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I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.2

December 19, 2016

Hello, this is the Editor-in-Chief of JAPANESE FOOD.
We have been receiving many wonderful pictures and comments from Japanese food lovers all around the world! Today we'd like to introduce you to some of the new postings in "MY JAPANESE FOOD".

Keep sending us pictures of your Japanese food creations! As you explore our recipes, don't forget to share your pictures and stories!

Now let's look at this month's "MY JAPANESE FOOD"!

Sushi Balls & Teriyaki Chicken

heystefany from the U.S.A (currently living in Japan)

CommentI was taught by a lovely Japanese national how to make these sushi balls and it was way easier than I first thought it would be. Mine aren't as pretty as hers, but they were just as tasty.

Editor's comment

The sushi balls and teriyaki chicken both look delicious! The contrast of red and white on the sushi balls is beautiful. In Japan, the combination of red and white is treated as auspicious, and used for celebrations. This might be great for new year’s parties!

This site introduces you to many sushi recipes. By just changing the shapes and toppings, you can make sushi even more fun! Please use the recipes on the site for reference. We look forward to seeing your new creations!

Steven's Tuna Onigiri with a Twist

Steven Dunn from the UK

CommentSomething much simpler than my previous dish. I like onigiri, which I make using a triangular mold and then wrap with nori. My favorite filling is chopped tinned tuna, mixed with mayonnaise, soy sauce, a pinch of sugar, and (the twist) a little English mustard. Note: I find English mustard a good alternative to wasabi. I eat onigiri both as a snack or as part of a meal.

Editor's comment

Tuna onigiri with English mustard??? That is a surprise twist! I would imagine the mustard gives it a bit of a sophisticated taste. Japanese tuna onigiri sometimes contains wasabi, too, but I wouldn’t have thought to use English mustard! I must try it!!

This is Steven's second post. I am so happy to see him using our site and having fun making Japanese food and sharing his creations. Thank you so much, and we look forward to more!

Agedashidofu

RichfromParis from France(currently living in Japan)

CommentThis is my very first Japanese recipe that I cooked when I just arrived in Tokyo. Actually, I couldn't wait to know how to make dashi, one of the most important base ingredients in Japan. It is a great dish for cold weather if you want to warm up. I just love it, it is yummy, simple, healthy, and I am a huge fan of tofu. I tried to take a beautiful picture... Hope you like it : )

Editor's comment

Wow! Is this your first time trying to make a Japanese recipe? The tofu is deep fried perfectly and the green onion gives it a great accent. Looks delicious! As RichfromParis says, it is a great recipe for winter. The mild, warm taste of tofu is also one of my favorites.

There are more tofu recipes on our site, so please try making them, too! Thank you very much for the beautiful picture and comment.

We will be sharing more pictures and comments, so stay with us and we'll be waiting for more of your creations!

The picture doesn't have to be perfect, please feel free to post any creations!

Sincerely,
The Editor in Chief of JAPANESE FOOD

See also
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.1
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.3
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.4
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.5
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.6
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.7
I made it!! “MY JAPANESE FOOD” vol.8

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