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)

Spinach Ohitashi

Ingredients: 1 bunch spinach (8 oz, 227 g) (fresh not frozen) Pinch kosher/sea salt Dashi broth ½ cup water1 kombu (dried kelp) (about 2"x 2" )small hand full of katsuobushi (fish flakes) (IF you want it to be vegetarian sub fish flakes for 2 dried shiitake mushrooms) Seasonings 1 Tbsp mirin1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar1 Tbsp usukuchi (light-colored) soy sauce Toppings toasted white sesame seeds Directions: In a … Continue reading Spinach Ohitashi