Miso Hungry Podcast

Yakisoba, Japanese Fried Noodles

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Yakisoba, pan-fried noodles tossed with vegetables, thinly sliced pork, and a sweet and savory sauce, is one of my favorite things to buy from the food vendors at a Japanese matsuri (festival). 

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Ginger Honey Okayu (Japanese Rice Porridge)

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Ginger honey okayu (okay = Japanese rice porridge) is another one of my favorite home remedies when I’m feeling under the weather, in addition to another one of my favorite ways to pair up ginger and honey (remember my Honey Ginger Lemon Tea from last week?)!  Okayu (or kayu) is a simple Japanese porridge made […]

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Black Sesame Pudding (Kuro Goma Purin, 黒ごまプリン)

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Black sesame pudding (Kuro Goma Purin, 黒ごまプリン) may sound a bit strange if you’ve never had sesame seeds in a dessert, but let me promise you that this pudding not only works, but it is divine. 

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Hinamatsuri (Japanese Girls’ Day) 2012

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Hinamatsuri, Japanese Girls’ Day, is coming up this Saturday, March 3rd!  This holiday is near and dear to my heart.  With two little girls of my own, I love having a holiday that can be all about them.  I’ve written quite a bit about Hinamatsuri in the past, including a post about the first Hinamatsuri […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you, my wonderful friends and readers! I hope your day is a wonderful one! If you love chocolate as much as I do, don’t miss our newest Miso Hungry episode all about chocolate in honor of the day of love! Plus, we’ve got some super cute chocolate bar wrappers […]

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Celebrate the Super Bowl with Turkey Avocado Onigiri Footballs

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Turkey Avocado Onigiri Footballs Makes approximately 6 onigiri 1 medium avocado, peeled and pitted 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 thin slices turkey (lunch-meat style) 3 cups freshly steamed Japanese rice 1 sheet nori (seaweed) Special equipment: football-shaped cookie cutter 1. Mash the avocado, lime juice, and […]

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How To Make Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls)

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Onigiri (“oh-nee-gee-ree”) are Japanese rice balls and today I’m going to show you how easy they are to make!  As I was working on the material for this post, I realized that I’ve been writing about onigiri for a long time on this little piece of the inter-webs of mine.  I’ve been writing about the […]

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Miso Hungry Podcast!

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A podcast! A podcast! We have a podcast!!  Yeah, I’m not excited in the least. Ahem.  Recording a podcast is something I have been wanting to do for a while now, but the how was what has held me back.  Doing it by myself was out of the question—there was no way I was going […]

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