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Donabe Genmai Shake Gohan with Ikura and Butter

Donabe Genmai Shake Gohan with Ikura and Butter

Well, well, well. If it isn’t a new KyotoFoodie article! And what have I cooked up for you foodies? Donabe Genmai Shake Gohan: grilled salmon cooked with rice, in Kyoto-style dashi broth, of course, in a special clay nabe pot made especially for cooking rice. The rice is served ‘donburi’ style — in a big bowl, garnished with fresh green…

How to Make Hoshigaki (Japanese Dried Persimmons)

How to Make Hoshigaki (Japanese Dried Persimmons)

Persimmons are delicious, but dried persimmons are divine. Totally divine!! Let me qualify that though. There are small, hard, dried out dried persimmons (in Japan they are ‘Made in China’) and then there are big, plump, soft, wet, sticky, gooey dried persimmons — sounds decidedly sexy and they are! These high-quality dried persimmons are very caramelly in taste that brings…

Shiozakura Dashi Taki Soba Gohan Kumiage Yuba Donburi

Shiozakura Dashi Taki Soba Gohan Kumiage Yuba Donburi

Ohisashiburi Foodies!
Shiozakura Dashi Taki Soba Gohan Kumiage Yuba Donburi: Now that is a mouthful! So, what exactly is it? In short, it is a rice dish topped with condensed soy milk and finished with soy sauce and wasabi. This dish is healthy and creamy yummy, it can easily be made vegan.
Soba Gohan: Japanese short grain rice with fresh…

Japanese New Year’s Breakfast Uni Ikura Donburi and Champagne

Japanese New Year’s Breakfast Uni Ikura Donburi and Champagne

A happy 2011 to all you foodies out there!
2010 was probably the best year of my life, therefore there were very few KF articles this year, sorry!! KF does still get lots of access, encouraging comments, links and mentions. Thank you!
To ring in the new year, to hope for a year of happiness and contentment, people like to…

Cold Summer Noodles: Karami Daikon Beni Shoga Onsen Tamago Hiyashi Soba

Cold Summer Noodles: Karami Daikon Beni Shoga Onsen Tamago Hiyashi Soba

Summer is blinkin hot in Kyoto, so this time of year we need meals that not only nourish but also cool. Cold noodles; soba, udon and somen are a staple. In addition to ice and cold, the Japanese like summer dishes to be quite salty and sometimes to include some kind of bitter taste. I developed this beautiful and tasty…

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