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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
Coffee in Japan tastes really good. It’s not my national prejudice, because I heard the … More
Grilling is one of the essential way of cooking simple Japanese food. It doesn't require … More
A kappogi is a Japanese style apron, which is particularly made to be worn over kimono. … More
Kuromame beans are one of the important osechi ryori items. Just like many other beans' … More
Soba noodles (buckwheat noodles) are common grocery items in Japan, but buckwheat flour … More
Udon are thick noodles made from flour. They are sold as dried, frozen, or boiled 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