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Featured Recipes

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Mochi Ice Cream

Have you eaten mochi ice cream? Ice cream wrapped with soft and slightly elastic … More

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Chicken Umeboshi

Chicken umeboshi pasta is so easy and quick to prepare, but amazingly delicious. I prefer … More

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Wings Yakitori

Many chicken parts can be made to yakitori. Some are flavored with sweet soy sauce, others … More

Featured Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

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Portable Gas Stove

A portable gas stove comes in handy when eating nabemono, such as hot pot or sukiyaki. … More

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Shamoji (Rice

A shamoji is a Japanese rice paddle, rice scoop, or rice spatula. It's a standard tool to … More

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Bento Lunch Jar

Unlike me, my son has a small appetite. He refuses to eat school lunch, which I truly hope … More

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Nameko

I usually write about food when I found, ate, or cooked. But I actually have never seen … More

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Somen

There are several noodle categories in Japan. Udon, soba and ramen noodles are well known. … More

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Kabukiage

I don't like senbei, a type of Japanese rice crackers. Well, I don't hate it, because I … More

Featured Blog Entries

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Kagami Mochi

Japanese households display a decorated offering called kagami mochi from the end of year … More

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Garlic Infused Soy

Garlic infused soy sauce, ninniku-shoyu in Japanese, is super seasoning. As a matter of … More

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Where to Get Fish

Are the fish for sushi different from other fish on the market? The answer is yes and no. … More