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    Okonomiyaki Osaka Version

    Ingredients Okonomiyaki Batter 1 cup all-purpose flour (plain flour) (If you use a measuring cup, follow this method: fluff your flour with a spoon, sprinkle it into your measuring cup, and use a knife to level it off. 120 g.) ¼ tsp kosher/sea salt (I use Diamond Crystal; use half for table salt) ¼ tsp sugar ¼ tsp baking powder 5.6 oz nagaimo/yamaimo (mountain yam) (2-3″, 5-8 cm) ¾ cup dashi (Japanese soup stock; click to learn more) (You can make the standard kombu + katsuobushi awase dashi or use ¾ cup water + 1 tsp dashi powder. For vegetarian, use kombu dashi.) 4 large eggs (50 g each w/o…

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    Miso (味噌)

    Yes! You can also make your own homemade miso from scratch – with just 4 ingredients and a little patience! My simple step-by-step instructions on How to Make Miso will guide you through this process. Get the recipe here. Make Homemade Miso from scratch with just 4 ingredients and a little patience. My simple step-by-step instructions on How to Make Miso will guide you through this process. Once miso paste is made, you can use it for many delicious Japanese dishes! As a home cook and a Japanese cuisine advocator, I want to be able to share not just the recipes, but also to uphold the tradition of making food…

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    Miso SoupNiku Miso) 肉味噌

    All-Purpose Miso Meat Sauce (Niku Miso) This easy Miso Meat Sauce (Niku Miso) is a great side dish to go with steamed rice, noodles, or lettuce wrap! As a bonus, it’s meal prep friendly! Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins Course: Side DishCuisine: JapaneseKeyword: miso, pork Servings: 4 (as a side dish) Calories: 368kcal Author: Namiko Chen Ingredients 340 g ground pork 1 knob ginger ½ negi (long green onion) (you can use 2 green onions/scallions) 1 Tbsp sesame oil (roasted) 4 Tbsp miso 2 Tbsp sugar Seasonings 45 ml mirin 45 ml sake 15 ml soy sauce 30 ml water 2 tsp potato starch/cornstarch Instructions Gather all the…

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    ngredients    For Soup Broth ▢ 2 ¼ cups dashi (Japanese soup stock; click to learn more) (Homemade dashi recipe below; or 2 ¼ cup water + 1 to 1 ¼ tsp dashi powder) ▢ 1 Tbsp mirin ▢ 1 tsp sugar ▢ 1 Tbsp usukuchi (light-colored) soy sauce (or regular soy sauce; we use light color soy sauce here so the soup doesn’t become too dark) ▢ ½ tsp kosher/sea salt (I use Diamond Crystal; use half for table salt) For Kitsune Udon ▢ 2 servings udon noodles (180 g dry udon noodles; 500 g frozen/boiled udon noodles) ▢ 4 inari age (seasoned fried tofu pouch) (You can buy…

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    Okonomiyaki – Japanese Omlete

    Best Okonomiyaki Recipe: Okonomiyaki is easy to make!  Our favorite “best” Osaka Okonomiyaki recipe (also called Kansai Okonomiyai style) is immediately below, and further down you will find even simpler recipes for the batter that don’t require as many specialized ingredients and still taste great. Recipes for Hiroshima style Okonomiyaki and a variety of other ideas on our Recipe Variations page. To make your own fun explories, like the one above, get the free Explory app here: INGREDIENTS (To Make 2) Metric Imperial Okonomiyaki Flour 100g 1 cup Water (or Chicken stock) 160ml 2/3 cup Eggs (or Egg substitute) 2 (or 120ml) 2 (or 1/2 cup) Cabbage, cut into 3cm…