Tag Archives: Japanese

Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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Japanese Vegetarian Hot Soba Soup

Contains:   Eggs, soy, almost certainly gluten.  Is:  Vegetarian, nightshade-free.  Soba noodles are buckwheat noodles, but looking at the ingredient package of mine, these also contain wheat (hence, gluten, if you are concerned).  I’ve no idea if this is true … Continue reading

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Agedashi Tofu

I do minimize the amount of tofu I consume, but this is one dish I really like at Japanese restaurants. Makes a great appetizer!   It is sufficient for a light lunch, as well. It comes with two parts – … Continue reading

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Dashi Recipes (Japanese broth stock)

I’ll post both a traditional bonito-based dashi and a vegetarian (shiitake mushroom-based) dashi recipe here today.  Both are good and serviceable!  Plus, cleaning out some old ingredients, I have a combo dashi at the bottom of this post.  Dashi has … Continue reading

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Onigirazu – Japanese Rice Sandwiches

I discovered this idea quite by accident while surfing around on You Tube, and decided to create my own Onigirazu — basically sushi rice wrapped with a nori sheet to form a pocket, with whatever inside the rice that stirs … Continue reading

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