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I TRIED HOW MUCH IS THE COST IF I MAKE NABE IN THE US & TRADITIONAL YOSENABE RECIPE

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Japanese Hot Pot Recipe: Easy Chicken Meat Ball Nabe

This Chicken ball nabe, which my family calls TORIDANGO NABE, is my mom's specialty and cozy, healthy, savory winter food. Making TORIDANGO is super-easy to make, minced onions give sweet flavor and you can't miss adding ginger to a delicious hint in the ball and soup.
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TAKE A PEEK INTO A JAPANESE PANTRY: WHAT’S PONZU?

Do you know what ponzu sauce is? Ponzu or Ponzu soy sauce is the essential dipping sauce for Japanese cosine includes Japanese hot pot, grilled food, or sushi/ sashimi. It’s addictive refreshing unique vinegar-like sauce. In this post, we will talk about the meaning of the name “ponzu”, its place of origin, ingredients, how to make it, substitutes, and how to use it.
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WHAT’LL HAPPEN IF YOU START A DAY WITH PLAIN HOT WATER: SAYU BENEFITS

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TAKE A PEEK INTO THE JAPANESE PANTRY: JAPANESE CAST IRON KYUSU TEAPOT GUIDE

If you looking for a KYUSU teapot to make green tea or something looking for "Japanese-like", "Asian taste" or "ZEN" life, Japanese cast iron KYUSU teapot can be one. Unlike cast iron ware, most TETSU KYUSU has enamel-glazed inside so it can help after-care a little. 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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Become A Sake Connoisseur: KOTSUZAKE 101

Kotsuzake is one of the traditional ways to enjoy hot sake more in the unique method which is infusing the flavor of the toasted or grilled fish/ dried fish/ bones in the hot Sake. Commonly, In Japan, use whole river fish such as iwana mountain trout, ayu sweet fish, but, you can substitute with light-flavored white fish to make Kotsuzake.
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HOMEMADE SPICED GINGER SYRUP FOR YOUR COZY DRINKS, REFRESHING COCKTAILS, & COOKING (SALAD DRESSING RECIPES)

Ginger syrup is actually a handy item to use in any cooking. Ginger has various health benefits like warming the body from the inside, so why not incorporate ginger or this syrup into your daily life? Spicy, zingy, but cozy! Add this authentic exotic spice kick that attracts you more than store-bought sweet ginger syrup: to your cozy hot drinks, refreshing sweet cocktails and sodas, yogurt, and ice cream! Even more, you can use this ginger syrup for cooking and baking. This post provides 2 savory salad dressing recipes for you!
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[RECIPE ONLY] OVEN-BAKED LEFTOVER Camarones con Crema OMELET

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Become A Ramen Master At Home: Authentic Shoyu Ramen From Scratch

Making ramen from scratch is not so hassle in home cooking. I mean, just picking up simple steps despite we can go for the professional ramen-shop grade processes. Yet, this easy homemade shoyu ramen recipe is pretty tasty made of homemade chicken broth. Although I mention it is an easy ramen recipe, still, it needs a little effort more than making instant noodles, which you’ll need a minimum of a day to make Chasyu pork and ramen eggs. (Basically, it’s the marinating time. )
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Become A Ramen Master At Home: Make Easy Japanese-Style TANTANMEN With Peanut Butter

Tantan ramen is a savory, spicy dish with origins in China and Japan. It has a unique flavor, incorporating both the sweetness of miso and the full of Asian Authentic condiments. This dish is fast becoming an international favorite, and with its ease of preparation and complex flavor, it's no wonder why!
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KIRITANPO NABE RECIPE: Broiled Half-Mashed Rice For Japanese Hot Pot

Kiritanpo is the local traditional food in Akita prefecture, Japan, made from roughly mashed cooked rice on a skewer. Make rice balls and wrap them around wooden skewers while turning the skewer so that the rice covers nicely around the tip. To serve Kiritanpo, remove the rice ball from the skewer, and slice and throw it into a Japanese hot pot dish called “Nabe”. My recipe is a super-easy version of home cooking. Kiritanpo will absorb a rich savory soup and the rice will not be mushy since they’re broiled.
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TAKE A PEEK INTO A JAPANESE PANTRY: BARLEY TEA IS A POPULAR SUMMER DRINK

Learn all about Barley Tea including its health benefits, and how to brew. Barley tea is the common summer drink in Japan, not only its natty but clear taste but also has many health benefits such as heatstroke prevention. If you looking for a new type of tea for your healthy life, learn barley tea in this post!
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BARLEY TEA HAS MOSTLY BENEFITS: BUT DOES IT HAVE SIDE EFFECTS?

Barley tea is the healthy drink, rich in minerals and vitamins. Drinking barley tea constantly before and after workout, hot bath, or as summer drink, can protect your body from overheating and dehydration. Generally, you should not have problem to drink barley tea daily, yet, drinking TOO MUCH COLD barley tea may cause sick.
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Index For Types Of Japanese Green Tea

As one of Japanese aesthetic, many people want to try Japanese green tea which is not only ordinal green tea and Matcha. The most common green tea is called "Sencha" that you have already seen. There are more types of green tea, and do you want to know the differences? On this site, I make the "Green Tea Index" that helps you to shop and find your next new taste of Japanese green tea.
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Hojicha 101; Japan’s Popular Refreshing Roasted Green Tea

Hojicha is roasted green tea, yes, is made with green tea leaves. Hojicha is in low caffeine, Easy to drink, and you want to try as the next bedtime tea. Its toasty nutty aroma and flavor can relax you.
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[Instant Pot/ Pressure Cooker/ Stovetop] NIKUJYAGA: Japanese Potato AND Pork Stew?… It’s A Side Dish

"Japanese pork and potato stew" called "Nikujaga" is not the main dish, which is a popular comfort side dish. It is not a dish to enjoy the soup although it is cooked with the Japanese basic broth. Technically, the main ingredient is potatoes. Easy to cook, quick and savory side dish for any occasion such as weeknight and weekend dinners, and gatherings.
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Easy Japanese Beef Cheek Stew; Melt-In-Your-Mouth Slow-Cooked Beef Cheek Infused with Rich Miso Flavor

Easy slow cooking- This Japanese-style beef cheek stew combines rich red miso & red wine to make a flavorful appetizer. It is the staple Izakaya appetizer in Japan. Not only for the appetizer but also, can provide a savory melt-in-your-mouth topping on a rice bowl. This recipe is inspired by famous Nagoya local food called Dote-it's originally Japanese beef tendon stew. The rich red miso flavor will definitely bring you an appetite.
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Become A Sake Connoisseur: HIREZAKE 101

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Roast Duck Recipe: Simply, A Japanese Make Asian Roast Duck AND Flavorful Gravy

Roasting a whole duck is actually easy, besides it can be a fancy dinner for any special holidays especially Christmas and New Year’s holidays. This recipe is not FRENCH nor CHINESE but definitely the my-Asian-style roast duck. The whole duck marinated with sweet dark soy sauce-based sauce overnight and it will be a juicy and tender, and delicious roast duck. This recipe does not aim for famous CRISPY skin because we don’t eat the skin anyway. I baste the duck every 15 minutes until the duck is cooked, after 90-minute baking. (The total roasting time is around 150 min, at 350F) So, you’ll get golden skin and tender meat.
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Become A Sake Connoisseur: How To Make Kanzake (Hot Sake) At Home

Do you know how to heat up Japanese sake at home? Are you just microwave it in a mug? Read these tips to heat up sake without losing the taste and aroma. This is the ultimate guide of 4 ways to heat up sake and proper decanters to use for Kanzake (hot sake).
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Quick & Easy, Only 13 Minutes You Need; How To Use TWINBIRD Sake Warmer Set

Best selling electric sake warmer set, TWINBIRD Portable Atsukan Machine is a cool item for those who need the easiest way to make delicious hot sake at home. You just need an outlet and 13 minutes. You can choose 4 levels of temperature, piping hot/hot/warm/lukewarm. The only negative point of this product is no English translation! (oh my.) So, I am here to help you with the perfect instruction free.
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Japanese Hojicha Latte; How To Make Hojicha (Japanese Roasted Green Tea) Latte At Home

Hojicha latte is the staple cafe menu in Japan. Hojicha is a toasty, nutty, and refreshing taste than Matcha, so there are many Hojicha latte fans around! Since the Hojicha latte is less caffeine and easy to drink for those who don't like coffee or Matcha green tea, it'll be the next healthy Japanese drink! In this post, you can get a Hot/Iced hojicha latte recipes in authentic and easy methods.
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[The Complete Guide] 7 Basic AGF Blendy Stick Cafe Au Lait; Instruction & Caffeine Content & Ingredients

What's Blendy stick? AGF Blendy Stick Cafe Au Lait series is a popular and unique instant coffee. You can make cafe drinks from typical to unique at the home, office, school, and picnics&camps. This sweet&creamy cozy drink is handy & yummy, but some customers get in trouble with instructions and nutrition&ingredient facts. On this site, you can learn about how to make Blendy stick, caffeine content, and ingredient, including my flavor chart in 7 basic Blendy stick Cafe Au Lait.
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Blendy Stick Cafe Latory 101; Instruction, Flavor Chart, Caffeine Content…All You Want to Know About

Cafe Latry is the Japanese luxury instant coffee (cafe drinks) stick series produced by AGF. It can bring rich aroma, flavor, and frothy milk instantly with just adding boiled water. Since each item is packaged individually, you can enjoy fresh coffee drinks anywhere, anytime. If you want to know lineups, flavor chart (sweet/bitter), and caffeine levels, here is the ultimate guide from the Native Japanese.
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The Unique Cafe Latte Instant Mix In Japan; Blendy Stick and Cafe Latory Shopping Guide

Japanese unique instant coffee stick. AGF Blendy stick is popular instant coffee and cafe drink instant mix to give you relaxing coffee time INSTANTLY. On this site, you can know unique Blendy stick flavors-Matcha, hojicha, and Japanese milk tea, and additionally the summary of the Cafe Latroy series.
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Milk Tea In Japan: I Can Tell What Royal Milk Tea Is But The Native Japanese Has No Clue About Hokkaido Milk Tea

The tea guide can bring tea lovers different tea ideas from Japan. The Japanese drink not only green tea but we love drinking tea, especially "milk tea". "Tea latte", "Royal milk tea", or "Nidashi milk tea". Royal milk tea is the Japanese version of "Chai", but no spice. In this post, I will tell you milk tea products in Japan, how to order royal milk tea in Starbucks in Japan, how to make royal milk tea at home. It's a really interesting post to read to get tea ideas!