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Featured Recipes

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Soy Sauce Flavored

I learned from Japanese SNS that cheese soaked in soy sauce mixture is pretty good. … More

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Nukadoko (Pickling

Nukadoko or nukamiso is Japanese fermented picking bed made from rice bran. Pickles made … More

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Fried Konnyaku

When I visited Japan, I heard that konnyaku can be used as meat substitute on a TV cooking … More

Featured Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

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Kappogi (Japanese

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

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Bento Lunch Jar

Unlike me, my son has a small appetite. He refuses to eat school lunch, which I truly hope … More

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Chopsticks

Chopsticks are called hashi or ohashi in Japan. They are personal belongings, just as … More

Featured Japanese Groceries

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Sake for Japanese

Japanese recipes often use sake for Japanese cooking, because it increases flavor, removes … More

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Yuzu Kosho

Yuzu kosho is paste of yuzu, a fragrant and Japanese citrus fruit, and hot pepper. If you … More

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Pressed Barley

Pressed barley is called oshimugi in Japanese. It’s just like rolled oats. By flattening … More

Featured Blog Entries

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Iga Mono (also known

In Japanese, Iga mono means either someone from Iga or something from Iga. When the words … More

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Ayu (fish)

Ayu lives in streams in Japan, and it is considered to be a summer treat in mountain … More

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Sharpening Knifes

I've been plagued with dull kitchen knifes. I bought a decent knife, which was wonderful … More