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dijon miso dip spread nandemo kitchen japanese food cooking

RECIPE: DIJON MISO DIP/SPREAD

A friend of mine was coming over for dinner recently. I’d spent a couple of hours working on a stew and had just put it into the oven…

finished turkey frame and lentil soup nandemo kitchen

RECIPE: TURKEY FRAME SOUP WITH LENTILS

Thanksgiving is not a thing in Japan. Just the sight of a roast chicken is rare, let alone a roast turkey. It’s something celebrated (to the best of…

original homemade tomato sauce from nandemo kitchen

RECIPE: HOMEMADE TOMATO SAUCE

“Master the basics!” is such a vague suggestion. Where do you draw the line between what is basic and what isn’t? Doesn’t it vary from culture to culture?…