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Matcha Swirl Cookie Recipe

These cookies are delicious and crunchy with a strong matcha taste. It’s my favourite matcha cookie recipe! If you prefer to have a milder matcha flavour, use around 8g of matcha powder in the recipe instead of 15g. Happy Baking! ^-^ Ingredients (makes … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter Potato And Sweet Corn Japanese Croquettes

Japanese croquettes come in all varieties including beef and potato, creamy crab, vegetable etc. I particularly like the vegetable only croquettes such as pumpkin and sweet corn so I made these croquettes with a melt in the mouth garlic butter mash … Continue reading

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Takoyaki Japanese Octopus Balls Recipe

Takoyaki are a popular snack in Japan and are basically small balls made out of flour and egg with a piece of octopus in the middle together with spring onion and pickled ginger. Those are the typical ingredients for takoyaki … Continue reading

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Matcha Green Tea Shortbread Cookie Recipe

I’ve got the green tea bug again and after my success with the green tea scones last month I decided to make some green tea shortbread cookies. When I lived in Tokyo, freshly baked green tea cookies were so expensive … Continue reading

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Japanese Aubergine With Miso And Garlic Recipe (Nasu Miso)

My favourite Japanese restaurant in London closed down last year much to my dismay and one of the dishes that I would always get there was a dish called “Nasu Miso” (aubergine with miso). It had an unforgettably sweet and … Continue reading

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Japanese Tempura On Rice Recipe (Tendon)

Tendon is a Japanese meal that consists of delicious crunchy tempura and rice together with a sweet sauce (Tendon No Tare). In Tokyo there is a fast food chain called Tenya that only serves Tendon. They sell their Tendon sauce … Continue reading

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Japanese Panko Shitake Mushrooms Recipe

Whilst working part-time in a Japanese restaurant when I was at Uni, I managed to pick up a lot of Japanese recipes from watching the chefs cook. One of the starters that they had there was Panko Mushrooms which is … Continue reading

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Japanese Bento Box Lunch

In Japan bento lunches are popular. Bento is typically a home-packed meal but they are also readily available in convenience stores, supermarkets, department stores , stations and bento shops. Bento comes in all varieties and with many different food combinations. … Continue reading

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Japanese Pan-Fried Gyoza Dumplings Recipe

Gyoza are grilled Japanese dumplings. They are originally a Chinese dish but are very popular in Japan. They have more of a garlic taste than the Chinese version and the skin is thinner. Gyoza are usually eaten as a side … Continue reading

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Japanese Onigiri Rice Balls

Onigiri means rice ball in Japanese and is usually eaten as a snack in Japan. You can find onigiri in every supermarket and convenience store in Japan and there are also specialist onigiri shops which sell onigiri with all types … Continue reading

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