Kikkoman Food Blog

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

Kikkoman on Fire. Grill & BBQ recipes
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Kikkoman on Fire. Grill & BBQ recipes

Are you dreaming of a barbecue feast with dishes from different parts of the world? So let’s invite Kikkoman products, light the fire and read our grill recipes!

It’s crunch time: Kikkoman Panko – Japanese style crispy bread crumbs
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It’s crunch time: Kikkoman Panko – Japanese style crispy bread crumbs

Kikkoman Panko – Japanese style crispy bread crumbs is the new versatile ingredient for your pantry. It adds a deliciously crunchy texture to dishes of all kinds.

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.

Prepared with love: three menus for  Valentine’s Day
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Prepared with love: three menus for Valentine’s Day

It’ll be Valentine’s Day on 14 February – an ideal opportunity to surprise your other half with a lovingly prepared candlelit dinner. Kikkoman has put together three unique menus for your dinner.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 7
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 7

Good food’s an important part of the run-up to Christmas – especially this year. In Kikkoman’s latest #Stay home, cook at home newsletter, you’ll find 10 recipes for delicious mains bursting with umami flavour.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 6
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 6

Cook at home – and enjoy great food at home! Kikkoman has put together 7 tasty soup recipes that are sure to leave you with a warm glow inside.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 5
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 5

Kikkoman has put together some great recipes for you and your loved ones to enjoy at home. This time we have 10 tasty autumn dishes packed full of flavour and aroma.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 4
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 4

In this special edition no. 4 of our #Stay home, cook at home recipe service series we have 5 recipes that kids & teens will love – from pasta and burgers to sushi. They’re easy to make and taste great.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 3
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 3

It’s time for the third special edition of our Kikkoman recipe subscription, with another serving of culinary inspiration. This time we’re showcasing 5 tasty vegetarian recipes.

#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 2
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#Stay home, cook at home:  Vol. 2

Spending more time at home means you have more time to cook! And it’s fun to tempt the palate with new recipes from time to time. For example: Our five delicious pasta creations with Kikkoman. Enjoy!

#Stay home, cook at home: Vol. 1
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#Stay home, cook at home: Vol. 1

Spending more time at home means you have more time to cook! Kikkoman has compiled a selection of recipes that are perfect for home-cooked meals with the family. They include 5 popular Japanese dishes that everyone will love.

New party dips for the festive season
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New party dips for the festive season

Kikkoman has created the ultimate collection of party dip recipes that will keep your festive guests coming back for more. They’re easy to make and packed with umami flavour.

Washoku
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Washoku

Japan’s traditional cuisine is called Washoku. It's very closely associated with the country’s culture and philosophy, and it has even been accorded world cultural heritage by UNESCO.