Seafood Dynamite

We live close to the biggest Japanese supermarket in our state.  They also have a restaurant that serves sushi.  They sell the freshest sushi grade sushi in town.  Since they sell seafood, one is sure that all the fish in they use their sushi have never been frozen.  Every Saturday we would go to their sushi… Continue reading Seafood Dynamite

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Miso Marinated Black Cod (Gindara Saikyo Yaki)

When I used to work in a Japanese restaurant, this dish was a specialty.  The chef would only have one order for this and it was very expensive.  They usually prepare it using the collar of a very big fish.  It takes 21 days to marinate this dish.  When I saw cod fillets in the… Continue reading Miso Marinated Black Cod (Gindara Saikyo Yaki)

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Japanese Pickled Mustard Fried Rice – Takana Chahan

This dish was very popular in the restaurant where I used to work.  Most of our customers visit the place just for this dish.  I myself love this dish.  The slightly salty taste of the pickled mustard give this dish a different kick. I actually like it the crusty rice that sticks to the pan.… Continue reading Japanese Pickled Mustard Fried Rice – Takana Chahan

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Tantanmen (Spicy Sesame Ramen)

When I used to work in a Japanese restaurant, this noodle soup was one of the more popular ones. Apparently, a lot of Japanese love spicy ramen.  I don’t have a high tolerance for spicy food so I never really prepared it. But since my husband loves spicy food, I try to fix something to… Continue reading Tantanmen (Spicy Sesame Ramen)

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Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

Don’t you have days when you wonder how much sugar you are taking? I am not really a big dessert eater and I don’t use refined sugar on my oat bran every morning.  But my husband noticed that I have a thing for slightly sweet savory dishes. I must admit that I put a teaspoon… Continue reading Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

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Japanese Light Cheesecake

Have you ever had a Japanese cheesecake?  The best way to describe it is Angel Cake and Cheesecake combined.  Japanese cheesecake is light, moist and delicate. Japanese pastries and desserts are generally not too sweet.  I have read that domestic sugar are very expensive in Japan so it is only used for desserts served to… Continue reading Japanese Light Cheesecake

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Japanese Pork Ginger – Buta no Shogayaki

I don’t like the taste of ginger, so I have avoided eating dishes that has “ginger” in it’s name.  When I was still working in a Japanese restaurant, this dish is very popular (and very expensive too) and I got curious.  One time when the cook asked us what dish did we want to for… Continue reading Japanese Pork Ginger – Buta no Shogayaki

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