Japanese

A piece of miso cod in a skillet with an orange napkin next to it.

Miso Cod

This five-ingredient fix, a restaurant classic as well as a simple weeknight dinner, will have you practicing your acceptance speech for the best dinner ever.

A black bowl with a block of warm tofu with soy sauce, ginger, and scallion garnish.

Warm Tofu with Soy Sauce, Ginger, and Scallion

Warm, gently spiced, tofu that might make a believer out of you. If you already love tofu, then you know that it can actually be comfort food, when prepared the right way. If not, here’s your chance.

A black bowl filled with curried pork ramen, jammy egg, bok choy, sliced radish, and basil.

Curried Pork Ramen

A truly slurp-worthy and Instagram-able bowl of noodles that’ll satiate any ramen craving.

A patterned bowl with slices of braised pork with soy sauce on a red tray.

Braised Pork with Soy Sauce

Japanese-style braised pork is a pretty hands-off way to make an exceptionally tasty dinner. And we hear it’s even better the next day.

Two halves of miso-glazed eggplant sprinkled with cilantro and scallions with a fork and knife and bowl of sesame seeds beside them.

Miso-Glazed Eggplant

Here’s a vegan recipe for roasted eggplant slicked with a salty sweet miso-glaze that’s a veritable umami-bomb. Even those of us who aren’t vegan are devouring it and asking for more.

A white enamel wok filled with sake-steamed clams, broth, and scallions.

Sake Steamed Clams

These sake steamed clams from a restaurant chef are easier to prepare than you’d think. Japanese restaurant-worthy food at home.

A small cup of carrot ginger dressing with some drizzled over two pieces of lettuce lying beside it.

Carrot Ginger Dressing

This zippy little recipe is gonna liven up more than just salad greens, because trust us, you’re gonna wanna pour it over everything you think needs a burst of flavor.

A ceramic bowl filled with pumpkin ginger mash with a person scooping a spoon into it.

Pumpkin Ginger Mash

Sweet autumn squash gets unexpectedly enhanced with the warmth of ginger and the complex depth of soy sauce and sesame oil.

Pieces of sliced chicken with teriyaki sauce in a pewter bowl.

Chicken with Teriyaki Sauce

Real-deal teriyaki sauce that’s not from a bottle, relies on just four ingredients, can easily be committed to memory, and takes just minutes to make. You’re welcome.