Category: Japanese

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Tanuki’s Cave (Auckland, New Zealand)

Last time I had been here was a Yakitori party where we devoured on basically most types of yakitori Tanuki’s cave have to offer, this time was quite different but it was even a...

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Tokyo Club (Auckland, New Zealand)

I work in the city so during weekends we rarely visit the place as I want to have a change of scenery away from the busy CBD until one time we passed by after...

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Kura Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand)

I’ve been to Tanuki’s Cave several times and it was amazing, I love their food specially those yakitoris (their specialty) now I am trying one of their establishments called Kura just beside it. I...

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Crispy Squid Tentacles

Ika Geso Age in Japanese, Muc Chien in Vietnamese or Crispy Deep Fried Squid is a simple deep fried squid dish popular in East Asia and South East Asian cuisine, similar to the calamares...

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Teriyaki Fish

Grilled dishes in Philippines and Japan are almost identical, both countries grill almost every part of the meat like heart, gizzard, chicken butt, pig’s blood and fish head just to name some of the...

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Matcha and Adzuki Bean Roll Cake

You have seen or ever tried green tea ice creams, green tea frappes, green tea chocolates, green tea cookies and even green tea brownies? Well if you think you tried them all then let me...

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Tonkotsu Ramen

Tonkotsu Ramen is a type of Japanese noodle dish known of its collagen rich, milky coloured flavourful pork based broth. Traditionally it is prepared by boiling pork bones for a long period of time...

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Tempura

Tempura is a Japanese dish that is made out of crispy deep fried seafood and vegetables. Usually ingredients such as prawns, squash, carrots, eggplants, green beans, sweet potatoes and okra are used. Tempura can...

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Sukiyaki

Sukiyaki is a Japanese winter stew dish consisting thinly sliced beef, tofu, vegetables like mushrooms and cabbage cooked in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, and mirin which is prepared and served in the...

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Chashu Pork

There are several dishes in the Japanese cuisine that were derived from the Chinese like the Ramen from Lamian, the Gyoza from the Jiaozi and this recipe for today the Chashu where it was derived...