Yum Yum Yam Tororo Soba

Have you tried the previous recipe of grated nagaimo rice? If so I hope you liked it and looking for another way to try it!

So I’m introducing nagaimo with soba noodle. This is also popular when eating nagaimo as Tororo soba. If you want to try very Japanese food in both traditional, authentic, or anything you name “experiencing Japan without going to actual place,” try pouring tororo on soba noodle and slurp your noodle with loud sound.

We all know it’s against manner here in the states or other countries in western culture, but with loud sound of slurping, it is considered good manner in Japanese culture. (Although recent young people started not to make loud sound when they eat noodle because western culture of manner is shared widely today. But if you know the traditional Japanese manner, you’ll be welcomed by people from all age!)

Don’t worry, you are not at restaurant since my blog is telling you the method of home cooking;)

Want to share new and a little weird Japanese culture? Just cook tororo soba and slurp it with loudest sound you can make! 🙂



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Sesame Soba Salad

I’ve introduced soba salad with ginger miso dressing, so this time I’d like to share you all for another soba salad recipe by using ponzu sauce based seasoning.

Zesty ponzu sauce with just a hint of sesame oil, ginger and garlic combination give rich aroma and flavorful taste.

If you are craving soba salad for hot summer day, this is the one you should try!


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Soba Salad with Ginger Miso Dressing

While I was on grocery shopping, I passed dressing aisle that shelf was filled with many kinds of mayo, ranch, or vinaigrette dressing. And, I saw miso ginger dressing.

Miso Ginger Dressing. Wow. it’s interesting.

While some of you may think it’s nothing special in American grocery store selection, I was shocked because I have never used miso for dressing. It was definitely new world for me, so I got see if miso ginger dressing suite for some cold dish before my final judge.

I’ve heard about soba salad, so I combined to try them together.


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