Kinpira Gobo きんぴらごぼう

INGREDIENTS2 burdock roots2 carrots sesame oil (I used a avacado oil because that's what I had and it worked for me)1 tbsp sake1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp mirin1-2 tbs spoon powder dashi disolved in 1-2 cup water you want to make enough dashi to just cover the carrot and burdockToasted sesame seeds INSTRUCTIONS:Rinse the root, … Continue reading Kinpira Gobo きんぴらごぼう

Hiyayakko cold tofu

Hiyayakko (cold tofu salad) 4 servingsIngredientsTofu 1 package soft or silken Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) about a small handful 1-2 stalks green onionsoy sauceGrated ginger Directions:Slice green onions very thinly. Grate ginger. Drain tofu. Cut into 4 squares. Place a piece of tofu on a dish and top with some of the green onions, grated … Continue reading Hiyayakko cold tofu

nikujaga (Simmered Potato & ground beef)

Ingredients for 4 1 lb. ground beef3 thin slices ginger4 medium size potatoes1 carrot1/2 onion (or 1 whole small onion)1 tbsp. vegtable oil Ingredients for broth 3 cups  water/ dashi1 tbsp. sugar4 tbsp. mirin3 tbsp. soy sauce2 tbsp. Sake (this is my personal add in and can be left out if you want it traditional style) Wash, peel, and cut potatoes into 1.5" … Continue reading nikujaga (Simmered Potato & ground beef)