Tag - seasonal

Chikuzen Ni

Recipe & Video: Chikuzen Ni

Chikuzen Ni is a traditional Japanese recipe that celebrates the New Year and the winter season by utilizing medicinal and immune boosting winter roots and vegetables to create a colorful and healthy meal!

december napa cabbage daikon

Cooking Japanese Food in Season: December Vegetables

In Japan, people often cook with fresh, in-season ingredients. During the cold month of December, hakusai (nappa cabbage), kabu (turnips) and daikon radishes are the perfect accompaniments to many hearty and warming dishes.

Nappa Cabbage Cream Hot Pot

Recipe & Video: Napa Cabbage Cream Hot Pot

Heat up the winter months with this easy-to-follow recipe and video for a Napa Cabbage Cream Nabemono, a hearty traditional Japanese hot pot that is full of flavor and healthy goodness, and that will be enjoyed by the entire family or dinner party.

november apple spinach

Cooking Japanese Food in Season: November Vegetables

The month of November is when apples and spinach are both in season. There are a number of ways to utilize these ingredients in Japanese cuisine. And cooking fresh Japanese meals with these ingredients yields a lot of health benefits and flavor.

october Japanese sweet potatoes enoki mushrooms

Cooking Japanese Food in Season: October Vegetables

Sweet potatoes and enoki mushrooms are both in season in October in Japan, and will be featured in many Japanese dishes during this time. These vibrant ingredients are also very healthy, and will make a good addition to your regular diet.

september eggplant shiitake mushrooms

Cooking Japanese Food in Season: September Vegetables

In the month of September, both shiitake mushrooms and eggplant are in season. In Japan, where many dishes feature fresh, in-season ingredients, you can expect to see a wide variety of dishes containing these flavorful and healthy ingredients.