Kikkoman Food Blog

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

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Quick and easy snack ideas by Kikkoman

Fancy a tasty snack but don’t feel like cooking much? Check out Kikkoman’s recipes for delicious snacks that you can make in no time at all.

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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.

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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.

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Oven-fresh Specialities

Oven-fresh foods indulge all the senses – they’re hot, savoury, deliciously aromatic and taste absolutely fabulous. The long cooking time really brings out the fine aromas of all the spices and seasonings.

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Soup and Stew Season

Soups and stews are more than just starters. They are warming, filling and wholesome meals that are so versatile they’ll never go out of fashion. Especially in the cold season they are very popular.

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Europe’s traditional Christmas meals

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Asian Noodle Types

Do you know your noodles? Have you heard of SOBA, UDON and RAMEN? And what about SHIRATAKI? Read on to discover more!

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La Dolce Vita with Kikkoman

Typical Italian ingredients such as Parmesan cheese, dried tomatoes, mushrooms and anchovies all share a certain feature: umami, a special full-bodied flavour. So why not combine it with umami soy sauce?