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Here are the top ten articles for the Japanese Food Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. How to Cook Tako or Octopus Recipe
This rubbery cephalopod can be tender and flavorful when prepared properly. It is easier to cook than one might think.
2. How to Choose High Quality Nori Seaweed Sheets
There are several grades of nori marketed around the world. Good quality nori sheets will make a difference in the taste of your nori dishes. Here is how to spot better quality nori.
3. Secrets of Making Light and Lacy Tempura
The technique of deep frying battered foods came from Portuguese traders but the Japanese made it their own with a special technique that results in a light and lacy tempura. No panko or bread crumbs required.
4. Japanese Mayonnaise Recipe
Smooth, soft and tangy, Japanese mayonnaise comes in squeezable tubes. But making your own fresh mayonnaise is very easy and more economical, too.
5. Homemade Sweet Takuan Recipe
Make your own sweet pickled Japanese daikon radish instead of buying the pricey packaged version.
6. Chukamen Ramen Noodles from Scratch Recipe
Not many people make ramen noodles from scratch when fresh noodles are so readily available at stores and restaurants, but here is a good homemade recipe in case you feel ambitious.
7. Quick and Easy Cabbage Tsukemono Recipe
Unlike other tsukemono recipes, this one can be eaten within only a few hours after salting.
8. Panko Japanese Bread Crumbs Recipe
Panko, or Japanese bread crumbs, is different from other types of bread crumbs. If you cannot buy panko pre-packaged, you can make your own using this easy recipe.
9. Beni Shoga Red Pickled Ginger Recipe
Not to be confused with the pale pink slices served with sushi as a palate cleanser, beni shoga is a condiment served atop many Japanese dishes from okonomiyaki to gyudon.
10. Make Your Own Japa Dog-style Hot Dog Recipe
Until Japa Dog comes to your city, you can make your own homemade version.
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