Less than 10 minutes
A light and healthy dish that's perfect for summer. Also a good example of the neba-neba group of foods, neba-neba meaning slippery, sticky or slimy. Try it and see!
This subtle and elegant dish showcases the delicate flavour of a much-loved Japanese staple, tofu.
A quick and delicious way to use up leftover rice and grilled fish. Perfect for a light summer supper.
This recipe makes a basic mentsuyu for dipping noodles. Experiment with ratios to find your perfect combination!
A fabulously fresh shochu-based cocktail, ideal for chic afternoon garden parties and balmy summer evenings.
This makes a sweet tasting vinegar sauce that aids the digestion and cleanses the palate. It should be used with vegetables and salads; it's not recommended for meat or fish. It's particularly well suited to root vegetables such as ginger, lotus root and daikon radish.
This is a wonderful sauce, packed with the goodness of miso, that can be used to accompany vegetables, meat or fish. Try simmering some konnyaku (Devil's Tongue Jelly) in dashi, then coating with miso sauce for a hearty treat.
This smooth and delicious sauce can be enjoyed as it is, but is even better with some crushed, toasted sesame seeds for some extra crunch. It makes a delicious addition to boiled vegetables and fried foods.
An easy and refreshing alternative to traditional nibbles. Prepare this delicately tangy snack a few days in advance.
Bainiku literaly means 'meat of plum'. This sour and salty sauce is made from pickled plum (umeboshi), one of the most popular pickles in Japan.
This traditional Japanese dessert would make the perfect way to round off any meal.
Boost digestion and veggie intake all at once with some delicious crunchy pickles, and master a versatile low-fat dressing.
Spice up your lunch life with this easy-to-use, easy-to-get-addicted to wasabi sauce. Be careful - it's hotter than you think!
Tofu is a great way to get healthy protein into your diet. This is a super quick way to get started ? then the world is your soybean!
Japanese noodles are starting to catch up with sushi as the UK's favourite Japanese meal. Find out why with this healthy salad.
Both spinach and sesame are packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Add this to your menu for a health-boosting dish that tastes great, too.
The onigiri is Japan’s handiest meal, like our sandwich. And this is toasted version!