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Furikake: Everything You Need to Know

Japanese cuisine is an endless source of amazing flavors and interesting stories. One of the best examples is furikake, a flavorful condiment that adds a new dimension to many Japanese dishes. What Is Furikake? Furikake is a Japanese seasoning made of dried fish flakes, seaweed, sesame seeds, and other dried ingredients. The Japanese sprinkle this…

Frequently Asked Questions About Tofu

Tofu: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tofu? First things first: What is tofu? This is a product of relatively neutral favor, very popular in the cuisines of Japan, China, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Tofu is made condensing soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into cubes. The traditional coagulant used to make this traditional food is nigari, or…

Teriyaki is shorthand for Japanese cuisine all around the world

Teriyaki, a Symbol of Japanese Cuisine

Teriyaki, like sushi or tempura, is one of those terms that are shorthand for Japanese cuisine. This technique consists in grilling or broiling ingredients that have been glazed with a sauce of flavor so characteristic that people use the term “teriyaki” interchangeably to refer both to the cooking style and the sauce. Originally created with…