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Takowasa • Raw, hot and tasty

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

Tako wasabi is a true adventure for anyone interested in trying exotic and odd foods. The faint of heart should definitely think twice before slipping this slimy octopus into their mouths! Once you try it, though, I can assure you that you will wonder what you were ever afraid of.

Ohagi: Japanese Dessert Riceballs

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

A favorite traditional Japanese dish made from sweet rice fashioned into balls of sticky rice is known as Japanese ohagi . It is also known by the name botamochi and are a type of sweet rice balls. The rice is made from both Japanese and glutinous rice. These particular types of rice are quite versatile and can be cooked with a variety of methods and will still turn out as expected. In addition to the rice, red bean paste or azuki is fashioned in a layer around the rice balls.

Bonito Sushi: A Seasonal Treat 

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

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Sushi is a dish that I hesitated to try for a long time because it contained raw fish, but then I came to realize that not all sushi is made with raw fish. As I began to broaden my horizons and experience this Japanese treat, I began branching out and trying new types of sushi. One of my favorite types of sushi to eat is bonito sushi.

The Very Best Chicken Negimaki Recipe

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

There are some recipes that once you try them, you never forget them-and Japanese chicken Negimaki is certainly one of those dishes. For most people, they will try to find ways to replicate the taste and they struggle. They try to use ingredients that you think of as “traditional” Japanese ingredients, but that doesn’t always work.

Hibachi Shrimp Recipes and Other Great Ones

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in food

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I was just heartbroken about six months ago when I opened the newspaper and discovered that the only hibachi restaurant in our area had a devastating fire and would be closed indefinitely. After I told my wife about the fire, she almost cried. I decided right then that I would try to make a hibachi meal at home. After doing some quick studying, I decided to start with a hibachi shrimp recipe