Kikkoman Food Blog

Japan, Washoku & Kikkoman are inseparable. Be inspired by the topics and our cooking tips.

Desserts with Kikkoman Soy Sauce
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Desserts with Kikkoman Soy Sauce

Desserts with soy sauce as an ingredient are incredibly popular in Japan. Soy sauce is even used in ice-cream mixes to add a special caramel-like flavour.

Egg meals with Kikkoman
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Egg meals with Kikkoman

Did you know that soy sauce also goes really well with egg dishes? Japanese cuisine has a great many dishes featuring eggs as a main or secondary ingredient.

Asparagus Season with Kikkoman
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Asparagus Season with Kikkoman

Asparagus doesn’t just taste great in the traditional way with hollandaise sauce: it also makes a delicious duo with soy sauce. We've gathered tips for you from purchase to serving up.

Sakura Zensen
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Sakura Zensen

Every year Sakura Zensen, the “cherry blossom front”, covers Japan in a blanket of white and pink petals. Learn more about the cherry blossom season.

Try a temaki party: it’s easy, tasty and lots of fun!
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Try a temaki party: it’s easy, tasty and lots of fun!

At a temaki party, all the ingredients are laid out on the table and guests can simply help themselves to whatever they fancy, roll it up in a wrap and enjoy.

Gyoza – delicious savoury parcels
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Gyoza – delicious savoury parcels

Discover the amazing versatility of savoury Japanese gyoza dumplings - pan-fried, steamed or deep-fried.

Europe’s traditional Christmas meals
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Europe’s traditional Christmas meals

Kikkoman soy sauce gives all Christmas dishes a special UMAMI kick - find out how!

Christmas meals with the umami factor
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Christmas meals with the umami factor

Christmas is definitely the most indulgent dining season of the year. Visit Kikkoman’s recipe world for festive food inspiration.

Fabulous sushi cake recipes that everyone can make
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Fabulous sushi cake recipes that everyone can make

Sushi cakes are easy to make and taste absolutely fabulous. You don’t have to be a talented cook to prepare these special, eye-catching offerings that will surprise and delight family and guests!

Osechi-ryōri: New Year specialities from Japan
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Osechi-ryōri: New Year specialities from Japan

31 December and 1 January mark a major festival in Japan: osechi-ryōri. It involves eating a wide variety of traditional delicacies – and they’re foods that you can prepare yourself at home.

Have you ever heard of shabu-shabu?
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Have you ever heard of shabu-shabu?

Thinly sliced beef, Chinese cabbage, carrots, mushrooms and other kinds of vegetables are all ingredients of Japanese shabu-shabu, a fondue-style dish made with stock.

Fondue with a difference – with Kikkoman sauces
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Fondue with a difference – with Kikkoman sauces

Cooking traditional fondue shabu-shabu style is quite simple. Kikkoman has put together three fantastic recipes for this European classic with a Japanese twist.