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Sauteed-Arugula

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

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Japanese Salad with

This is a variation of Warm Japanese Salad with Katsuobushi and Soy Sauce. Salad can be … 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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Syphoned Coffee

Coffee in Japan tastes really good. It’s not my national prejudice, because I heard the … More

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Kappogi (Japanese

A kappogi is a Japanese style apron, which is particularly made to be worn over kimono. … More

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Tonkatsu Sosu

Tonkatsu sosu is a Japanese version of Worcestershire sauce, and both ingredients are … More

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How to Make Iced

Tea is a deep fascinating subject. According to The Tea Association of The USA, tea is the … More

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How to Fillet

I don’t know how many people are willing to fillet mackerels in the United States, when … 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