how to cook brown rice

[How to cook] Japanese Brown Rice

Japanese brown rice, also known as “Genmai,” is short-grain brown rice. Brown rice retains the bran and germ intact, making it rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It is less sticky than white rice, has a nutty flavor, and subtle sweetness.

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how to cook white rice

[How to cook] Japanese White Rice

Japanese rice is short-grain rice. "Hakumai," Japanese white rice, is milled to remove the rice bran from the brown rice, known as "Genmai". "Butsuki-mai" is partially milled rice, named after how much of the bran has been removed from the brown rice.

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Sushi cake

[RECIPE] Sushi Cake

Let’s transform Sushi into a delightful cake-shaped dish, perfect for birthdays or any celebration to add a touch of elegance to the table. Decorate the molded Sushi with vibrant ingredients – Sashimi fish, egg, vegetables, ensuring each Sushi Cake slice becomes a delicious bite.
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Temaki sushi

[RECIPE] Temaki Sushi

Temaki Sushi (hand roll Sushi) offers a delightful fusion of flavors and textures, making it an ideal choice for both festive gatherings and effortless weeknight dinners. With a simple yet satisfying assembly process, you can customize each roll to suit your palate.
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yaki onigiri

[RECIPE] Yaki Onigiri

Elevate your BBQ experience with the delicious Yaki Onigiri, grilled Japanese rice balls. These tasty treats boast a tantalizing contrast of textures - crispy exteriors yielding to fluffy, savory interiors. For optimal flavor, consider crafting it with leftover rice or cooled cooked rice, ensuring they maintain the shape.
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tomato risotto

[RECIPE] Tomato Risotto

This recipe is a delightful fusion of flavors that transforms leftover rice into a gourmet experience. The savory essence of bacon with the luscious tomato and creamy risotto, it creates a symphony of taste and texture.
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Inari sushi recipe

[RECIPE] Inari Sushi

Inari Sushi is a traditional Japanese dish that consists of vinegared rice stuffed into seasoned Aburaage, deep-fried thin Tofu pouches. It’s a popular dish for bento box items, or making it for Japanese cultural festivals. This sweet and savory dish is simple to make at home.
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Katsudon recipe

[RECIPE] Katsudon

One of the world-popular Japanese dishes, Katsudon, is made with Tonkatsu - pork cutlet, eggs and soy sauce and Dashi broth based savory sauce over a bowl of freshly cooked rice. Crispy Katsu, soft and half-runny eggs, and the delicious sauce are perfect combination for a satisfying meal.
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Temari sushi recipe

[RECIPE] Temari Sushi

Temari Sushi is a ball of sushi rice decorated with colorful toppings. “Temari” in Japanese literally means “hand ball” and it is a traditional Japanese embroidered ball. This dish is often eaten on Girl’s day, a Japanese cultural event, but also served at parties to enjoy the pre sentation and the deliciousness. 
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[RECIPE] Omurice

Omurice is a western-style Japanese dish consisting of an egg omelet and ketchup flavored fried rice. The rice is cooked with flavorful and colorful vegetables and seasoned with a tasty sauce. The eggs are soft and fluffy, wrapping the rice. It’s a warm and comforting dish popular among children to adults alike.
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salmon and mushroom mixed rice recipe

[RECIPE] Salmon and Mushrooms Mixed Rice

Takikomi Gohan is a Japanese mixed rice dish with a variety of ingredients. This salmon and mushrooms mixed rice is packed with protein and umami-rich mushrooms, making it perfect for a simple meal. (Served in Hakusan Rice Bowl Hakuji Sendan, small)
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ohagi recipe

[RECIPE] Ohagi (Botamochi)

Ohagi (Botamochi) is made with half-pounded glutinous rice and coated with sweet red bean paste. It's a tradition to eat during Ohigan (Buddhist holidays) in both spring and fall. This recipe offers an easy process using Kiri-mochi (packaged cut rice cake) added to regular white rice.
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