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how to make Kitsune Udon

Kitsune Udon

I’ve written an article about Kitsune Udon before.  At that time, the theme of the article is about the name, and not about recipe.  I was surprised because many people have accessed and more “like” than other articles so far.  And some people seem to reach at the page with the keywords “Kitsune Udon”.  So […]

Onsen Tamago

Hot Spring Egg (Onsen Tamago)

This soft boiled egg is the specialty of Onsen (Hot Spring) resort area.  It is boiled with the source of hot spring.  So it is called “Onsen Tamago”.   Normally, this is served with “Dashi (Japanese broth)“.  But it also can be used for Ramen, and you will have another experience compared with regular style Ramen […]


Japanese Broth (Dashi)

Broth, “Dashi” in Japanese , is often said that it is the basic essence of Japanese foods. I also think it is true because it is used for many Japanese foods and it brings very unique taste of Japanese foods.  I think it is a kind of accumulation of Umami.  However the time when Umami […]

Japanese Marinated Mackerel (Shime Saba)

Mackerel is called as “Saba” in Japanese, and it’s one of popular fish here. Popular cooking method for Saba is to grill or simmer.  Normally we don’t eat it as Sashimi (raw fish) because it is perishable.  “Shime Saba” is marinated with salt and rice vinegar.  With this cooking method, Saba (Mackerel) can be kept […]