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Dōmyō-ji-ko - Japanese rice flour

Dōmyō-ji-ko (道明寺粉) is a special rice flour used in Japanese cuisine, particularly for preparing sweet dishes such as dango (団子 - rice dumplings), mochi (餅 - rice cakes) and [...].

What is not washoku or Japanese cuisine

Washoku Japanese cuisine is considered one of the most varied and healthiest cuisines in the world. But not everything that comes under the label of Japanese cuisine really has anything to do with washoku...

Mayonnaise in Japanese cuisine

Japan - who in Germany doesn't commonly think of sushi, healthy food, long life, the finest ingredients and perhaps soy sauce and miso paste? Some will be surprised to learn that Japan [...]

Sashimi in Munich

Where can you find the best sashimi in Munich? And where can you find good sashimi in Munich? Here is our experience & opinion

How to recognize good Japanese restaurants

Sushi seems to be available on every corner today - but only Japanese chefs know how to season the rice properly and cut the fish correctly. Something like that [...]

Washoku Glossary

Washoku Glossary Japanese cuisine is an endless treasure chest of exciting stories. Here we link a few terms we've encountered on our forays into Japanese cuisine. A B [...]

Japanese kitchen herbs

Authentic Japanese cuisine likes to focus on the inherent flavor of the ingredients used and refrains from mixing flavors together too much. These should complement each other much more. From this [...]