For over 14 years, I’ve been posting recipes and cooking videos here because I believe everyone should have access to techniques to make them better cooks. I usually spend days (or sometimes weeks) researching a dish and its ingredients and developing and testing my version of it. Then I’ll spend another week documenting the techniques and steps through words, photos, and video. This is a labor of love for me, but a lot of time and money goes into producing this content. If you value what I do, here are some ways you can help:
I know not everyone is in a place to contribute financially, but here are other ways you can help.
- By sharing recipes with friends, leaving comments, and rating and liking recipes both here on and YouTube, you send signals to search engines that the content is good and they will show it to more people.
- If you start watching a video, please watch it till the end. Stopping part of the way through a video (even if you plan to watch the rest later) tells YouTube that you don’t like the video and it will be less likely to show it to others. Of course if you hate the video, you don’t have to watch it through.
- I read all of my comments, and positive vibes are always welcome! Food blogging is a solitary endeavor and it’s nice to hear from you, even if it’s just a quick “hello😀”.
The best way you can support my work financially is by becoming a member of No Recipes on Patreon. For as little as the cost of a cup of coffee each month, you can help cover my production costs, and there are different tiers that offer you benefits, such as a weekly recipe that is only available to Patrons, and access to an exclusive Discord community where you can share your kitchen successes and ask me questions. There’s even a tier that gets you and three friends dinner at my place once a year!
If you’re not interested in contributing on an ongoing basis, here are some methods to send a one-time contribution:
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But if you’re in the US, Tippsy has an incredible selection of sake: like this one that’s great for cooking, or this one that’s great for sipping. They also offer a quarterly sake box membership that’s a great way to explore the wonderful world of sake. Using these links won’t cost you any more, but every purchase you make helps me out, so if you’re looking for some good sake, go check them out.Be sure to use the coupon code “SHOPTIPPSY” for 10% off your first purchase.
Traditional Japanese Tableware
I often get asked about the Japanese tableware I use for my photos and videos and historically I cobbled together my collection from shops around Japan. I recently found an online shop that ships worldwide, which has an amazing selection of both traditional and modern Japanese tableware from all around Japan. I’ve partnered up with them to showcase their goods in upcoming videos, and although it doesn’t cost you anything extra, every order you place with them helps me out, so have a look at their selection to see if anything piques your interest. Use coupon code “NORECIPES” to get 5% off your order.
Ultimate Bento: Healthy, Delicious and Affordable: 85 Mix-and-Match Bento Box Recipes – I’ve partnered with the co-host of my TV show Bento Expo to co-author a book about Japanese Bento box lunches.
Japanese Ingredient Box
Unfortunately our first Japanese ingredient box has sold out, but we’re working on one for holiday season 2021, so sign up to be notified when it’s released.