Furikake, the Japanese seasoning that enriches any dish: what it is, how to prepare it and the best ways to use it

Although its origins date back just at the beginning of the 20th century, furikake is today one of the basic products of any Japanese pantry of which there are also many variants. It has the ability to transform the flavor of many dishes and is so versatile that we can use it in all kinds of recipes, not necessarily Japanese. And the best part is that it is very easy to prepare our own homemade...

Japanese cuisine: much more than sushi, miso and ramen. What more dishes you may like and you can cook

Today we talk about Japanese cuisine: much more than sushi, miso, and ramen, to discover what more dishes you may like and you can cook at home. No doubt rice is one of the fundamental ingredients in Japanese cuisine, as in the rest of Asian cuisines. In a Japanese meal, there is usually a rice bowl with which to accompany the broths or miso soups, being usual to serve the rice and the broth with...

What to order in a Japanese restaurant

The general lack of knowledge about Japanese food is curious. If we ask around us, many believe that in Japan only raw fish is eaten when its cuisine is varied and there is much more than sushi, sashimi, and other preparations. What to order in a Japanese restaurant There are a few dishes that are characteristic of Japanese restaurants and that in general, you can find in any establishment of...

Chuka Ramen Bar or how an American has ended up in Madrid cooking the best Chinese soups in Japan

The element that defines the Japanese ramen, and that differentiates it from the original soup that Chinese emigrants brought to the island of the rising sun, is the broth. Each chef has his own and it is not easy to achieve excellence, in dishes that require great preparation, ingredients that are not always accessible in the West and very slow cooking. That you can enjoy ramen of category in...