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onigirazu

Onigirazu

Introducing onigirazu. The hottest home made Japanese food right now. Many Japanese … More

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Braised Pork and

Daikon is wonderful vegetable to cook with fatty fish or meat, as it absorbs flavor well. … More

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Fried Soy Beans

This fried soy beans recipe is simple but addictive. The beans, individually coated with … More

Featured Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

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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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Grater

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

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Portable Gas Stove

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

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Panko (Japanese

Martha Stewart talked about them on her show, Mark Bittman referred to it in the New York … More

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Shimeji Mushrooms

Japan is a humid country and mushrooms grow well. Shiitake, shimeji, matsutake, enoki, … More

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Furikake

Furikake is condiment to sprinkle over rice, or mix in rice when making rice balls. When … More

Featured Blog Entries

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1 Year Old Umeboshi

Umeboshi is preserved food, and it reaches to the peak flavor 2~3 years after being made. … More

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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