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Featured Recipes

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Onion and Canned

When you want to have one more side dish, this onion and canned fish is a quick fix. You … More

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Salt Cabbage

Japanese eat cabbage a lot. Slice it super thin and serve on the side of breaded fries, … More

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Kakiage Don Recipe

Kakiage don is a don meal, which means something on top of rice in a bowl. A don meal is … More

Featured Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

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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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Mandoline Slicer

Mandoline slicers became one of the standard cooking gadgets in American kitchens. I saw … More

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Donabe

A donabe is a thick Japanese clay pot, used to cook a hot pot in. It can be placed on the … More

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Jako (Shirasu)

Jako is boiled and dried baby sardines. Baby sardines are widely eaten in Japan, and … More

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Green Tea

I am a big fan of green tea, since I was a child. I must drink Japanese green tea with … More

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Rice

Most glutenous short grain Japanese rice sold in the United States are made in California, … 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