cooking

Octopus balls become octopus planets with amazing tweak to takoyaki recipe

Takoyaki dumplings are a ubiquitous snack in Japan, but we’ve never seen them like this before!

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We turn Japanese bamboo shoot rice dish into a delectable dessert【RocketKitchen】

This sweet treat will give rice pudding and bread pudding lovers the best of both worlds.

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Japanese chef’s awesome giant pancake makes us want to cook them the old fashioned way again

Drawing inspiration from an internationally beloved children’s book, chef creates a hybrid pancake/cookie.

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Japanese NPO organizes Ghibli cooking event for a good cause!

Cooking and eating tasty food out of a Ghibli movie for charity certainly sounds like a good idea to us!

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We try making demi-glace sauce with catsup and chocolate【RocketKitchen】

Cooking a special dinner? Try this crazy kitchen hack!

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Bottles containing flying fish now available from Japanese vending machines in Tokyo

Now you can get your flying fish soup stock at any time of the day or night in Japan’s capital.

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Japanese head chef gets bored, cuts daikon radish into seemingly impossible chain pattern 【Video】

Yeah, I just got bored, so I decided to bend the laws of reality. No big deal.

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Only Japanese cooks could make canned sardines this appetizing [Pics and Recipes]

These recipe ideas from Japan show just how delicious fish from a can can be! 

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Japanese Twitter user shares the phrase a man should never say to his wife

Dinner is involved.

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Japanese cook shocks Internet with yolkless egg discovery

There’s no computer generated imagery here – just a case of fart egg.

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How to make amazing sweet apple pancakes using a rice cooker 【RocketKitchen】

We’re back in the RocketKitchen for a super-easy dessert recipe to impress family and friends with this holiday season.

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Epic food fails: Howl’s Moving Castle pancake ends up looking like something from a horror film

This cute character from Studio Ghibli gets up to mischief in the kitchen, nails it with a frightening result.

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Ramen-flavor cooking sauce now on sale from one of Japan’s favorite noodle chains

Tonkotsu ramen flavoring isn’t just for noodles anymore.

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Check out how this huge chunk of U.S. beef looks after using our rice cooker roasting technique!

Usher in the holiday season with a huge mound of “rice cooker roast beef” using our all-too-easy recipe.

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The top 10 most mildly infuriating kitchen disasters, as presented by Japanese Twitter

Don’t cry over spilled milk, but definitely cry over some of these.

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New Japanese internet ad features … the 10-second fried rice challenge! 【Video】

So, how fast do you think you can stir up a plate of fried rice? This ad tries to do it in 10 seconds!

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Be Mr. Sato’s online friend, and he might take you to dinner, like he did with these foreign fans

When two loyal readers from Hawaii said they’d be in Tokyo for a few days, Mr. Sato sprang into action.

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Japanese mother makes cookies that look like tiny meals

The Internet has gone crazy for this incredible biscuit collection that looks like a range of tiny food replicas.

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Japan’s handsome anime ramen idols are back again to give you their hot, flavorful noodles【Vid】

Female characters also join ramen/cooking promotion for first time.

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How to make awesome glow-in-the-dark jelly shots【RocketKitchen】

With just four quick steps and a very special ingredient, anyone can make this spectacular fluorescent jelly!

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