afford to buy A5 Wagyu beef all the time in Japan so we have no choice to buy discount tough meat at a grocery store. Yet, we have secret weapons to make the chewy meat tender and juicy. There are my best 3 ways to marinate meat with baking powder solution, with shio koji, with Japanese BBQ sauce. As a bonus, I will tell you my freezing meat hacks too.
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Sneaky! Both Refreshing AND Bitter Infused Vodka Lemon Sour

The supreme lemon sour is ridiculously refreshing and delicious AND bitter. This Japanese lemon sour made with the whole lemon is perfect for the coming hot season! It’s an easier version of the recipe of my infused vodka that will surely make your home time fun. Just cut whole lemons and throw in your choice of distilled liquor. It's both refreshing and bitter, add also my homemade lemon syrup.
Food & Recipes

Shio Lemon Sour: Lemon Sour Recipe With Moroccan Preserved Lemons

Looking for a new lemon sour? Citrusy Salty Bitter Preserved (Pickled) Lemon. Traditional Morrocan lemon and Traditional Japanese lemon sour meet together. When lemons are ripe and ready for making a preserved lemon, it’s the time! Easy to make preserved lemon-only two ingredients, lemons and salt.
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Japanese Miso Paste 101: Discover Types Of Miso Paste

Miso is a traditional Japanese condiment with a rich flavor and this unique paste we always have on hand today worldwide. It’s versatile, provides incredible umami flavor, and is rich in probiotics. (Yes, miso is the fermented food!) You know there are red, yellow, mixed, white, sweet, dry...whatever they call types of miso. So, I will a little deeper dive into Japanese miso paste, including different types by several points.
Food & Recipes

Home Izakaya! How To Make Japanese Style Lemon Sour

What's Japanese-style sour? It's a classic Izakaya cocktail as popular as cold beer and whiskey highball. Generally, Japanese sour is not sweet or less sweet and is made of the mix with Japanese shochu/vodka, fizzy water, and lemon juice/lemon-flavored syrup. In my recipe, we'll make lemon-infused vodka and frozen lemon ice. So, you can enjoy the ultimate lemony Japanese lemon sour without watering it down.
Food & Recipes

Whole Roast Duck Over Potato With Easy Japanese-Style Miso Sauce

Savory sweet soy sauce Asian-fusion flavor basted a whole duck over thick sliced potatoes. This gorgeous golden-colored whole duck is marinated in Asian-style marinade sauce and stuffed with herbs, roasted over sliced potatoes that also get flavored from the duck fat and savory juice. Contrary to looks, this whole roasted duck is easy-to-make, and also you can get the side at the same time. It’s absolutely perfect holiday dinner.
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Nagoya-Style Sweet Miso Sauce: You Can Make Savory Sweet Red Miso Sauce Without Mirin

The Nagoya-style sweet miso sauce. The most versatile sauce or glaze you can easily at home. It is everything you want when grilling, broiling stir-frying, stewing, for meat, seafood, veggies, mushrooms, tofu. This rich umami sauce brings savory flavor to Japanese food and many other cuisines.
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What’s Koji Miso

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OKINAWA NOODLE: SOMEN CHAMPURU (Stir-Fried Somen Noodle)

It is stir-fried SOMEN noodles with canned tuna/ Spam, vegetables seasoned with Bonito dashi, and soy sauce in Okinawa prefecture's local cuisine. Chanpuru is an Okinawan dialect that means "mixed up"/ "mixed together" and refers to stir-fried dishes. It's a simple, easy to cook, light, mild noodle dish for quick lunch and dinner.
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Japanese Glass Noodle Salad: “Harusame” Salad With Easy Sesame Dressing

Japanese Glass Noodle Salad (Harusame Salad) is a simple, vinegary, savory fresh noodle dish that can bring an unusual international side dish to your kitchen. Quick-cooking of glass noodles, which soaking glass noodles in boiled water for 4 minutes, drain, rinse and cut. Add your favorite protein and vegetables. Great served chilled. Glass noodles are a common food in Asian cuisine, and it is called "Harusame" in Japanese. Japanese Harusame noodles are mainly made of potato starch. Harusame salad is also a popular salad menu in Japan- it's refreshing and addictive with sesame oil and soy sauce-based dressing. You can use Mung Bean Thread Vermicelli instead, but not rice noodles if you care about calories.
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[INSTANT POT] JAPANESE MIXED RICE WITH LEFTOVER PORK ROAST: Savory Flavorful Rice

Looking for something different from Mexican and Italian dishes using leftovers? Turn your leftover pork roast into a savory flavourful Japanese mixed rice called TAKIKOMI GOHAN, which is made of dashi broth, soy sauce, meat, and vegetables. This is one of the traditional popular comfort food in Japan, oyster sauce gives it a little twist. Chopped cilantro/green onion or sesame seeds give it color and flavor. I use pork shoulder roasts this time, but you can use any type of roast. Even, you can add uncooked meat of course. Don’t waste time cooking leftovers! Instant pot will be your saver! Chop up all ingredients, rinse the rice, and ready set go. When you make ONIGIRI rice balls with this savory Japanese mixed rice, no one can notice it’s made of leftover meat. It absolutely looks fancy, go for a party or holiday dinner.
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The Heart Of Japanese Fermented Food, Koji Rice| How To Make Shio-Koji

Shio koji, the Japanese fermented condiments made of grain koji, water, and salt. Mix them and fermented the mixture at room temperature until the mixture thickens on a sweet, funky aroma. Rich nutrition, and rich Umami flavor. Shio-koji is a versatile condiment for stir-fry, making pickled vegetables, and marinade sauce to tenderize the meat and reduce the fishy flavor of fish.
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Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna Steak With Authentic Japanese Teriyaki Sauce

Ahi tuna is high in protein, low in fat, technically healthy, and very easy to cook. Learn the secret to preparing tuna to cut off the fishy taste and pull out the Umami flavor for a sesame-crusted seared tuna steak. It may seem fancy like the dinner for holidays, date nights, and special occasions, but honestly, it’s very easy, simple, and tasty, and both best parts, ahi tuna and authentic! Japanese Teriyaki sauce is a ridiculously savory combination! Only the effort you may need is to make Teriyaki sauce and Japanese citrus chili paste in advance.
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Yuzu Kosho 101: How To Make Japanese Mysterious Condiment For Everything

A condiment so simple, citrusy, spicy, sensational, and amazing. Yuzu kosho is going to be your favorite use of lime or other citrus fruits which is tempting with simple grilled meats, seafood, vegetables, mushrooms, tofu, or steamed, stir-fried, soup, salad... To make the yuzu kosho, take a large handful or four of green chili peppers like serrano, jalapeno, Thai, or bird's eye. The golden ratio of peppers to Yuzu skins is 4 : 1.
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IT’S TIME FOR HIYASHI RAMEN: HOW TO MAKE JAPANESE COLD NOODLE SALAD WITH MARUTAI BOH RAMEN

Ramen noodles to refresh and energize with a cold summer noodle salad. With colorful vegetables, savory protein, and tangy refreshing dressing to put it all together. Cold ramen noodles, the popular summer noodle dish called Hiyashi Ramen or Hiyashi Chuka in Japan, for all your afternoon outdoor patio, yard parties, and summer picnics. Hiyashi Ramen is not difficult to make, besides, this recipe is super easy to make with MARUTAI Boh ramen.
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Japanese Cold Noodle Salad: Hiyashi Ramen Noodle Salad Bowl With Sesame Dressing

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Culture, Etiquette

Japanese Calligraphy And Kakizome; Things You Want To Know

How facts about Japanese calligraphy can be a part of your life? Japanese calligraphy called Shodo (or Kakikata) can improve focus and concentration, calm and clear your mind, and can help increase self-confidence-giving you Zen inspiration. Indeed, I can feel the same sensations after practicing meditation/ Yoga. Kakizome is basically drawing New Year's resolution as one of Japanese New Year's traditions. In this article, I'll tell you the purpose of Japanese calligraphy and how to start Shodo with the basics.
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6 Authentic Japanese Gifts Ideas For Him Who Loves Japanese Sake, Shochu, Whiskey; Traditional Sake Ware Selected By The Native Japanese

Are you searching for holiday gifts for him who loves drinking Japanese sake, Shochu, or whiskey? Here is the cool guide that introduced all genuine Japanese sake ware. made in Japan. Beer glass, cold sake ochoko glass, Tetsu Kyusu for warm/hot sake, Minoyaki ochoko sake cups, Edo kiriko shochu rock glass.
Culture, Etiquette

Japanese Cast Iron Teapot; How To Use And Care

Green tea connoisseur? Looking for something Zen-life? "Tetsu-Kyusu"-the Japanese cast iron teapot is ideal for upgrade your tea life and kitchen or office decor. There is often confusion between Tetsubin and Tetsu Kyusu and you can't use Tetsu-Kyusu on the stovetop. Read this guide that tells you about how to use, clean, store, and also how to deal with iron rust.
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Why You Need To Seal The Wooden Cutting Board; These Oil Can Save Your Cutting Board Life

Do you know why you need to seal (season) your wooden cutting board before the first use? Coating with the oil can save the wood life longer while protecting being dry, discolored, odor, warping, and splitting. In this post, you can get tips for the best mineral oils for the oil finish and how to put the oil finish on the wooden cutting board.
Culture, Etiquette

The Ultimate Guide Of Japanese Wooden Cutting Board; The Best Wood And How to Maintain

The wooden cutting board is worthing to buy? Many amateur chefs hesitate to use wooden cutting boards for their maintenance. If you are considering investing in upgrade kitchen tools such as Japanese knives, you need to consider buying the wooden cutting board. In this post, I will tell you all you need about Japanese wooden cutting boards; attractive points, the best Japanese wood, how to use and maintain.
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Basic A Japanese Wooden Cutting Board Care 101 For Beginners; Hinoki, Ginkgo, and Aomori Hiba

The wooden cutting board care instructions. The basic tips for cleaning and sterilizing. When you take care of the wooden cutting board with daily cleaning and also it is a good idea to maintenance deep occasionally. Your cutting board could last longer.
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The Best Japanese Green Tea Pot Guide; Tokoname Kyusu

If you want to brew Japanese green tea easily, must have a "Tokoname Kyusu teapot". Tokoname yaki (the pottery) is one of the famous pottery in Japan and Tokoname Kyusu can allow green tea a mellow and rich taste. On this site, I explain how Tokoname kyusu works, how to clean, which you should buy. All about Tokoname Kyusu.
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The Danshari Method; How To Declutter Items Without Regrets

First of all, you need to think about the purpose; decluttering or putting things away neatly. When you lose the purpose of decluttering, it will be easy to regret after getting rid of things. The Danshari method is not equal to minimalism so it is not just removing things from your space. Before starting decluttering, read those tips to avoid regrets.
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The Danshari Method; One Of Popular Decluttering Techniques In Japan

As one of the popular "Japanese minimalism" principles, the "Danshari" method has been the most popular decluttering philosophy for a long in Japan. The basis of "Danshari" and Konmari is the same but they are different ideas. No needed to explain konmari method today, so I will guide you to the Danshari method which I prefer. The concept of Danshari is focusing on the present and keep what you really need. (This post isn't the exact tidying-up hacks. ) #tidyup #changeyourlife #productivity
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Common Decluttering Mistakes I Made In The Danshari Method

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Japanese MOTTAINAI Aesthetic

"Mottainai" is one of the representative terms to refer to Japanese culture. It is commonly used daily when wasting food, things, money, time...everything when they have regrets to waste these values. You may know the meanings of "Mottainai" as environmental activities, so its spirit has been influenced across the world. But, what's the original meaning of "Mottainai"??? Today, I am going to tell you about Japanese Mottaianai sprit.
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What Is Tetsubin-The Japanese Traditional Cast Iron Kettle

A nostalgic Japanese cast-iron kettle is called "Tetsubin" - not a teapot- has been popular both in Japan and overseas. Like other ironware, Tetsunin has tough, keeping heat, and it can change the taste of water dramatically. Read this post, and find out what tetsubin is exactly, how to use and maintain it.
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The Best Native Guide of Hot Springs In Japan; 10 Different Types Of Hot Spring Water

Excited to visit hot springs, Onsen, in Japan? Wait a minute! If you don't know the types of hot spring water, you may have negative effects from natural minerals. Especially, if you have sensitive skin and chronic disease, you need to know pH levels of hot springs water. To enjoy the best hot spring for you, read here and learn about 10 different types of Onsen in Japan.
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Japanese Hot Springs 101; What You Need To Know About Onsen In Japan

Looking forward to bathing Hot Springs in Japan? Before going to have an experience, do you know that the Japanese hot springs culture is different from other countries? The hot springs aka Onsen in Japanese, have a long history and very special for Japanese people. Thus, you must follow local rules and try not to bother other peoples. To avoid making you disappointed, I am going to tell you about Japanese Hot Springs 101 today.
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Where and When you can see KIMONO girls most

Are you interested in Kimono, the signature traditional Japanese costume? Do you know the truth that not so many people don't wear kimono outside of special occasions in Japan? But if you know the special day that many women get dressed Kimono, you can have the opportunity to see colorful Kimono girls. You don't have to chase around Geiko. (by the way, don't chase Geiko! It really bothers them.) On this page, you can know where and when you can see Kimono girls, and I also explain the difference between Kimono & Yukata.
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The Ultimate Guide; Learn Japanese New Year’s Traditions in 11 Easy Steps

If you are interested in Japanese culture, you can't miss how Japanese people celebrate New Year's Day. From ancient years, the event of welcoming to the coming year has been very important for Japanese people, each thing is related to Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism. Even though the real meanings of each thing has been loosing for modern people, yet they still enjoy New Year's Day. In this site, I will explain traditional things how the Japanese welcome the New Year.
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Japanese Temple Etiquette; 4 Things I Want To Tell You Before Visiting

Visiting Shrines and Temples is definitely one of the things to do on your bucket list for the Japan trip. To visit the holy places for local people, learn proper manners to enjoy the experience while respecting the Japanese customs and religion.
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11 Facts Other Websites Never Tell You About Japanese Dos and Don’ts

Be scared about Japanese picky manners and etiquettes? You are the tourists and the Japanese want you to enjoy traveling in Japan more than anything! I am going to tell you today that things GENERALLY the Japanese don't do in public, but these things don't mean that you should do. Grab a cup of coffee, and read relax!
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Easy Japanese Pork Recipe; How To Make Crispy Japanese Pork Cutlet

A crispy Panko breaded fried Japanese pork cutlet. This Pork Tonkatsu recipe is simple, easy, crispy, tender, and delicious! Using Japanese Panko, Crispy on the outside, and juicy and tender inside. Serve with Homemade Tonkatsu sauce or homemade Nagoya-style miso sauce.
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Izakaya At Home! Japanese Staple Chicken Gizzards “SUNAGIMO” Nibbles Recipes

My top 3 chicken gizzards finger food recipes for Home Izakaya. Whether you’re throwing a party or planning ahead for an Izakaya date at home, these nibbles will win by authentic Japanese SUNAGIMO recipes that you can’t get anywhere else. We love its texture, so we even don’t try to tenderize it. Chicken gizzards are so reasonable and have addictive textures. These recipes are also super-easy to make.
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How Do The Japanese Make Tough Meat Tender At Home; Best Results In My Life [Baking Powder Brine|Shio-Koji |BBQ Sauce]

We can't afford to buy A5 Wagyu beef all the time in Japan so we have no choice to buy discount tough meat at a grocery store. Yet, we have secret weapons to make the chewy meat tender and juicy. There are my best 3 ways to marinate meat with baking powder solution, with shio koji, with Japanese BBQ sauce. As a bonus, I will tell you my freezing meat hacks too.
Food & Recipes

Sneaky! Both Refreshing AND Bitter Infused Vodka Lemon Sour

The supreme lemon sour is ridiculously refreshing and delicious AND bitter. This Japanese lemon sour made with the whole lemon is perfect for the coming hot season! It’s an easier version of the recipe of my infused vodka that will surely make your home time fun. Just cut whole lemons and throw in your choice of distilled liquor. It's both refreshing and bitter, add also my homemade lemon syrup.
Food & Recipes

Shio Lemon Sour: Lemon Sour Recipe With Moroccan Preserved Lemons

Looking for a new lemon sour? Citrusy Salty Bitter Preserved (Pickled) Lemon. Traditional Morrocan lemon and Traditional Japanese lemon sour meet together. When lemons are ripe and ready for making a preserved lemon, it’s the time! Easy to make preserved lemon-only two ingredients, lemons and salt.
Food & Recipes

Japanese Miso Paste 101: Discover Types Of Miso Paste

Miso is a traditional Japanese condiment with a rich flavor and this unique paste we always have on hand today worldwide. It’s versatile, provides incredible umami flavor, and is rich in probiotics. (Yes, miso is the fermented food!) You know there are red, yellow, mixed, white, sweet, dry...whatever they call types of miso. So, I will a little deeper dive into Japanese miso paste, including different types by several points.
Food & Recipes

Home Izakaya! How To Make Japanese Style Lemon Sour

What's Japanese-style sour? It's a classic Izakaya cocktail as popular as cold beer and whiskey highball. Generally, Japanese sour is not sweet or less sweet and is made of the mix with Japanese shochu/vodka, fizzy water, and lemon juice/lemon-flavored syrup. In my recipe, we'll make lemon-infused vodka and frozen lemon ice. So, you can enjoy the ultimate lemony Japanese lemon sour without watering it down.
Food & Recipes

Whole Roast Duck Over Potato With Easy Japanese-Style Miso Sauce

Savory sweet soy sauce Asian-fusion flavor basted a whole duck over thick sliced potatoes. This gorgeous golden-colored whole duck is marinated in Asian-style marinade sauce and stuffed with herbs, roasted over sliced potatoes that also get flavored from the duck fat and savory juice. Contrary to looks, this whole roasted duck is easy-to-make, and also you can get the side at the same time. It’s absolutely perfect holiday dinner.
Food & Recipes

Nagoya-Style Sweet Miso Sauce: You Can Make Savory Sweet Red Miso Sauce Without Mirin

The Nagoya-style sweet miso sauce. The most versatile sauce or glaze you can easily at home. It is everything you want when grilling, broiling stir-frying, stewing, for meat, seafood, veggies, mushrooms, tofu. This rich umami sauce brings savory flavor to Japanese food and many other cuisines.
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What’s Koji Miso

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OKINAWA NOODLE: SOMEN CHAMPURU (Stir-Fried Somen Noodle)

It is stir-fried SOMEN noodles with canned tuna/ Spam, vegetables seasoned with Bonito dashi, and soy sauce in Okinawa prefecture's local cuisine. Chanpuru is an Okinawan dialect that means "mixed up"/ "mixed together" and refers to stir-fried dishes. It's a simple, easy to cook, light, mild noodle dish for quick lunch and dinner.
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Japanese Glass Noodle Salad: “Harusame” Salad With Easy Sesame Dressing

Japanese Glass Noodle Salad (Harusame Salad) is a simple, vinegary, savory fresh noodle dish that can bring an unusual international side dish to your kitchen. Quick-cooking of glass noodles, which soaking glass noodles in boiled water for 4 minutes, drain, rinse and cut. Add your favorite protein and vegetables. Great served chilled. Glass noodles are a common food in Asian cuisine, and it is called "Harusame" in Japanese. Japanese Harusame noodles are mainly made of potato starch. Harusame salad is also a popular salad menu in Japan- it's refreshing and addictive with sesame oil and soy sauce-based dressing. You can use Mung Bean Thread Vermicelli instead, but not rice noodles if you care about calories.
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[INSTANT POT] JAPANESE MIXED RICE WITH LEFTOVER PORK ROAST: Savory Flavorful Rice

Looking for something different from Mexican and Italian dishes using leftovers? Turn your leftover pork roast into a savory flavourful Japanese mixed rice called TAKIKOMI GOHAN, which is made of dashi broth, soy sauce, meat, and vegetables. This is one of the traditional popular comfort food in Japan, oyster sauce gives it a little twist. Chopped cilantro/green onion or sesame seeds give it color and flavor. I use pork shoulder roasts this time, but you can use any type of roast. Even, you can add uncooked meat of course. Don’t waste time cooking leftovers! Instant pot will be your saver! Chop up all ingredients, rinse the rice, and ready set go. When you make ONIGIRI rice balls with this savory Japanese mixed rice, no one can notice it’s made of leftover meat. It absolutely looks fancy, go for a party or holiday dinner.
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The Heart Of Japanese Fermented Food, Koji Rice| How To Make Shio-Koji

Shio koji, the Japanese fermented condiments made of grain koji, water, and salt. Mix them and fermented the mixture at room temperature until the mixture thickens on a sweet, funky aroma. Rich nutrition, and rich Umami flavor. Shio-koji is a versatile condiment for stir-fry, making pickled vegetables, and marinade sauce to tenderize the meat and reduce the fishy flavor of fish.
Food & Recipes

Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna Steak With Authentic Japanese Teriyaki Sauce

Ahi tuna is high in protein, low in fat, technically healthy, and very easy to cook. Learn the secret to preparing tuna to cut off the fishy taste and pull out the Umami flavor for a sesame-crusted seared tuna steak. It may seem fancy like the dinner for holidays, date nights, and special occasions, but honestly, it’s very easy, simple, and tasty, and both best parts, ahi tuna and authentic! Japanese Teriyaki sauce is a ridiculously savory combination! Only the effort you may need is to make Teriyaki sauce and Japanese citrus chili paste in advance.
Food & Recipes

Yuzu Kosho 101: How To Make Japanese Mysterious Condiment For Everything

A condiment so simple, citrusy, spicy, sensational, and amazing. Yuzu kosho is going to be your favorite use of lime or other citrus fruits which is tempting with simple grilled meats, seafood, vegetables, mushrooms, tofu, or steamed, stir-fried, soup, salad... To make the yuzu kosho, take a large handful or four of green chili peppers like serrano, jalapeno, Thai, or bird's eye. The golden ratio of peppers to Yuzu skins is 4 : 1.
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IT’S TIME FOR HIYASHI RAMEN: HOW TO MAKE JAPANESE COLD NOODLE SALAD WITH MARUTAI BOH RAMEN

Ramen noodles to refresh and energize with a cold summer noodle salad. With colorful vegetables, savory protein, and tangy refreshing dressing to put it all together. Cold ramen noodles, the popular summer noodle dish called Hiyashi Ramen or Hiyashi Chuka in Japan, for all your afternoon outdoor patio, yard parties, and summer picnics. Hiyashi Ramen is not difficult to make, besides, this recipe is super easy to make with MARUTAI Boh ramen.
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Japanese Cold Noodle Salad: Hiyashi Ramen Noodle Salad Bowl With Sesame Dressing

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Japanese Wellness

Best Japanese Bath Salts You Should Buy For Your Luxury Time; Benefits & How To Use

The ultimate guide of Japanese bath salt products. What Are Japanese bath salts? How you can choose the best bath salts for your conditions? What you can expect from Japanese bath salts? What products are available on Amazon? All about popular Japanese bath salt that you want to know today. Also, it helps to choose the best gift for your important people.
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Why You Should Get Japanese Cypress “Hinoki” Essential Oil Today

Hinoki Essential Oil is a wonderful oil for both mental and physical health benefits (moreover, repel insects!). It is also a great oil to use for meditation and find and connect your value. Even though it is a soft and gentle woody scent, it's enough strong to be calming, refreshing, relaxing, and energizing. Wanna share the Japanese soul tree, Hinoki cypress more in this post.
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The Perfect Hot Bath Routine For Your Skincare

Why not take care of your skin to glow more beautiful and healthy during the relaxing hot bath? The hot water can damage your skin, however, you don't worry about it anymore if you read this perfect bath guide. You need to begin this before taking a hot bath today! Here is the step-by-step guide to enhancing your beauty.
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The Japanese Way To Wellness; Drinking “Sayu” Plain Hot Water

Japanese wellness rituals and practices are often unique and attractive, almost always they are easy and reasonable. As one of J wellness trends, drinking plain hot (warm) water boiled Tetsubin (Japanese cast-iron kettle) is for you. Of course, it brings you several health benefits and relaxation. Here is the ultimate guide on drinking hot water; how to boil water, when is the best time to drink, and ideas to add flavor.
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The Hot Bath Guide For You; Water Temperature, Bathing Time, And Healing Tips For Your Body

The hot bath health benefits have been well-known today. In this post, I am focusing on the healing power of bathing. If you feel tired, exhausted, stressed, muscle tension in the neck and shoulders, back pain, swelling, here is the hot bath guide-the water temperature, the bathing time, and more tips!
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The Effect Of Decluttering; Why You Want To Do The Danshari Method

"Danshari" has been used as the decluttering method and philosophy advocated by Hideko Yamashita in Japan, the term "Danshari" was originally used in the Yoga book. The basic of the Danshari method is also based on the idea of Zen Buddhism, Ayurveda. The Danshari method is not only telling you about tidying up piled stuff in your house and also can help you to get a better life based on oriental philosophy. In this post, I will tell you 8 benefits that you can get from the Danshari method.
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The Danshari Method And Minimalism

Let's talk about the Danshari method and minimalism! Roughly speaking, minimalism is living with the fewest essential things to simplify lifestyle and the Danshari method is optimization" of your life by refusing, disposing, and staying away from obsession.
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The Correct Way Bathing Practices; Do And Don’ts

The basics of the correct way to taking a bath at home for your relaxation and health. Bathing is well-known for self-care practices, but do you know you can lead to negative effects if you do wrong bathing. This is the ultimate guide to take a bath properly.
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Surrounded by Hinoki Wood Products; Natural Benefits From Japanese Cypress

Hinoki, Japan's most beloved tree -Hinoki cypress products has been deeply rooted in the Japanese lifestyle. Not only beautiful grain and relaxing aroma but also leads amazing benefits with Hinoki's natural power. Once you touch its silky-touch surface, smell its woody scent, you will not let them go!
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Safety Tips For Essential Oils In The Hot Bath

Do you know you can put essential oils in a hot bath? Is it safe to put them in a hot water? Technically, you can add essential oils (100% pure, therapeutic grade) in the hot bath, however, it's dangerous to add them directly without diluting. You need to learn tips on how to dissolve oils and how to protect your skin.
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Japanese Hot Spring “Onsen” Effects; Health Benefits And Risks

Japan is home to Onsen as hot springs which are a highly popular destination among people who are looking for Japanese aesthetic. To enjoy public Onsen hot springs where people (monkeys!) go relax and soothe their stresses, you should know about Dos and Donts before traveling to Japan. The ultimate guide in this post tells you not only Onsen etiquette but also health risks when bathing is not the right way.
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How To Use Hinoki Oil For Aromatherapy Bath

Do you want to enjoy Japanese "Onsen" with Hinoki scent without buying Hinoki wooden bath products? To add Hinoki essential oil in the hot bath, you can feel like bathing in the Japanese Onsen or bathing in the woods. However, DO NOT put Hinoki oil directly in the hot water. Read this post and enjoy Hinoki bath safely.
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How To Use Hinoki Essential Oil, What’re Benefits

Discover the benefits of Hinoki essential oil and the best ways to incorporate it into your life. Japanese cypress known as "hinoki" is gentle but energetic, calm but refreshing- the mysterious spiritual tree for the Japanese. It also is perfect to soothe your mind and find your value in meditation practice.
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Best Relaxing Wooden Bath Products Ideas; Japanese Hinoki Cypress

There are many ideas to make a relaxing bathroom, the wooden bath products are one of decoration style. Japanese "Hinoki" cypress is popular wood in Japan and frequently is used as bath products. The cypress has high effectiveness for water-resistance, anti-bacterias and insects, odor deodorant. Besides, its aroma is well known to reduce stress. Find the best Hinoki bath accessories in this post.
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5 Things You Should Know About Hinoki Cypress; Hinoki Benefits And The relationship With The Japanese Life

Japanese Hinoki cypress has been deeply rooted in Japanese culture and soul. Most Japanese feel unconsciously being relaxed when smelling its scent. There is the reason. Hinoki cypress has natural relaxation power. Moreover, it has antibacterial, insect repelling, and deodorant effects. In Japanese history, you can see old shrines and temples built with Hinoki wood in Japan. In this post, I will share the natural power of the Hinoki cypress and how it relates to the Japanese lifestyle.
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