If you are looking for a new seasoning to jazz up your rice or pasta, or want to add a bit more Japanese fusion into your everyday cooking, try furikake. Furikake is a Japanese topping that is usually sprinkled on top of finished dishes. It is a delicious seasoning usually made from ingredients like dried seaweed, dried fish, sesame seeds, salt, and sugar.
This versatile Japanese seasoning to sprinkle on top of rice, in sushi rolls or onigiri rice balls, on top of yakisoba, pasta, pizza, salads, and even on popcorn. Add it to any food that you feel needs an umami punch. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, the flavor combinations are endless. Have fun using furikake to add flavor to simple foods, or coming up with your own new culinary creation.