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Sauteed crimini mushrooms in amazu (Japanese sweet & sour sauce)--perfect with roasted chicken, rice, tofu, etc.!
"Big Mac" Macarons made to celebrate Macaron Day!
Tofu steak topped with ponzu, sambal oelek, & sliced scallions.
Kyuri Asa-zuke, Japanese lightly pickled cucumbers
The best Nestle Toll House cookie recipe is not the one on the package-
A warm salad slightly reminiscent of ratatouille, that combines feta cheese, kalamata olives, marinated artichoke hearts, roasted veggies.
Orange Coconut Tiramisu for the February 2010 Daring Bakers' Challenge.
Momofuku Milk Bar's Compost Cookies made with potato chips, pretzels, Rolos, mini chocolate chips, & chocolate chunks.
Quick & easy chirashi sushi ("scattered sushi") for Hinamatsuri.
Hamaguri Ushio-jiru (Japanese Clear Clam Soup) is a light and flavorful soup that is quick and easy to make.
Sushi made with leftover edamame dip, spicy mayonnaise, julienned cucumber, & toasted sesame seeds.
A quick and easy healthy dip made from shelled edamame, with just a hint of spice from Sriracha.
Edamame is so easy to make--within minutes you can have a healthy filling snack!
Miso ramen with scallions, bean sprouts, and shiitake mushrooms.
Churro wontons: wonton wrapper strips deep fried until crispy, and then doused with a healthy dose of cinnamon and sugar.
Miso soup made with butternut squash, poached eggs, and baby spinach leaves--a delicious filling meal.
Pavlova with Nutella Mousse for World Nutella Day.
Chirashi Sushi--sushi rice with a variety of other ingredients mixed in and toppings sprinkled over the top.
Kinshi tamago (Japanese shredded egg crepes) is used as a garnish on some Japanese dishes.
The Daring Bakers make Nanaimo Bars, a 3-layer chocolate & custard Canadian confection.
Tori Zosui--Japanese Rice & chicken porridge (like a poor man's risotto)
Miso soup made with light miso, white fish, and garnished with sliced scallions.
Miso soup with tofu, wakame, and enoki mushrooms.
Zakkoku Mai Onigiri--Japanese rice balls made with mixed grain rice and salmon
Zakkoku mai is made by mixed Japanese rice with a mix of grains and seeds for a subtle nutty flavor, extra texture, and added nutrition.
Kohaku Namasu: Japanese New Year's Salad made with daikon radish, carrot, dried persimmon, salt, and sweet-and-sour sauce.
Coconut Curry wild Rice soup, made with red curry paste, coconut milk, wild rice, and sweet potato.
Cioccolata Calda (Italian hot chocolate) is perfect for a wintry day---thick, creamy, and not overly sweet.
Japanese gingerbread house and Mt. Fuji for the December Daring Bakers' Gingerbread House Challenge.
Decadent creamy caramels dipped in rich semisweet chocolate and garnished with finishing salt are perfect for gifting.
Shoyu tamago (Japanese soy sauce eggs) are wonderful as snacks or as an addition to a bento.
Creamy caramels that are easy to make and are a wonderful treat to give to a friend or to set out at a holiday party.
Soft flavorful molasses cookies can also be turned into molasses whoopie pies by sandwiching cream cheese frosting between 2 cookies.
Simple spiced apple cider--perfect as a treat on a cold day, to serve at a holiday party, or to keep on hand for unexpected guests.