Japanese Classics: Teriyaki, Tempura & More (DVD + Streaming)


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Master timeless Japanese cooking techniques for quick, easy and incredibly flavorful dishes any night of the week. IACP Award-winning cookbook author Elizabeth Andoh is your guide as you learn how to build flavor with Japanese stocks and make your first dish: savory dashi-steeped green beans. Then, uncover the secrets to perfectly cooked rice for quick and nutritious meals, including salmon-stuffed rice bundles and rainbow bowls. Miso soup may get all the attention, but in your next lesson, Elizabeth shows you how miso can impart its flavor to a variety of dishes, including Japanese meatballs. And, she shares her simple tricks for pickled veggies, the perfect accompaniment to any meal. Plus, get comfortable cooking Japanese dishes on your stovetop, from salmon teriyaki to blistered peppers and even skillet-seared steak. And deep-fry your way to crispy tempura anytime you wish.

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Building Flavor the Japanese Way (22:37)
Start by exploring Japanese stocks and get comfortable with dashi (a basic sea stock) and umami essence. Then, master ohitashi, a delicious dish of dashi-steeped green beans. Along the way, discover the secrets to temperature and timing in stocks, and create deep flavors with umami essence.

Rice Basics & Beyond (27:41)
Learn how to rely on rice for fast, easy and nutritious meals. Whip up several classics, including basic white rice, a domburi-style rainbow bowl and salmon-stuffed rice bundles. From the basics of washing and cooking rice to make-ahead toppings for big bowls, this lesson has everything you need to know for perfect rice.

Cooking With Miso (21:29)
Start working with miso! Make a classic miso soup (miso shiru) as well as delectable Japanese meatballs. You’ll explore the various types of miso, and techniques that preserve aroma and flavor. And, find out how miso can play both lead and supporting roles in your dishes.

Salads & Quick Pickles (24:59)
Focus on pickles in this lesson, transforming radishes into a celebration salad, and make speedy, chunky pickles from carrots and cucumbers. You’ll learn how to pickle with salt, vinegar and shio koji (a fermented rice product), and you’ll master fundamental Japanese cutting techniques.

Skillet Skills (20:42)
Elizabeth shows you each step of making salmon teriyaki, skillet-blistered shishito peppers and skillet-seared steak with ponzu. Plus, discover the Japanese concept of gaman, or patience, as you practice skillet techniques for results worth the wait.

Deep-Frying the Japanese Way (19:28)
In your last lesson, master classic tempura and panko. From tempura heaven-and-earth pancakes to panko fish fry, find out how easy it is to bring these delicious dishes to life.

Your Instructor

Elizabeth Andoh
Elizabeth Andoh has called Japan home for more than 40 years. She trained at the Yanagihara School of Classical Japanese Cuisine in Tokyo and subsequently wrote six books on Japanese cooking. Two of her cookbooks, An Ocean of Flavor and Washoku, are IACP award winners. Additionally, Elizabeth is the director and chief instructor at A Taste of Culture culinary arts program in Tokyo.

Bonus Materials

Japanese Classics - Recipes, Techniques and Japanese Kitchen Guide


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