Mirin is an indispensable staple ingredient in any Japanese kitchen, and it should be in yours, too. Here you'll find everything you need to know to incorporate mirin into your everyday cooking.
Category - Seasoning
Here are some of our top picks for easy Japanese recipes that utilize the five basic Japanese condiments: mirin, soy sauce, sake, miso and sesame oil. They’re fun, easy and oh so tasty!
In Japan, there is an ingredient simply referred to as “sauce.” This sauce is used in many dishes in Japanese cuisine and is sometimes referred to as tonkatsu sauce — a thick brown sauce that accompanies breaded fish, pork or chicken cutlets.
You are probably familiar with soy sauce, but did you know that there are many different types of soy sauce you can buy? In Japan, two main versions of soy sauce, "koikuchi (dark)" and "usukuchi (light)", are used most often for various reasons.
Japanese cuisine has a flavor that is distinct from American food. A secret to that is a group of condiments used in Japanese cooking. Learn those essential condiments and start experimenting new Japanese recipes in your own kitchen.