Japanese Recipe: Miso Soup

Originally posted on kitsunejourney:
Miso is a paste made from fermenting soy beans with salt and a specific fungus. It is often fermented with rice, barley or other grains added to bring a different flavour or depth to the paste. The most common pastes are aka (red) miso which has a fuller, saltier taste; shiro…

Mango Mochi! おいしい~~~

An interesting and delicious Japanese desert. I first tried it at Mt Fuji Bento restaurant in Birmingham. The refreshing mango ice ream inside the soft and floury mochi dough, to me is like an extra special kind of doughnut… (though really very little like a doughnut) maybe even better. I admit I was fascinated for some time by…

Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese teriyaki chicken has got to be at the top of the list of my favourite Japanese foods, or favourite foods in general even. Tender chicken thighs cooked perfectly in a light batter with sweet teriyaki sauce, served with rice and salad…you can’t really go wrong. This picture is taken at my favourite of the…