September 26, 2016

Japanify: Soboro Donburi (Crumbly Chicken Bowl)

by Yoko Kumano


During my last visit to Tokyo, my grandma sent me home with some store bought, vacuum-sealed beef soboro.

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February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by Yoko Kumano


Shopping for the freshest seafood just got easier with another fish market that opened in the People’s Republic of Berkeley.

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February 20, 2013

Casa de Kei: Gyū-Don (Beef Bowl)

by Keisuke Akabori

Gyū-don w/ tokyo negi, chive points, tofu and shichimi 

Serves 2 

1/2 lb thinly sliced beef
1/2 block tofu (cut into 9 pieces)
1 stick of tokyo negi (you can use regular green onion or yellow onion)
3/4 cup of beef stock or dashi
2 tbl sake
2 tbl mirin sweet cooking sake
3 tbl soy sauce
2 teaspoon sugar
6 chive sticks
donburi (bowl) portion of rice



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November 13, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Chirashizushi at Sakana-tei (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

I always thought chirashizushi was the large, family-friendly tub of vinegared sushi rice studded with a variety of colourful ingredients such as shiitake, cooked seafood, and what ever else you like — all sprinkled with thinly sliced Japanese omelette and cucumber.

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October 25, 2012

Japanify: Negitoro Don

by Yoko Kumano

I am posting a recipe for negitoro donburi for the pure fact that this is the most delicious thing to make in under 5 minutes if you have cooked rice on hand.

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March 8, 2012

Japanify: Ikuradon (Ode to Hokkaido)

by Yoko Kumano

ikura don

There was an egg festival in my bowl of rice the other day. I placed a raw egg yolk on a mound of ikura (salmon roe) on top of my steaming hot bowl of rice.

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