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Tonjiru (Pork Miso Soup)

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Tonjiru is one of the comfort food here in Japan. Ton means pork and Shiru (Jiru) means soup. Traditional miso soup usually contains 2-3 ingredients only. But from the photo, you’ll see there are so many veggies in this soup. So, you will be full easily just to eat this Tonjiru.

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Japanese Set Meal Idea : Vol.4

In this recipe video, I will show you how to make a Japanese set meal. What makes this video unique is that with just a few additions of seasonings, the whole family (babies around 1 year old and up) can eat together. Specifically, we make an Eggplant and green pepper stir-fry with miso and Tofu pizza. And finally, I made a set meal with Japanese rice and Egg drop soup.

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Simmered Kiriboshi Daikon

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Simmered Kiriobshi Daikon (Simmered dried daikon strips) is a traditional Japanese side dish perfect for Japanese breakfast and Bento. Kiriboshi Daikon provides more nutrients than fresh daikon radish because the sun-drying process concentrates umami and nutrients and increases the content of calcium, iron, and B vitamins. It is also high in insoluble dietary fiber, making it a recommended food for people suffering from constipation, for example. This is also a Plant-based, Vegan & Gluten-free Japanese recipe.

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Kakitama-Jiru (Japanese Egg Drop Soup)

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In this recipe video, I will introduce how to make Japanese Egg Drop Soup called “Kakitama-Jiru”. In addition to tofu, we will also add onion and broccoli to add nutritions. This is also a perfect soup for babies around 9 to 12 months old so I’ll show you how to eat it in a way that both children and adults can enjoy by simply changing the seasonings.

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Nikujaga (Japanese Beef and Potato Stew)

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Nikujaga is known as an important Japanese home meal. “Niku” means meat (and it’s usually Japanese beef for this dish) and “Jaga(-imo)” means potato. Other than Japanese beef and potato, there are carrot and onion. As for color and texture, you can add green beans and Shirataki to add volume. It’s a bit funny but it is said that if young women she can cook this dish very well, she is ready for getting married. What an interesting and important dish!

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Chicken Shiso Gyoza

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In this recipe video, I will show you how to make Chicken Shiso Gyoza. This is also gluten-free  dumpling recipe.

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Kinpira Gobo (Braised Burdock Root)

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Kinpira Gobo is a traditional Japanese side dish perfect for Japanese breakfast and Bento. “Kinpira” came from the Japan’s old story. The main character Kinpira was strong and courageous man, so Kinpira represents strong and courageous in Japan. “Gobo” is a root vegetable called burdock in English and has lots of fiber. For cooking, Kinpira means a stir-fried veggie dish seasoned with soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar. Kinpira gobo is cooked with burdock only but we add carrot quite often. This is also a Plant-based, Vegan & Gluten-free Japanese recipe.

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Japanese Set Meal Idea : Vol.3

In this recipe video, I will show you how to make a Japanese set meal. What makes this video unique is that with just a few additions of seasonings, the whole family (babies around 1 year old and up) can eat together. Specifically, we make ”Okonomiyaki” and ”Kabocha no Itokoni” (Simmered pumpkin with Adzuki beans). And finally, I made a set meal with miso soup.

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Hiyayakko (Chilled Tofu)

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In this recipe video, I will introduce how to make Hiyayakko. Hiyayakko is chilled tofu topped with seasonings and condiments. Depending on the toppings, you can enjoy various flavors of chilled tofu. In this episode, I put shiso, myoga, and dried bonito flakes on top. This is easy & nutritious recipe that is a perfect dish for hot summer time.

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Soup Curry

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In this recipe video, I will introduce how to make Soup Curry. Soup curry is one of Japan’s curry dishes. It became popular in Sapporo in the 2000s and has since spread nationwide. This curry is a soup, so it can be eaten quickly and easily during the summer months. This is a great recipe not only for Japanese curry lovers, but also for those who want to store plenty of nutrients with the power of spices and vegetables, or for those who want to get rid of summer fatigue.
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