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Teppanyaki 101: The History, Ingredients and Performance of the Art of Teppanyaki

What is teppanyaki? Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cuisine, and is derived from the words ‘teppan’ (iron plate) and ‘yaki’ (grilled, boiled, or pan-fried). So, it literally means ‘grilling on an iron plate’. The dishes cooked using an iron plate include meat, seafood, and noodles. What’s more, teppanyaki is a combination of Eastern flavours and Western side dishes. And while teppanyaki is a style of cooking, it’s definitely more

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kobejones - Teppanyaki 101 The History, Ingredients and Performance of the Art of Teppanyaki

10 Japanese Flavour Combinations to Try for Maximum ‘Umami’

Umami is the fifth taste, after sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. It means ‘savoury deliciousness’, which is usually associated with Japanese cuisine (eg dashi – a broth made of seaweed). Umami is also described as brothy, meaty, flavourful, and satisfying. The pleasant savoury taste of umami is due to the amino acid glutamate and the nucleotides inosinate and guanylate. These occur naturally in foods such as meat, poultry, seafood, fruits,

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12 Amazing Japanese Seafood Recipes

It’s no secret that the world is in the midst of a Japanese cooking bubble. Over the past few years, through the emergence of social media and the popularity of restaurants such as Kobe Jones, Japanese cooking is well and truly on the radar of many home cooks. From creative bento boxes and sweet potato stir fry, to japanese milk bread and three cheese tarts, Japanese recipes have home cooks

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