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Featured Recipes

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Tsukudani of Hot

When I was a child, my grandma used to buy bunches of hot pepper plants with roots still … More

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Sauteed Arugula with

Early summer when arugula is abundant, quick sauteed arugula with soy sauce can make easy … More

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How to Make Umeboshi

Umeboshi is salted and dried fruit of Prunus mume, which is a family of apricots, even … More

Featured Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

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Tenugui Cloth

When I was back in Japan this spring, one of my friends gave me the pretty tenugui cloth … More

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Otoshibuta

An otoshibuta is used only for Japanese cooking according to wiki. It is a flat lid … More

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Grater

I use a small ceramic grater in the picture for any cooking when a recipe calls for … More

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Satoimo (Eddoe or

Taro or Eddoe is called satoimo in Japan. When the first time I saw them at my … More

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Ramune

Ramune is Japanese soda drink in an old-fashioned Codd-neck bottle, which seems to be … More

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Koji

Koji is a culture which is made up of multiple complex organisms, including mold, bacteria … More

Featured Blog Entries

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Kinzanji Miso 2nd

Kinzanji miso is side dish miso. It's not for miso soup, even though it can be used for … More

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Miso Development

We can buy miso easily at Japanese grocery stores or health food stores. But I heard that … More

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Kinzanji Miso

Regular miso we usually use for miso soup are made from soy and/or grains. The condiment … More