Category: Japanese

Miso Ramen 1 7

Miso Ramen

I guess I had made almost all the common ramen variation here like the shoyu, tonkotsu, beef, spicy and even made our own ramen flavour and I think we missed one more flavour, the Miso ramen. Miso ramen if compared to the others is quite a new version where it...

Teppanyaki 1 8

Teppanyaki

Many are confused about Teppanyaki being a type of dish rather than a cooking style. It is a popular method of cooking in the Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food like steaks, shrimp, okonomiyaki and yakisoba to name some. The name came from a combination of...

Tanuki's Cave (Auckland, New Zealand) 12 4

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 better feast as we had the best course menu on offer. At $45.00 per person, their...

Tokyo Club (Auckland, New Zealand) 1 0

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 visiting a place out of town and it happened to be lunch time. Ponsonby is one...

Kura Restaurant (Auckland, New Zealand) 10 2

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 never knew that they have 3 restaurants before until now and after I tried both the...

Crispy Squid Tentacles 1 7

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 but instead of using the squid bodies this dish uses its tentacles and served with a...

Teriyaki Fish 1 5

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 endless list. Both countries also cook it in charcoal and usually served with an ice cold...

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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 introduce to you the green tea roll cake. Green Tea or Matcha and Adzuki Bean Roll...

Tonkotsu Ramen 1 13

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 which can last up to 12 hours or more. This type of ramen is particularly popular...

Tempura 1 7

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 be eaten on its own, with sauce or as a part of other dishes such as...