Need to build your washoku repertoire but don't know where to start? Well, here you go. We've assembled a list of our top five favorites to get you started.
Making authentic, tasty Japanese food in the comfort of your own home is a breeze if you just remember your ABCs! By using the elements of sa-shi-su-se-so in order, you'll be on your way to recreating these trademark Japanese flavors in no time.
The idea of making your own tofu sounds seems daunting, but it’s actually a rather easy and simple process. Once you do it the first time, you may choose to make your own tofu from that point on.
What completes most any meal? Juicy, savory, preserved vegetables. Japanese pickles, collectively referred to as tsukemono, can incorporate one or a mélange of vegetables to elevate your next Japanese-style meal to another level of umami.
Want to know the secrets of classic Japanese flavors? Look no further. Soy-based pickled and marinated foods are quick, easy and packed with umami.
Even sushi masters started at the bottom of the culinary ladder, and anyone serious about a career in Japanese cuisine — or anyone who just wants to learn a new technique or two — should look into what's available. Here are a few of our favorites.
Inexpensive and informal, yakitori is most commonly eaten as a snack with drinks. However, these grilled skewers can also constitute a main course in Japanese cuisine.
As the saying goes, you need the right tool for the job, and it rings particularly true with Japanese cuisine. Check common and one-of-a-kind Japanese cooking equipment here.
Where do you go when you're ready to get your teppanyaki on but don't know where to start? To the 2018 Umami Insider Teppanyaki Grill Buying Guide, of course. With specs, prices and buying info, the guide has everything you need to get started.
Japanese curry is a delicious, unique take on a traditional dish. Whether you are hoping to learn more about Japanese food culture or try your hand at a new recipe, Japanese curry is a great place to start!