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  • Japanese, Quick & Easy

    Mentaiko Pasta 明太子パスタ

    Mentaiko pasta (明太子パスタ) is a Japanese-style pasta or fusion pasta or in Japanese, wafu pasta (和風パスタ). This style of dish in Japanese cuisine is called yōshoku (洋食) or wafu food (和風) which…

  • Japanese

    Shoyu Koji 醤油糀

    In this post, I’m going to introduce to you yet another umami seasoning made with koji. Previously, I’ve introduced shio koji 塩糀/塩麹 to my blog readers. Have you read it yet? Do…

  • Japanese

    Shio Koji 塩糀

    Updated 30th April 2022. I stumbled upon the world of koji (糀 or 麹) a year ago while I was researching the traditional method of soy sauce making. One thing led to…

  • Chicken, Japanese

    Crispy Chicken Katsu チキンカツ

    Don’t cha love chicken katsu (チキンカツ)? I do! Imagine fried breaded thin slice of chicken… so tender and yummy. What’s not to like? First thing first, what’s katsu? Katsu is actually the…