Branch out beyond sushi and embrace homestyle Japanese cooking with our recipes for gyudon, oyakodon, and okonomiyaki, plus restaurant favorites like ramen, gyoza, and miso soup.
Fry your way to crisp, lacy, pale blond tempura.
Snack on this ginger- and garlic-tinged fried chicken with a cold cup of sake.
Fruity and floral aji amarillo peppers star in the punchy lime-based sauce.
Intensely flavorful XO sauce creates a delicious soup-less ramen that can be whipped up in about five minutes.
A bowl of rice, topped with pure luxury.
An unlikely combo that works.
Roasted black sesame paste gives this brown sugar ice cream its characteristic color and flavor.
Dried mushrooms are the secret to this intensely-flavored vegan broth, served with noodles.
Pick the condiments that thrill you most.
Classic pork shoulder chashu, with a medium twist.
Crispy-bottomed vegetable dumplings, stuffed with five-spiced tofu, seitan, cabbage, and carrots.
A savory bath for your green vegetables.
Tender roasted squash gets a healthy dose of the Japanese seven spice blend (and butter).
Ramen noodles for the barest pantry situation.
This kid-friendly take on our Japanese gyoza is tailored to cooking with toddlers and younger children.
A 100% vegetarian meal in a (rice) bowl.
A one-pan, one-bowl meal that's as well-rounded as it's easy to make.
A super-clear chicken stock for ramen, made on the stovetop.
Easy Korean-style ramen in under an hour.
21 recipes that harness miso's powerful umami flavor.
Our favorite Japanese recipes, from ramen to tempura to teriyaki and beyond.
You can eat ramen in more ways than you could ever imagine.
Upgrade your instant ramen with these quick and easy hacks.
Build a better rice bowl.
How to make ramen (the noodles!).
Need more dashi in your diet? Let us help.
With a little forethought, a Japanese-style breakfast is just as easy as pancakes and bacon.
Learn to make tempura (almost) like a master.
Don't want to rely on a restaurant for your sashimi and crudo? Here's the information you need.
The unsung umami hero of Japanese cooking.
The basic building blocks of Japanese cooking, and where to find them in the US.
How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
What's the best way to cook a frozen dumpling? Kenji breaks it down
In the land of Cup Noodles, the Cup Noodle is king.
A guide to Japanese style ramen noodles of every kind.
Iconic food scenes from Studio Ghibli animated films.
The fermented soy bean product that's gaining newfound popularity.
A chat with Mike Satinover, lord of ramen.
See how some of Japan's best knives are forged.
The un-Japanese restaurant gives diners what they want: a good time.
Only a few chefs in the US make fresh soba by hand every day; here's a peek at the process
Highlights of a food-focused trip to Japan.
One writer's quest to find a new regular tempura spot in Tokyo leads to...not tempura.
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