What is Goma-ae?


is a typical and very popular Japanese side dish of blanched vegetables dressed with savory sesame dressing.

('Goma' means sesame and 'ae' means to dress or mix in Japanese)

The essence of Japanese cuisine is pre-seasoning of the ingredients before combining all ingredients at the end.

Goma-ae is a simple dish but this "pre-seasoning" technique plays a very important role. This way, it can be said that goma-ae embodies real essence of Japanese food.

Green beans goma-ae

Spinach goma-ae

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