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Osaka-Style Okonomiyaki From 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

Okonomiyaki are Japanese pancakes, but they're nothing like American flapjacks. Think scallion pancakes, but add cabbage, pork, bonito, nori, fried eggs, and even mayonnaise. The name, loosely translated, means "what you like, cooked," so expect anything and everything when you hear "okonomiyaki." More

Cook the Book: Bonito Flakes-Black Sesame Yaki Onigiri

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

These Bonito Flakes-Black Sesame Yaki Onigiri from The Japanese Grill by Harris Salat and Tadashi Ono were my first encounter with yaki onigiri, and I have to say, they were a smash hit. The onigiri begins with warm rice gently mixed with finely chopped bonito flakes and toasted black sesame seeds. The bonito melts into the rice, flavoring it with a very appealing fishy saltiness. More

Dinner Tonight: Rice Cracker-Crusted Tuna with Spicy Citrus Sauce

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

I'm always surprised by the recipes I make from Asian Flavors of Jean-Georges by Jean-Georges Vongerichten. I had incredibly good results with his seared tuna with peppercorns, and so I decided to give his rice cracker-crusted tuna with spicy citrus sauce a try. More

Seriously Asian: A Guide to Dashi

Serious Eats Chichi Wang 3 comments

"A recipe for dashi can be as simple as water and kelp, but adding bonito makes the dashi more complex and complete." Kelp in a pot. [Photographs: Chichi Wang] In Japanese cuisine, all roads lead back to dashi, the base... More

Cook the Book: Salmon Hot Pot

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

You know that old adage, you can't judge a book by it's cover? Well, when it comes to cookbooks the rule might not be so hard and fast. Case in point, the stunning Salmon Hot Pot that graces the cover... More

Cook the Book: Dashi and Japanese Chicken Stock

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

[Flickr: gtrwndr87] Cook the Book keeps me on my toes, culinarily speaking. Each week, the featured cookbook dictates not only what I am going to cook but where I will do my food shopping. This week's Japanese Hot Pots by... More

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