Fed up of the usual dried pasta, instant noodles and frozen pizza? Check out these quick and easy recipes from Japan Centre to show off to your friends.
Look at these cute little faces. Seriously, just look at them. They’re nearly too cute to eat. Nearly. These tasty treats are not only adorable, but super fun to make. You can use bento cutters and stencils to create any design!
If you ever need to impress at a dinner party, make some of these little sophisticated starters. The strong sour flavour of the pickled plums alongside the mellow goat’s cheese create a perfectly balanced bite-size treat.
This recipe uses a distinctive Japanese style of thinly sliced beef steeped in wonderful umami flavour. Serve this with a healthy, crunchy salad to help balance!
This is the perfect ramen dish for the summer. It uses chilled ramen noodles with shredded toppings such as ham, egg, cucumber and ginger, topped with soy or sesame sauce. Perfect for lunch outside on a warm sunny day!
This dish is really quick and simple to make. Gyudon is made with very thinly sliced beef and onions cooked in a sweet, soy sauce and served on rice. You can quickly whack this in a pan, cook the rice, and you’re ready to go.
With all these tasty dishes, you’re probably going to be too full for dessert, right? Wrong. You’re never too full for dessert. Try whipping up one of these KitKat milkshakes in one of the many quirky flavours Japan has to offer.
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