Category Archives: Japanese

Golubtsi

Golubtsi is popular dish in many Eastern European countries and the Middle East made of cabbage leaves stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Very similar to dolma, which uses grape leaves. In Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, cabbage rolls with smoked pork are very popular at Christmas. They are cooked in a skillet or baked in the oven. In Romania,...
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Edamame with Spices

I began to grow edamame a few years ago, they are easy to grow and perfect for freezing, very tasty and healthy. Last year I save some of them for seeds for this year, and the rest of them go into my freezer so I cooked them the whole year....
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Asian Pickled Cucumber Salad

Crunchy pickled cucumbers with a pleasant sour-salty and slightly spicy taste, a great recipe for summer. This is a perfect use for all your extra fresh cucumbers from the garden! It's all about fresh, quick and tasty for the summer!...
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Chicken Yakitori

My family and I love chicken yakitori, its an easy dish with so many subtle variations that change the flavor. This version is one of our favorites and is the most basic. Soak the wood skewers for at least an hour before grilling.  You can cook with chicken breast or thighs but the best flavor comes from thighs and...
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Steak with Enoki Mushrooms

Steaks can be cooked on the grill or just pan fried. The main thing is not overcook  anything or the meat will be dry and the mushrooms will be mushy. The  honey can be replaced by sugar. It's not necessary to wrap the mushroom in strip steak, you can just lay strips of steak on a plate, top with...
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Beef with Teriyaki Sauce

Very easy and tasty dish! The orange juice for the sauce can be replaced by lemon juice, and the cilantro to green onions. Teriyaki sauce can be kept in the refrigerator in a jar and next time it can be serve with fish, chicken, vegetables or pork....
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Enoki Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon

A tasty Japanese appetizer fused with bacon. Enoki is a small pale yellow, almost white Japanese mushrooms with very long and thin stems and tiny  caps.  Enoki are very delicate, have fresh taste, which does not interrupt the taste of other ingredients. In raw form, they are perfect in salads. Enoki mushrooms are often added to soups or fried...
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