Besides traditional sushi, find here other delicious Japanese-inspired recipes such as fried rice, miso soup, ramen, and a variety of eggplant, tofu and noodle recipes.
This pillowy soft, subtly sweet sandwich bread is a beloved breakfast staple in Japan and is typically eaten sliced very thick, lightly toasted, and served with accompaniments like butter and jam.
In ancient China, the soybean was considered to be one of five sacred grains, along with barley, millet, rice, and wheat. Here, in the form of tofu, the soybean shines with a little help from miso, spinach, carrots, and scallions.
A scramble doesn't have anything on our new favorite way to eat eggs. Soup for breakfast? Indeed!
Miso is a fermented soybean paste. The lighter, or "white," version is milder and less salty than brown miso, and is sometimes referred to as sweet miso. It can be found in the Asian section of some supermarkets and most health-food stores.
Besides chicken and fish, this marinade is good with steak, tofu, or vegetables. In place of the vinegar and sugar, try mirin, Japanese cooking wine.
This recipe will serve four as a first course or light lunch. To serve the noodles as a meal, add a few cups of diced firm tofu or cooked chicken breast to the simmering broth in step 3.
Inspiration and Ideas
Gingery Tofu Ramen Bowls
What is more satisfying than a big bowl of ramen noodles? This vegetarian bowl is packed with crispy tofu that brings both protein and flavor to the table after it's crisped and coating in a tamari-maple sauce. The same tamari mixture is then blended with creamy nut butter of your choice to create a silky sauce that coats the noodles.