Japanese Cooking – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Expat Family Guide https://www.bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:14:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 75234301 Igamono Donabes – One Pot Cooking – Healthy and Easy Japanese Meals https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/igamono-donabes/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/igamono-donabes/#respond Sun, 25 Nov 2018 21:30:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=15509 One of our favorite Japanese cooking technique is Donabe cooking (clay pot cooking), and the most beautiful selection of donabes I know in Tokyo are available at the Igamono donabes store in Ebisu. We are offering our next Donabe Class on Thursday, November 29 and Sukiyaki on Friday, November 30 so sign-up!   If you …

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Japanese Gingko Nut Recipes (Ginnan – ぎんなん) https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/japanese-gingko-nut-recipes-ginnan/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/japanese-gingko-nut-recipes-ginnan/#respond Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:09:00 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=52314 Ginkgo nuts (Ginnan – ぎんなん) are in season from October – December, so try these Japanese Gingko Nut Recipes. If you live in Japan, you have probably been noticing the stinky mushy fruits falling from local trees. To some people the odor is camembert cheese to others far worse odors. In fact, these stinky little …

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Nikujaga Recipe – One Pot Cooking https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/nikujaga/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/nikujaga/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:00:24 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=12124 Nikujaga (肉じゃが) is one pot comfort food in Japan. Nikujaga means meat and potatoes.  If you grew up with a favorite family beef stew or mac & cheese, this would be the Japanese equivalent. Every family has their own recipe and slightly different flavour, but it is a simple recipe to make that comforts all. Any …

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Cooking with Okra https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/cooking-with-okra/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/cooking-with-okra/#respond Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:23:44 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47490 I love summer veggies! Beautiful tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, edamame and of course okra. Growing up in the North East of the U.S., I never ate okra. My first okra was in Japan over 20 years ogo, and I immediately fell in love. I can eat bowls of lightly boiled okra with soy sauce and fish …

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Bamboo Recipes – Spring Shun! https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/bamboo-recipes-2/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/bamboo-recipes-2/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:13:09 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=44656 Spring in Japan is the season of bamboo and bamboo recipes. I adore cooking with bamboo which is so versatile, high in fiber and low in calories.  Bamboo shoots are a very seasonal vegetable, available in all supermarkets and vegetable shops between March and May. You can also purchase vacuum packed bamboo shoots year-round in …

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Best Living Japan Kids Cooking Program – Summer 2018 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/best-living-japan-kids-cooking-program-summer-2018/ https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/best-living-japan-kids-cooking-program-summer-2018/#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:00:54 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=43835 Best Living Japan Kids Cooking Program will run from Monday, June 18 – June 22, 2018. One week cooking programs for ages 5 – 13. The 5-8-year-old session is NOW FULL; however, we have a few spots open for 9+ years. This camp will draw on inspiration from a variety of global cuisines while celebrating summers …

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