the appetizer:

Some Western culinary influences in Japan, including Portugal (tempura) and the Americas (teppanyaki), have been so integrated into Japanese cooking, it is difficult to differentiate them from more traditional Japanese cuisine like sushi and kaiseki. Standard Japanese meals usually include rice, soup, pickles and an entree, like fish or vegetables.

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Japanese-Style Salad Dressings

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Here are some simple dressings:

Oil and Vinegar

1 tbs rice vinegar
2 tbs vegetable oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp soy sauce
salt and pepper

Ginger Dressing

1 tbs rice vinegar
1 tbs vegetable oil
1 tbs sesame oil
1 tbs grated fresh ginger
1 tsp soy sauce

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