Despite originating in Szechuan province in China, Mabo Tofu has become a classic Japanese dish, but with a sweeter, milder taste. It can be made very quickly and easily which has made it a popular dish in Japan for any occasssion.

You can buy some of the required ingredients directly at Japan Centre, just click on the link and add it to your basket. Feel free to leave any comments or tips at the bottom.


The next in our recipe series is a sushi roll that is very healthy and simple to prepare. It differs from maki sushi in that it is requires no cutting and is rolled by hand. Over the next few months, we’ll be showing you how to make the tastiest and most popular dishes out there.

Feel free to leave comments at the bottom with any useful suggestions or tips.