RECIPES

Through these simple recipes below you will be able to make delicious Japanese dishes those are so authentic and rich in flavor. People will believe they are direct from Japan.

Traditional Tofu and Wakame Miso Soup

miso_soup[Serves 4]
3-4 tablespoons of miso,
3 cups of Dashi (soup stock),
5 oz soft tofu, drained and cut into 1/2 inch cubes,
1 tablespoon dried Wakame (seaweed),
2 oz sliced Negi (spring onions).

  1. Warm 3 cups of Dashi stock with tofu and Wakame (seaweed) in a pot and bring to a simmer for about 1 minute.
  2. Add Negi (spring onion) and simmer for another 30 seconds.
  3. Lower the heat and add miso using a slotted ladle while stirring with a spoon to dissolve it.
  4. Pour into a serving bowl and serve warm.

* Dashi is an essential ingredient for making miso soup. Typical dashi is made from konbu (dried kelp) and bonito flakes or niboshi (dried sardines), varying from region to region although a number of homes use simple instant dashi powder nowadays.

MISO Marinade / TERIYAKI Marinade / Pork Ginger

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MISO Marinade

2 parts Kanena Sake-Mirin.
1 part Kanena Barley Miso.
Please add Sesame seeds to suit the palate.

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TERIYAKI Marinade

2 parts Kanena Sake-Mirin.
1 part Kanena Soy Sauce.

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Pork Ginger

2 parts Kanena Sake-Mirin.
1 part Kanena Soy Sauce.
Grated or crushed ginger.
Add sliced onion to suit the palate.

Marinade the above ingredients into your favorite meat (fish, chicken, pork or beef) for 15 to 30 minutes, trim the excess sauce, and grill or stir fry on a medium heat, mix until browned. Cover the pan…lower the heat and let the smooth subtle flavors from the sauces steam and slowly work themselves through the ingredients as you are continually adding small portion of the excess sauce. Cook to your liking and serve on a steaming bed of fresh white rice…enjoy.

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