Japan is a top destination for summer and we go every year, except this year. So let’s bring Japan home with us! These recipes are super easy and pretty authentic, you’ll feel like you’re in Tokyo or Osaka in no time at all!

fluffy japanese pancakes recipe | i am a food blogFluffy Japanese Soufflé Pancakes
A must eat if you ever go to Japan because they’re SO FLUFFY!

The Best Japanese Cheesecake Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comThe Best Japanese Cheesecake
This cheesecake sells out on the regular in Tokyo – it’s so hard to get your hands on it, they call it the Phantom Cheesecake

Japanese Fruit Sandwich: Strawberry Sando Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comStrawberry Sando
Nothing says summer like strawberries and nothing says Japan like fruit sandwiches!

Japanese Shokupan Bread Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comJapanese Shokupan
Fluffy Japanese bread is the best bread!

Easy Soboro Donburi Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comSoboro Donburi
So simple yet so delicious – sweet n salty pork with eggs on a fluffy bed of rice

how to cook japanese rice | i am a food blogTuna Onigiri
If you miss those store bought combini rice balls, this is the recipe for you: miso tuna salad tucked into a delicious seaweed wrapped rice ball.

How to make Dalgona Matcha | www.iamafoodblog.comWhipped Macha
Maybe you won’t be hanging out in any cool Kyoto matcha houses, but you can still get your matcha on!

This Japanese tamagoyaki-inspired french toast is soft and custardy on the inside and crisp on the outside. The perfect combination of sweet and savory! | www.iamafoodblog.comJapanese Style Tamagoyaki French Toast
Most people are obsessed with Japanese pancakes but this creamy custardy french toast can give those jiggly cakes a run for their money.

Easy oven baked pork tonkatsu: An extra thick, super juicy pork chop done up tonkatsu style, with light and crispy panko, only baked instead of deep-fried. #japanesefood #japanese #tonkatsu #porkchop #pork #recipes #ovenbaked #dinner #easydinnerEasy Oven Baked Tonkatsu
Juicy pork, crispy panko outsides, all baked in the oven for extra ease.

japanese fried chicken karaage recipe - www.iamafoodblog.comCrispy Chicken Karaage
Juicy, crispy, maybe the best fried chicken snack ever?!

Chicken Katsu Sando: Crispy Japanese Chicken Sandwich Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comChicken Katsu Sando
Oh gosh how I miss all the different sandos (sandwiches) they have in Japan. This one is filled with a crisp panko chicken katsu.

Skip the flight to Japan and make Gram Pancake extra tall fluffy Japanese soufflé pancakes right at home. #soufflepancake #pancakes #japanese #recipe #grampancakesExtra Tall and Fluffy Gram Pancakes
Gram is famous for their pancakes in Japan. Good news – you can make them at home!

Throw a Japanese takoyaki dinner party with this takoyaki, the ultimate Japanese street food at the table with friends and family. Interactive, fun, and delicious! Authentic takoyaki recipe #japanesefood #recipes #takoyaki #streetfood #japan #tokyo #howtoTakoyaki
Probably the best little street side snack with beer: crispy molten hot takoyaki. Make them at home, no trip to Osaka needed!

Everything you ever wanted to know about Japanese mochi: what it is, how to eat it, any why you’ll want to. Trust me when I say that mochi is the secret ingredient your BBQ needs to be next level. Try this easy yakimochi recipe, you’ll never be the same again! #mochi #japanesefood #recipes #japaneseGrilled Yakimochi
Missing those yakitori vibes? Grill some mochi for a crispy chewy smoky treat.

Do you want to eat fluffy Japanese soufflé creme brûlée pancakes but don’t want to fly to Hong Kong or wait in a line for hours? This recipe is for you! Make the fluffy pancakes of your dreams, tall and fluffy with a creme brûlée crackling sugar crust. #pancakes #japanesepancakes #soufflepancakes #recipes #brunchCreme Brûlée Soufflé Pancakes
Because creme brûlée soufflé pancakes. Enough said :)

Japanese-style egg salad sandwiches! Do you love egg salad sandwiches but want a twist? Creamy kewpie mayo and jammy eggs makes this sandwich a winner. Just like the sandwiches you had on vacation in Japan but better ;) #sandwiches #eggsalad #japanese #japanesefood #recipes #recipeoftheday #eggsEgg Salad Tamago Sando
Like those creamy egg sandwiches you can find at 7-11 in Japan but even better because you didn’t have to fly anywhere.

Spicy, Savory, and Completely Addictive Mentaiko Kimchi Udon Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.comSpicy Savory Mentaiko Udon
Udon is maybe the best Japanese noodle. Yup, I went there…

PS – If you want to live vicariously through old travel posts, please check these out!

best combini sweets to try in japan | www.iamafoodblog.comThe Best Combini Sweets

where to eat tuna in tokyo #travel #tuna #tokyo #japanesefoodThe Place for Tuna Lovers in Tokyo

24 Hours in Nagoya

365 Days | www.iamafoodblog.comWhere to Eat Fluffy Shokupan

Sakura Season in Tokyo

Gamou Udon Review | www.iamafoodblog.comThe Search for the Best Udon in Japan

I hope I see you soon Japan!
xoxo steph


  1. Sabrina says:

    thank you for all, love these, fruit sandwiches?!? So much fun!

    1. Stephanie says:

      fruit sandwiches really are the best!! :D

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