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Citron Tea – How to Make Yuzu Cha (Healthy Version)

Citron Tea – How to Make Yuzu Cha (Healthy Version)

Citron tea is something I've started to make at home once it begins to get cold outside in December. Drinking a glass right before bed helps me relax. Naturally packed with vitamin C, citron tea is a time-tested cold and flu remedy in Korea and Japan. Soothe your soul...

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Ajitama – How to make ramen egg for a snack or appetizer

Ajitama – How to make ramen egg for a snack or appetizer

Ajitama have always been my favorite topping for ramen, hands down. These soy-marinated eggs can also be a healthy and convenient snack all on their own! You could even doll them up a little to serve as an izakaya-style appetizer. Or do what I do: pack one ramen egg...

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Natto Recipe for People Who Don’t Like Natto (Yet)

Natto Recipe for People Who Don’t Like Natto (Yet)

This natto recipe is for you if you're someone who doesn't like natto.  I'm sure you already know that eating natto is really healthy. It's Japan's #1 superfood. That's not the problem. You're just not sure how you'll ever be able to get past the smell and sticky...

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Cold Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba)- How to Make At Home

Cold Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba)- How to Make At Home

Cold soba noodles, "zaru soba" in Japanese, is a light, refreshing meal that’s served more often in the summer. Want an easy, 10-minute recipe for chilled soba when it's too hot to cook? Are you looking for a not-so-heavy alternative to wheat pasta? This dish is ideal...

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Japanese Eggs – Tamagoyaki Recipe (Rolled Omelettes)

Japanese Eggs – Tamagoyaki Recipe (Rolled Omelettes)

If you just asked Google how to make "Japanese eggs", my guess is you're craving tamagoyaki, Japanese rolled omelettes. Mmm, MMM! At first glance of the picture below, you might think it looks difficult to make. I promise you– with a little practice, this recipe is...

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Zucchini Slices to Make Healthy, Low Carb Dumplings (Asian)

Zucchini Slices to Make Healthy, Low Carb Dumplings (Asian)

This is the best summer zucchini recipe that you've never even heard of. I call these new dumplings "bikini zucchini gyoza". Essentially, they're gyoza wrapped with a zucchini bikini. And– oh baby!– they're sizzling hot! If you're a lover of food in dumpling form like...

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Matcha Latte Green Tea Recipe with Coconut Milk

Matcha Latte Green Tea Recipe with Coconut Milk

After you try this healthy matcha latte made with coconut milk, you won't need to go back to dairy. I haven't had a regular latte since I discovered this unlikely combination. For some reason, matcha and coconut milk just go together. You gotta try it! Jump to the...

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