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Gomame, also called tatsukuri is flavored dried anchovies. It is generally considered one … More
During summer and fall, I enjoyed picking fresh shiso leaves from my community garden … More
Japanese pickle need to wait, and often require Japanese vegetables or special equipments … More
A shamoji is a Japanese rice paddle or rice spatula. It's a standard tool to handle cooked … More
I use a small ceramic grater in the picture for any cooking when a recipe calls for … More
Chopsticks are called hashi or ohashi in Japan. They are personal belongings, just as … More
When you buy a bottle of soy sauce for Japanese food, make sure to buy Japanese soy sauce. … More
It's best to get dashi (soup broth) from katsuobushi, niboshi or kombu, but sometimes we … More
Wakame is an edible seaweed that contains high levels of iodine, calcium, thiamine, and … More
We can buy miso easily at Japanese grocery stores or health food stores. But I heard that … More
Regular miso we usually use for miso soup are made from soy and/or grains. The condiment … More
I was fortunate enough to be able to work on a plot in a community garden last year. On … More